A Filled Bowl and a Filled Palate: Finding National Identity through Food and Horror Vacui
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A Filled Bowl and a Filled Palate: Finding National Identity through Food and Horror Vacui

Food remains a crucial window to any culture. A survey of taste and preparation reveals to us a culture’s worldview, attitudes, and even conflict resolution patterns. In addition, a cuisine’s favored ingredients reveals a lot about the ecological  and economic roots of its unique flavors. Food therefore is a very potent tool to understand and … Continue reading