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Course Spotlights: Food & Art, Gender & Food

Read on for a sneak peek into some of the Gastronomy classes we will be offering this Spring. Registration information can be found here. Food and Art Laura Ziman will teach Food and Art during the Spring 2018 semester and has prepared this Course Spotlight. Looking at the earliest images, tableware and sculpture of food from […]

Summer Course Spotlight: The Science of Food and Cooking

Food science meets culinary arts in the MLA in Gastronomy program’s Science of Food and Cooking course. In this Summer I course, basic food science is explored in the context of traditional and modern cooking techniques. Students will discover the science behind cooking everyday foods, explore molecular gastronomy, and learn how to use sensory evaluation […]

After Graduation: Starting a Wine Business

by Kim Simone Alumna Kim Simone (May ’14) shares her post-degree career path and founding her company, Vinitas Wineworks. One of the questions I heard frequently from people while I was attending the Gastronomy program was “What are you going to do with your degree?” It’s not exactly a traditional program with built-in job training […]

Cooking with Chef Jacques Pépin

by Claudia Catalano Student Claudia Catalano recounts her experience cooking with Chef Jacques Pépin, one of the founders of the Gastronomy Program at BU and a celebrated chef in his own right. It’s 7 pm on a Wednesday night. Eighty ticket-holding foodies sit attentively while gulping down sparkling rosé. I’m standing underneath a kitchen demonstration […]

Culinary Tourism in Tanzania

by Carlos C. Olaechea Student Carlos C. Olaechea shares some gastronomic images of his spring break trip to Tanzania. This spring break, I went on a tour of northern Tanzania along with fellow gastronomy student Keith Duhamel and Interim Faculty Coordinator Mary Beaudry as part of Dr. Samuel Mendlinger’s course on economic development via tourism in the […]