Click to enlargeDISAPPEARING FOODS

Studies in Foods
and Dishes at Risk.

Edited by Harlan Walker.
245 pages.

OXFORD SYMPOSIUM ON FOOD AND COOKERY
1994 PROCEEDINGS


CONTENTS

THE FATE OF ASSYRIAN TRADITIONAL CULINARY TECHNOLOGIES
Michael Abdalla ---------- 5

FOOD AND CULTURE:
TSAMPA AND BOEJA IN TIBET
Joan P. Alcock ---------- 11

THE GREAT AMERICAN ART OF PIT BARBECUE
IS FAST DISAPPEARING
Josephine Bacon ---------- 24

GOING TODAY, GONE TOMORROW
AND BACK AGAIN?
Suzy Benghiat ---------- 30

THE RISE AND FALL OF KING HERRING
Maggie Black & Priscilla Bain ---------- 37

THE EFFECT OF SALMON AQUICULTURE
ON OTHER COMMERCIAL FISH SPECIES
IN THE BAY OF FUNDY
Fritz Blank ---------- 46

LOBSTER: ENDANGERED 'MONARCH OF SEAFOODS'
Phyllis Pray Bober ---------- 51

VANISHING POTATOES:
NOT AN ILLUSION
Jeremy Cherfas ---------- 58

EMERGING VERSIONS
OF SOME TRADITIONAL PHILIPPINE
RICE FOOD PRODUCTS
Angelita M. del Mundo ---------- 63

THE WANING OF SEXUALLY ALLUSIVE
MONASTIC CONFECTIONERY IN SOUTHERN ITALY
June di Schino ---------- 67

WILD RICE:
AN ENDANGERED AND SACRED GRAIN
Gladys Earl ---------- 73

A WHALE OF A DISH:
WHALEMEAT AS FOOD
Ove Fossa ---------- 78

SOME JAPANESE FOOD RARETIES:
HAMAJIO, HON KARE BUSHI, IWATAKE
AND WASANBON TO
Richard Hosking ---------- 103

THE DEMISE OF THE GATHERING CLASSES:
WITH REFERENCE TO CURRENT
PRACTICE IN TURKEY
Philip Iddison ---------- 112

THE PUDDING CLUB
AND TRADITIONAL BRITISH PUDDINGS
Mary Wallace Kelsey ---------- 116

THE CASE OF KYTHERA
Aglaia Kremezi ---------- 124

GOING TODAY, GONE TOMORROW...
WHO'S TO BLAME?
Nicholas Kurti ---------- 130

GOING TODAY, GONE TOMORROW:
THE FOOD OR THE PEOPLE?
HAWAII AND LOSS BY MIGRATION
Rachel Laudan ---------- 132

NOTES ON UKI, EAST AFRICAN HONEY WINE
Robert A. Leonard ---------- 136

BEBEK BETUTU:
A BALINESE DUCKLING
SEEKS REFUGE IN THE CITY
Sri Owen ---------- 141

THE NON-EMERGENCE
OF THE REGIONAL FOODS OF INDIA
Camellia Panjabi ---------- 144

THE FATE OF THE TAIL
Charles Perry ---------- 150

PARSNIPS:
NOW YOU SEE THEM--NOW YOU DON'T
Gillian Riley ---------- 154

'DYING OF STARVATION IN THE SUPERMARKET',
BIG-DIVERSITY AND THE INDUSTRIALISATION
OF THE FOOD SUPPLY
Cherry Ripe ---------- 159

'I'D ATE IT LIKE CHOCOLATE!':
THE DISAPPEARING OFFAL FOOD TRADITIONS
OF CORK CITY
Regina Sexton ---------- 172

TAMARIND, TURMERIC
AND THE TRIUMPHANT TOMATO
Margarer Shaida ---------- 189

THE DECLINE OF TRIPE
Roy Shipperbottom ---------- 192

THE MAGICAL SAMPHIRE
Colin Spencer ---------- 195

NOTHING BUT THE BEST:
ARROWROOT--TODAY AND YESTERDAY
Layinka M. Swinburne ---------- 198

THE CONTRASTING HISTORIES
OF FLORENCE FENNEL, SPANISH CARDOONS,
BROCCOLI AND CELERIAC IN ENGLAND
FROM THE EARLY EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
UNTIL THE 1970s
Malcolm Thick ---------- 204

'ONE LEG OF A PAIR OF DRAWERS'
THE AMERICAN SODA FOUNTAIN LINGO
Robin Weir ---------- 215

THE ENDANGERED CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE
Barbara Wheaton ---------- 221

POTTED CHAR
Mary Wondrausch ---------- 227

The Mexican Dinner
Harlan Walker ---------- 235


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