Category: Gastronomy at BU

Posts about the general gastronomy program at BU – sponsored lecture series, faculty and staff news, etc.

Course Spotlight: Cookbooks and History

What can cookbooks and recipes tell us about an individual? A community? A culture? What does the language of the recipe say about systems of knowledge and ways of thinking about the world? The movement of ingredients and food technology? The transmission of cooking knowledge? Does the analysis of historical cookbooks have contemporary applications? In […]