Food—A Cultural Culinary History Podcast

Food Imperialism around the World

October 2, 2017

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, European colonialism expanded across the entire globe as a form of economic empire building, with food production as a primary form of wealth creation. […]

Food—A Cultural Culinary History Podcast

War, Nutritionism, and the Great Depression

October 2, 2017

In this podcast we’re going to examine a pivotal shift in food consumption that took place in the early 20th century. First, World War I is going to change, forever, the way civilians eat. […]

Food—A Cultural Culinary History Podcast

World War II and the Advent of Fast Food

October 2, 2017

During WWII, a whole host of new food technologies were developed to aid the war effort. In this podcast we’re going to explore how these technologies became the template for American eating in the postwar era. […]

Food—A Cultural Culinary History Podcast

Science of New Dishes and New Organisms

October 2, 2017

In today’s podcast we’re going to witness the melding of science and fine dining in the ingenious creations of “modernist” cuisine. […]

Food—A Cultural Culinary History Podcast

The Past as Prologue?

October 2, 2017

In our final podcast for this series, we’ll conclude with Professor Albala’s intriguing predictions on the future of our food culture. […]

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