Food History & Tradition Archive

BY: MACKENZIE HANNUM Molecular Gastronomy Introduction – Culinary arts or food science? Molecular gastronomy…man that’s a mouthful, am I right? And frankly what do those words even mean? Some of you might be familiar with the terminology (like if...
BY: BRYAN LE The following is an opinion essay submitted to the 2018 AAAS Science & Human Rights Essay Competition. The Origins of Modern Food Technology The overreaching aims of the modern food industry can be generalized as extending...
BY: PRAVEENA THIRUNATHAN CH-CH-CH-CH-CHIA! If that tagline sounds familiar to you, that’s probably because you were alive during the 80s and 90s, when this lovely infomercial was playing on the nonstop on the TV. Dubbed “Chia Pets”, the creepy...