Students from Karen Metheny’s Cookbooks and History course are contributing guest blog posts about their assignment to recreate a historical recipe. The first of this series comes from Kaya Williams. A Taste of the Past: Real Shrewsbury Cakes Consider this a recipe for adaptability: Take one 19th-century recipe and combine with 21st-century technology. Sprinkle in a […]
Category: Gastronomy at BU
Posts about the general gastronomy program at BU – sponsored lecture series, faculty and staff news, etc.
We continue our introductions to student who will be joining the Gastronomy Program this fall with these three bios. Victoria Collins grew up moving around the globe (Missouri, Maine, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, South Carolina, Dominica, and Spain). Throughout her travels, she developed a deep passion for food, culture, and history. After graduating from Drake […]
Looking to add another course to your summer schedule, but unsure how to choose? You might consider Netta Davis’s course, Culture and Cuisine of New England. Without fail, this course receives rave reviews from all who take it — from students who have lived in the region for years to those who moved here just for […]
The Gastronomy Program has made exciting changes to the requirements for its MLA degree in Gastronomy. Of the 40 credits required to graduate with the Master’s of Liberal Arts degree, 16 have always been set aside as required classes. Whereas previously Gastronomy students were forced to take 4 specific courses to graduate (Introduction to Gastronomy, […]
2019 Summer Session 1 Gastronomy Classes (May 21 through June 28) MET ML 641 – Anthropology of Food (Karen Metheny) Mon./Wed. 5:30-9 pm, Summer 1 (May 22-June 26) What can food tell us about human culture and social organization? Food offers us many opportunities to explore the ways in which humans go about their daily […]