Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories by Michael Owen Jones,Lucy M. Long

By Michael Owen Jones,Lucy M. Long

With contributions by:

Barbara Banks, Sheila Bock, Susan Eleuterio, Jillian Gould, Phillis Humphries, Michael Owen Jones, Alicia Kristen, William G. Lockwood, Yvonne R. Lockwood, Lucy M. lengthy, LuAnne Roth, Rachelle H. Saltzman, Charlene Smith, Annie Tucker, and Diane Tye

Comfort Food explores this idea with examples taken from Atlantic Canadians, Indonesians, the English in Britain, and numerous ethnic, neighborhood, and non secular populations in addition to rural and concrete citizens within the usa. This quantity comprises stories of specific edibles and the ways that they convenience or in a few cases reason pain. The participants specialise in goods starting from bologna to chocolate, together with candy and savory puddings, fried bread with an egg within the heart, dairy items, fried rice, cafeteria fare, sugary fried dough, soul nutrition, and others.

Several essays examine convenience nutrients within the context of cookbooks, motion pictures, blogs, literature, advertising and marketing, and tourism. after all what heartens one individual could get rid of one other, so the gathering additionally contains takes on victuals that end up not easy. All this fare is then relating to identification, kin, group, nationality, ethnicity, classification, feel of position, culture, pressure, healthiness, ache, guilt, betrayal, and loss, contributing to and deepening our knowing of convenience food.

This e-book bargains a starting place for additional appreciation of convenience meals. As an issue of research, the relaxation meals is appropriate to a couple of disciplines, most manifestly nutrition experiences, folkloristics, and anthropology, but in addition American reports, cultural reports, international and overseas experiences, tourism, advertising, and public health.

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