Rachel Laudan

A Historian's Take on Food and Food Politics

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Globalization Then and Now

Other People’s Food: Preliminary Thoughts

No one but a fool, particularly a white upper middle class fool, would plunge into the debate swirling around culinary appropriation. I’m that fool.* Like many people, I’ve been trying to get my head straight about culinary appropriation. Culinary appropriation… Continue Reading →

From Moorish Chicken to Mestizo Chicken

For years I have been playing around with the Islamic contribution to Mexican cuisine.  I was reminded of that during the last couple of days when Carolyn Nadeau spoke at the Invention of Food Conference put on by the Institute… Continue Reading →

My 2016 Books on Food History and Politics

Some time ago, I read a blog post, I think by the expert on Vietnamese food Andrea Nguyen, which simply listed the cookbooks her friends had published that year. I thought it an excellent idea.  The “ten best” lists that… Continue Reading →

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