Tag: Boston University

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, with Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

I’ve never seen the authors of a cookbook less interested in talking about recipes, and thank goodness. When I sat down for Laila and Maggie’s lecture, I expected to hear about local cuisine and staple foods of the region, maybe about their own experiences preparing food. But after five minutes, Maggie told us that she […]

Thanksgiving with BU Gastronomy Students

We hope you had a great Turkey Day and spent lots of time reflecting on what you are grateful for!  BU is off for the holiday and we were curious about how Gastronomy students spend Thanksgiving.   Meet Michelle and Catherine who have shared their Thanksgiving traditions with us! For Puerto Ricans, Thanksgiving, or the […]

Nature’s Past: Histories of Environment, & Society with Dr. James McCann

Gastronomy Students:  If you are looking for an elective next semester, consider MET ML 589 Nature’s Past: Histories of Environment, & Society with Dr. James McCann.  He has provided us with a brief description of the course. I teach and think about connections between our physical world, humans role in that and what they grow, eat, […]

Treat Yourself for Halloween

There are a lot of great events going on in Boston this Halloween weekend.  Here are a few that Gastronomy students might enjoy: The Rise Soooo many pumpkins!  Over 5,000 hand carved pumpkins will be displayed at Boston’s Seaport Hotel and World Trade center this weekend (Oct 27- Oct 30).  Can you imagine all of […]

Putting Gastronomy Theories into Action

This is the second post in a series highlighting the ways students utilize Boston University’s many resources to cater the Gastronomy program to fit their own unique interests and needs. Read the first post here. by Debra Zides As a Gastronomy student who has grown up in a world very far from the foodies, I continually […]