Spring 2004, Volume 4, Number 2

Spring 2004, Volume 4, Number 2

from the editor
The Way We Live Now | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Strange Cousins | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Martianmallow: Food for the Inner Alien | Marion Lee and Thomas Beischer

poem
Today’s special dish | Nina Lindsay

classics
Still Life with Frittata | Teresa Lust

politics
“GM or Death”: Food and Choice in Zambia | Christopher M. Annear

memoir
Motherfood | Jan Zita Grover

bibliography
Over the Top: The Extravagant Confectionery of J.M. Erich Weber | Francine Kirsch

investigations
Romanced by Cookbooks | Anne L. Bower
Food Stories | John Clark

technology
Grinding Away the Rust: The Legacy of Iceland’s Herring Oil and Meal Factories | Chris Bogan

celebrations
A Highland Ceilidh | Ethel G. Hofman

the law
When the IRS Came to Dinner | Elizabeth Williams

photographs
Scenes from American Life | Eric Futran

passages
Lucien Robert: De Temps en Temps | Elizabeth Riely

origins
Nebam Sirme: Preserving Milk and Tradition | Bronwen Bromberger

in memoriam
Linda Formichelli, Leftover Artist, 1969-2060 | W. Eric Martin

chef’s page
From the Heart of the Yucatán: El Turix, Cozumel, Mexico | Rafael Ponce

notes on vintage volumes
“What is your name? My name is Ah Quong. Well, I will call you Charlie.” | Jan Longone

review essay
Bittersweet | Sidney W. Mintz

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Gastrabulary: A Future Terminology of Eating | Ken Albala and Lisa Cooperman

Cover: Man Ray, Homme (1920). Jedermann Collection, N.A. Image © 2004 Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/adagp, Paris.