Consuming Authenticities

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Our book ‘Authentic Recipes from Around the World’ is out

Opening the first box of books!

Our much-anticipated book, entitled ‘Authentic Recipes from Around the World’ (HAT Events, 2015), written by the investigators of the project (Emma-Jayne Abbots, Anna Charalambidou, Elaine Forde, Ana Martins, Hazel Thomas, Deborah Toner) and a number of collaborators and external partners has been published! This general audience book is the outcome of the AHRC project “Consuming […]

Cider, the golden global glug.

A letter from the Bodewryd Archive. From Thomas Croft, cider merchant, to Doctor Wynn Chancellor, of the Bodewryd Estate Anglesey, 1745. Reproduced with kind permission from the National Library of Wales (www.llgc.org.uk)

Ethnographic research with craft cider-makers suggests that part of the authenticity of a craft cider derives from its staying true to the traditions of cider, as opposed to a “commercial cider”, a category often used by craft cider makers to distinguish their brew from those of lesser provenance. While I have discussed ambiguities in the […]

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