Click to enlargeLOOK & FEEL

Studies in Texture, Appearance and Incidental Characteristics of Food.

Edited by Harlan Walker.
245 pages.


OXFORD SYMPOSIUM ON FOOD AND COOKERY
1993 PROCEEDINGS

CONTENTS

AT AN ASSYRIAN TABLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST MICHAEL ABDALLA ---------- 5

'ALL SUGAR FROM THE WAVES':
THE CHANGING CONCEPT OF SUGAR
JOAN P. ALCOCK ---------- 11

THE LORD MAYOR'S CAKE
JOAN P. ALCOCK ---------- 25

UPDATING MARINETTI:
A FUTURIST BANQUET IN THE 1990s
ROSE ARNOLD ---------- 31

DECORATING PASTRIES AND CONFECTIONS WITH GOLD CAROLE BLOOM ---------- 36

CREAM IN YOUR COFFEE - LOOK OR FEEL?
DAVID BOOTH ---------- 41

SUSPECT SALEP
HOLLY CHASE ---------- 44

THE NOODLES OF SAMARKHAND - ENGINEERING PASTA
ROBERT CHENCINER ---------- 48

THE THIRTEEN LAYERS OF THE HEAVENS,
AND OTHER MAYA RITUAL BREADS
SOPHIE COE ---------- 62

CAVIAR - WHO SETS THE TONE?
SILVIJA DAVIDSON ---------- 66

FORETELLING THE FUTURE?
DOROTHY DUNCAN ---------- 72

A TOWN BEJEWELLED:
PHILIPPINE FOOD ART
DOREEN G. FERNANDEZ ---------- 74

TOO PRETTY TO EAT!
APPEARANCE AND TEXTURE IN JAPANESE FOOD
RICHARD HOSKING ---------- 80

WRAPPED THAI FOOD
PHILIP IDDISON ---------- 87

FOODS OF ANOTHER COLOUR
MARY WALLACE KELSEY ---------- 96

THE TABLE.
SHARED PLEASURES, MIXED SENSES.
SENSORY CAPTURE AND SHORT CIRCUITS
MAX LAKE ---------- 100

VEGETABLE WRAPS
IN TRADITIONAL LATIN AMERICAN FOOD:
A NATURAL LOOK
JOSE RAFAEL LOVERA ---------- 105

KITSCH CULINARY ICONS:
THE CULTURAL ROOTS OF CHANGES
IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY DINNER CUISINES
VALERIE MARS ---------- 109

THE WAFER AND ITS ROOTS
JANNY DE MOOR ---------- 119

DECIPHERING CULINARY ALLUSION AND ILLUSION
IN ROBERT MAY'S 'EXTRAORDINARY PYE'
S.M. PENNELL ---------- 128

TENTH-CENTURY ARAB FOOD IN POETRY
CHARLES PERRY ---------- 141

LOOKING, HEARING, AND FEELING
THROUGH OUR PALATES
ALBERTO PORTUGHEIS ---------- 144

UKRAINIAN-CANADIAN BREADS:
SHAPE, SYMBOLISM AND SPIRITUALITY
JO MARIE POWERS ---------- 146

FUTURIST FOOD.
ILLUMINATING THE DARKER SIDE
OF FUTURIST COOKING
AND ITS MULTI-SENSUAL AESTHETIC
GILES PRINCE ---------- 158

BREAD SHAPES IN FINLAND
JAAKKO RAHOLA ---------- 162

WHITE FOOD
GILLIAN RILEY ---------- 169

ORGANOLEPTIC DECONSTRUCTION
IN THREE MOVEMENTS
ALICIA RIOS ---------- 172

ASPECTS OF VISUAL ART
IN THE GASTRONOMY OF FIFTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE
BRENDA S. ROSE ---------- 174

CHINESE CUISINE:
A HARMONY OF COLOURS, SCENTS,
TASTES AND SHAPES
FRANCOISE SABBAN ---------- 181

SILK KEBAB AND PINK TEA
HELEN J.SABERI ---------- 187

THE TRIUMPH OF SUGAR SCULPTURE IN ITALY, 1500-1700
JUNE DI SCHINO ---------- 203

A PERSONAL VIEW OF LOOKING AT
AND FEELING PERSIAN FOOD
MARGARET SHAIDA ---------- 207

PRECIOUS METALS ON FOOD
ROY SHIPPERBOTTOM ---------- 211

SEMI-SOLID STATE PHYSICS:
A FEEL FOR ICE CREAM
RAYMOND SOKOLOV ---------- 215

FROM RAGS TO RICHES,
POTATO FLOUR AND NON-MILLED STARCHES
LAYINKA M. SWINBURNE ---------- 219

THE OPUNTIA: A FOOD FOR THE FUTURE
MARTHA B. TAYLOR ---------- 235

FISH HEADS OF ANCIENT GREECE
JOHN WILKINS AND SHAUN HILL ---------- 241


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