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People’s Collection Wales field officer Gruffydd Jones has been out scanning material at http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans/ on behalf of Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots and Elaine Forde as part of the collaboration work for the Consuming Authenticities project. You can now view the live items on the PCW website at http://www.peoplescollection.wales/users/8326
This exciting, interactive whole-day event will give you the opportunity to share your views and experiences about authenticity and pulque / acarajé / flaounes / Welsh cider. It will also be an opportunity to visit the picturesque Aberstwyth and the internationally acclaimed National Library of Wales. When? Saturday, 16 May 2015 (10.00-16.00) Where? National Library […]
Posted in Authenticity, Care for the Future, cider, Cooking, Drinking Studies, Flaounes, History of Alcohol, History of Food, Project Update, Time and Temporality | Tagged acaraje, authenticity, cider, collaborators' workshop, flaounes, pulque | Leave a response
Before meeting Anna Charalambidou at the AHRC Care for the Future workshop where we developed the ideas for this research project, I had never heard of flaounes before. These are celebration Easter pies from Cyprus that Anna is investigating from the point of view of Greek Cypriot women who make them. I wanted to take […]
Whilst researching at the National Library of Wales I came across this book from 1842 (1819): “A practical treatise on breeding, rearing, and fattening all kinds of domestic poultry, pheasants, pigeons, and rabbits” by John Lawrence who was around from 1753 until 1839. At the back of the volume there was a quite in-depth section […]