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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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What is Culture…

What is Culture? Culture or Civilization is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society (Tylor, E., Primitive Culture, 1871) 1871 yılında Tylor’ın yaptığı bu … Continue reading

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Sex and Cultura…

Sex and Cultural Differences… Country of origin and sex significantly influence the reasons customers choose certain foods, the health-related beliefs consumers hold regarding food, and their interest in trying new and different kinds of foods (Kolodinsky, J. et.al., Sex and … Continue reading

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What happens if…

What happens if an engineer, a food engineer, learns something about anthropology? Food is everything Food is everywhere… Food is color Eating habits and culture is a whole Our food memory stores everything for us

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Happiness with Food

Happiness with Food

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