Spring 2003, Volume 3, Number 2

Spring 2003, Volume 3, Number 2

from the editor
Judging by the Covers | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Somdel Squaymous | Mark Morton

americana
Pigging Out | Timothy C. Davis

feast for the eye
Stalin and Wheat: Collective Farms and Composite Portraits | Victor Margolin

aesthetics
In Praise of Mock Food | Patricia Roberts

poem
Ripe Guavas | Katherine Case

origins
A Roman Anchovy’s Tale | David Downie

investigations
The Political Palate: Reading Commune Cookbooks | Stephanie Hartman
Gut Reaction: The Enteric Terrors of Washington Irving | Frederick Kaufman
Bockenheim Revisited | Luigi Ballerini

taboos
Great Apes as Food | Dale Peterson

working on the food chain
Colony in a Cup | Gregory Dicum
Peruvian Coffee: A Case Study | Todd Shapera

travel
What I Never Ate in India | Lela Nargi

ecology
Wine, Place, and Identity in a Changing Climate | Robert Pincus

style
Tempting the Palate: The Food Stylist’s Art | John F. Carafoli

chef’s page
El Bohio, Illescas, Toledo, Spain | José Rodríguez Rey

journey’s end
Darryl’s Last Meal | Jan Zita Grover

wwfood
Here We Come, World! Food Trends in Finland | Eeva Salonen

notes on vintage volumes
“As Worthless as Savorless Salt”? Teaching Children to Cook, Clean, and (Often) Conform | Jan Longone

review essay
Literary Consumption | Ronald D. LeBlanc

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Kullerpfirsich | Nina M. Scott

Cover: Áslaug Snorradóttir, “Salmon Heads with Lemons.” Courtesy of the photographer.