Anthropology of Food and Drink

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Collection of articles and other materials that will help me make a class about the Anthropology of Food and Drink more engaging

Rebecca Mendelsohn
"Quelite" (froml náhuatl "quílitil": plants that leafes can be eaten). All wild herbs that mexicans use to eat and cure deseases. There are more than 500 kinds of "quelites" truly important in the mexican diet from ancient times. Authentic Mexican Recipes, Mexican Food Recipes, Vegan Recipes, Mexican Kitchens, Mexican Dishes, Barbacoa, Mexico Food, Latin Food, Edible Garden

Delicias de la Comida Prehispanica: POSTER Quelites en Mexico y sus nombres indígenas.

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You. A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away. Ap Human Geography, Teaching Geography, Culinary Classes, Map Vector, Food Science, City Maps, East Africa, Cartography, Types Of Food

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away.

Day of the Dead and Night of the Dead, Dia de Muertos y Noche de Muertos Ap Spanish, Spanish Culture, Spanish Lessons, Learn Spanish, Speak Spanish, Art Lessons, Night Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead Party, Spanish Classroom

El Altar de Muertos y su Significado | Cultura y Delicias Prehispánicas

Portal de investigación sobre la cocina mexicana desde sus raíces hasta la actualidad.

Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies didn't always look and taste this way. Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been. Fruit And Veg, Fruits And Vegetables, Watermelon Pictures, Cut Watermelon, Watermelon Painting, Mind Blowing Images, Selective Breeding, Genetically Modified Food, Genetics

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies didn't always look and taste this way.

La Cocina Tradicional Mexicana: Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad Mexican Style Kitchens, Hacienda Homes, Spanish Architecture, Kitchen Styling, Food And Drink, Anthropology, Colonial, Bliss, Campaign

La cocina tradicional mexicana

La Cocina Tradicional Mexicana: Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad

Top 5 Must-Try Bangkok Street Food: Pad Thai has to be Thailand’s national dish; wok-fried rice noodles with egg and crunchy beansprouts, with some shrimp and perhaps some chic. Thai Street Food, Best Street Food, Healthy Thai Recipes, Asian Recipes, Thai Dishes, Food Dishes, Spicy Dishes, Delicious Dishes, Thai Snacks

The Invention of Pad Thai

The quintessential Thai dish got its start when the Prime Minister promoted the recipe as a way to unite the country.

The BGSU database may prove to be a powerful tool for the Black Lives Matter movement. In September, Bowling Green State University in Ohio published the country’s first online police crime database. Police Crime, Civil Rights Movement, Young Black, White People, White Women, At Least, Poses, Shit Happens, This Or That Questions

Why Food Belongs in Our Discussions of Race | Civil Eats

While the Black Lives Matter movement works to put a stop to police violence, a less visible form of structural violence is taking place all over America.

Pho has a rich role in Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American, and now, American culture. That's why a video featuring a white chef explaining how to eat pho as the next trendy food angered so many. How To Eat Pho, Lucky Peach Magazine, Pho Noodle Soup, Pho Bowl, Vietnamese Recipes, Vietnamese Food, Beef And Noodles, Bon Appetit, Ramen

Don't Call It 'The New Ramen': Why Pho Is Central To Vietnamese Identity

Pho has a rich role in Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American, and now, American culture. That's why a video featuring a white chef explaining how to eat pho as the next trendy food angered so many.

Deep history of coconuts decoded: Origins of cultivation, ancient trade routes, and colonization of the Americas -- ScienceDaily Cultural Studies, Polynesian Culture, University Of Washington, Decoding, South Pacific, Geography, South America, Coconuts, Around The Worlds

Deep history of coconuts decoded: Origins of cultivation, ancient trade routes, and colonization of the Americas

DNA analysis of more than 1,300 coconuts from around the world reveals that the coconut was brought under cultivation in two separate locations, one in the Pacific basin and the other in the Indian Ocean basin. What's more, coconut genetics also preserve a record of prehistoric trade routes and of the colonization of the Americas.

How it feels when white people shame your culture’s food — then make it trendy - My family's food went from 'Chinese grossness' to America's 'hottest food trend.' By Ruth Tam Healthy Asian Recipes, Food Articles, Food Trends, Food For Thought, White People, Food Pictures, I Foods, Family Meals, Food And Drink

How it feels when white people shame your culture’s food — then make it trendy

My family's food went from 'Chinese grossness' to America's 'hottest food trend.'

Quiz: Can you name a food just by looking at where it comes from? - The Washington Post You Know Where, Did You Know, American Agriculture, Ap Human Geography, Land Use, Animal Science, The Washington Post, Me On A Map, Farm Life

Quiz: Can you name a food just by looking at where it comes from?

I map the food, you tell me what it is.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a fail-safe seed storage facility, built to stand the test of time — and the challenge of natural or man-made disasters. Voss Bottle, Water Bottle, Seed Storage, Seed Bank, Valspar, Food Staples, Vaulting, Life Science, Arctic

That Arctic Seed Vault Isn't Just There for a Doomsday

Syria's scientists hope to use the Svalbard samples to regenerate that collection outside of their war-torn home.

Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais Collective Identity, Spice Trade, Juicing Benefits, Image Caption, Shipwreck, A Decade, Coat Of Arms, Anthropology, Year Old

400-year-old shipwreck found off Portugal

Archaeologists describe the shipwreck found near Lisbon as "the discovery of the decade".

Rice so nice it was domesticated thrice Rice, Herbs, Anthropology, Places, Food, Anthropologie, Meal, Eten, Herb

Rice so nice it was domesticated thrice

Amazonian variety apparently died off after European colonization