Category: Gastronomy at BU

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

The Hickory Nut Adventures

Current student Neema Syovata describes the research process for her Introduction to Gastronomy final project. THE HICKORY NUT ADVENTURES  This all began with a simple question – why aren’t there more opportunities to experience Native American food?  And so, for my introduction to gastronomy final project, I opted to create a menu of contemporary Native American […]

A Day in Back Bay

This guest post comes from current student and president of the Gastronomy Student Association Payal Parikh. Are you curious about what Gastronomy students like to do in their day off? Looking for Gastronaut-approved activities in Boston? Read on!  A few weeks ago, fellow Gastronauts, Sarah Critchley, Sarah Hartwig, Neema Syovata, and I set out on […]

Cocoa Cake from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes by Miss Parloa and Home Made Candy Recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill

This guest post is part of a continuing series written by students from Karen Metheny’s Cookbooks and History course. Mara Sassoon shares her experience with recreating a historical recipe for cocoa cake. When it came to deciding on a historical recipe I wanted to recreate, I knew I wanted to make something chocolatey. What better […]