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In October 1972, Brazilian foreign minister Gibson Barbosa went on a month-long trip to nine West African countries in order to develop closer economic and political relations with black Africa. In Ghana in particular, Gibson Barbosa had to endure hostile reactions to Brazil’s ties with Portugal, a country ruled at the time by […]
On Saturday, May 16th, we held a fascinating whole-day event at the National Library of Wales, where our collaborators shared their views and experiences on the different drink and food products we are investigating and discussed what factors and processes are involved into making them authentic. As expected, we had a great participation from Welsh craft […]
Finally getting to meet everyone during the Collaborators’Workshop today at the National Library Wales; after months of sharing emails and planning. A really constructive session on Welsh craft cider with local cider producers Nikki, Kevin and James Sweet from Ceredigion and Gethin ap Dafydd and Julie Dafydd- Jones from Pembrokeshire. And then learning about pulque an […]
As with my previous experiment in making flaounes at Easter, I had never even heard of acarajé before starting the Consuming Authenticities project. In my initial conversations with Ana Martins about what case studies we could explore, we struggled to think of a Brazilian food or drink that could be analysed in terms of the […]