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December 2019

November 2019

Boycotting Sugar Produced by Enslaved People

By |Categories: Food Blog, Human Rights|

“Dr. Knowles, a physician of worthy character in London, had occasion to recommend a diet to a patient, of which sugar composed a material part.  His patient refused to submit to his prescription, and gave [...]

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October 2019

Lunch

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Other than lunching in the style of Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863) by Édouard Manet (1832-1883), how else might the midday meal be taken?  A greenhouse-like room would be an interesting place to have lunch, [...]

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« Quelque grain à l’oiseau, pour qu’il chante en sa cage »

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If one comes across a couplet and a painting that, each in its own way, bind together food, power, exchange, identity, death, and birds, for starters, then why not invite others to reflect on such [...]

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September 2019

May 2019

April 2019

Château XYZ

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Château Tour Saint-Pierre was renamed Château Lapin d’Or.  Château Larteau was renamed Château Lapin Impérial.  Château Senilhac was renamed Château Antilope Tibétaine.  Château Clos Bel-Air was renamed Château Grande Antilope.  These wine estates in the [...]

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March 2019

« Madame, répliqua Florine, je mange des astrologues, des musiciens et des médecins. »

By |Categories: Early Modern Food, Food Blog|

Extrait du conte « L’Oiseau bleu » (1697), Madame d’Aulnoy (1650-1705):   [...]  « Quoi !  Ce barbare est devenu sourd à ma voix ? disoit-elle.  Il n’entend plus sa chère Florine !  Ah ! [...]

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February 2019

American Food in the 1918 Diet of Parisian Schoolchildren

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In 1918 the American Red Cross tried to improve the diet of schoolchildren in impoverished parts of Paris.  This project began after Dr. John B. Manning, who was working at a Rockefeller Commission dispensary in [...]

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January 2019