Diggings 9 February 2020

  13th New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy and Food Finally made it to a New Zealand Symposium and a very enjoyable, stimulating time it was. Read my highlights here. The Chocolate-Brewing Witches of Colonial Latin America One mother-daughter pair, the wealthy mulata, or African and European, widow Francisca de Agreda and her daughter, Juana, mixed …

Diggings 27 October 2019

Fictitious Dishes: Elegant and Imaginative Photographs of Meals from Famous Literature  Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals (public library|IndieBound) — an ingenious project by designer and writer Dinah Fried, who cooks, art-directs, and photographs meals from nearly two centuries of famous fiction. Each photograph is accompanied by the particular passage in which the …

Diggings 31st July 2019

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner // Supercut A link to a fun, lovely montage of food images from the anime films of Studio Gibhli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK-I6LxXJsA&fbclid=IwAR2nIMKDGfZ1qjZtjPtb9wsO-v9hqMOzVCRLp3tiH6VcGxfPQtTE9P_Sja8 #couscousforcomment: the hashtag shaming Instagrammers who demand free food 'Allira Carroll, the managing director of Tonic PR, which represents hospitality clients, says she does use influencers in marketing a restaurant but …