Monthly Archives: April 2015

Gıdanın Gücü – The Power of Food

Gıda ve hafıza arasındaki müthiş bağı görmeliyiz. Hafızamızın içindeki özelimizi dışarıya vuran araçlardan biri de gıdadır. Yemeğin tadı, kokusu, sunuş şekli hafızamızda kalmış olan çocukluğumuzla buluşturabilir, unuttuğumuz detayları hatırlamamızı sağlayabilir. The food “intrinsically traverses the public and the intimate” even in … Continue reading

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Rich Foods / Zenginliğimizi Göstermenin Yolu

The French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, like all his countrymen attuned to the niceties of food customs, notes how we reserve “rich” food for the grandest occasions. The ordinary daily menu is not served, he says, and cites saumon mayonnaise, turbot … Continue reading

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Hunter-Gatherer or Farmers?

Archaeologists studying the rise of farming have reconstructed a crucial stage at which we made the worst mistake in human history. Forced to choose between limiting population or trying to increase food production, we chose the latter and ended up … Continue reading

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