Tag: Boston

Fall 2022 Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy

Fall 2022 lectures will be presented both in-person and via webinar format. Registration is free and open to the public –  please follow the link for each program to register.    SEPTEMBER Food Instagram: Identity, Influence, and Negotiation with Emily Contois, KC Hysmith, and Zenia Kish Zoom Webinar: participants will be sent link one day […]

GRLSQUASH: A women’s food, culture, and art journal

My name is Madison Trapkin and in April I founded GRSLQUASH, a women’s food, culture, and art journal. I started a food and art blog while I was still in college. This was my first real foray into food writing outside of an academic setting. I created an interdisciplinary food experience on this blog using […]

Gastronomy Summer Courses

Registration for summer term classes begins on Thursday, February 23. Take a look at the offerings from the Gastronomy department. Summer Term 1 Gastronomy Classes MET ML 641 Anthropology of Food – with Dr. Karen Metheny Summer 1 (May 24-June 28), Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 9 PM What can food tell us about human […]

Besan Laddoos Deconstructed: The Science Behind This Indian Sweet

By: Sonia Dovedy Growing up in an Indian household, I was often handed a precious, round morsel to savor during any holiday, religious festival, or simply as a doting gift from a relative. Known as “laddoo,” which translates to “round ball,” these beloved confections of clarified butter, various flours, sugar, dried fruit, and nuts have […]