By Sonia Dovedy During my last few semesters within the Gastronomy program at Boston University, I had the incredible opportunity to research, write, and defend my thesis, Dining in Divinity: Experiencing Joy During the Indian Tradition of Prasadam. I originally embarked upon this study because I wanted to explore the way expressions of benevolent intentions, […]
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A new trend is emerging in Christian communities across the country. Modeled after the gatherings of first century Christians and grounded in the language of the Eucharist (a meal of bread and wine instituted by Jesus during his final Passover supper), dinner church communities gather to hold their church service over the course of a meal.
by Ariel Knoebel I stared down at the entangled green tendrils in the dirt, thinking to myself “What is tatsoi, anyway?” I was embarrassed to ask. Everyone else seemed to know exactly what they were doing as they crouched between the rows of bushy greens, chatting while weeding with expert hands until perfectly straight rows […]
by Lucy Valena From my first semester in the gastronomy program, I’d pretty much decided I would write a thesis. As a project-oriented person hoping to do independent academic writing in the future, it seemed like a good challenge that would help me prepare for the next step in my career. Additionally, I was feeling […]
BU Gastronomy student Anna Nguyen examines the limitations of language in relation to writing about food.