Ethnic American Food Today introduces readers to the myriad ethnic food cultures in the U.S. today. Entries are organized alphabetically by nation and present the background and history of each food culture along with explorations of the place of that food in mainstream American society today. Many of the entries draw upon ethnographic research and personal experience, giving insights into the meanings of various ethnic food traditions as well as into what, how, and why people of different ethnicities are actually eating today. The entries look at foodwaysathe network of activities surrounding food itselfaas well as the beliefs and aesthetics surrounding that food, and the changes that have occurred over time and place. They also address stereotypes of that food culture and the cultureas influence on American eating habits and menus, describing foodways practices in both private and public contexts, such as restaurants, groceries, social organizations, and the contemporary world of culinary arts. Recipes of representative or iconic dishes are included. This timely two-volume encyclopedia addresses the complexityaand richnessaof both ethnicity and food in America today.A Cultural Encyclopedia Ph. M. D Long ... Tongan a#39;Ota a#39;Ika 1 tilapia (or any fresh, firm, white fish with no bones) 5 lemons 1 can coconut milk 1 tomato (diced) 1 carrot (grated) 1a2 ... the proliferation of New Zealand corned beef in the Cook Islands, and additionally, the convenience and accessibility of canned meat from Newanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ethnic American Food Today|
|Author||:||Ph. M. D Long|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-07-17|