Category: Gastronomy at BU

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

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 […]

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat added to BU Gastronomy Core Courses

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, […]