Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food, and South Asia (California Studies in Food and Culture)

Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food, and South Asia (California Studies in Food and Culture)

Krishnendu Ray


Although South Asian cookery and gastronomy has reworked modern city foodscape around the globe, social scientists have paid scant cognizance to this phenomenon. Curried Cultures–a wide-ranging choice of essays–explores the connection among globalization and South Asia via nutrients, overlaying the food of the colonial interval to the modern period, investigating its fabric and symbolic meanings. Curried Cultures demanding situations disciplinary limitations in contemplating South Asian gastronomy via assuming a proximity to dishes and diets that's usually lacking while nutrients is a lens to enquire different subject matters. The book’s tested scholarly members learn meals to touch upon a number of cultural actions as they argue that the perform of cooking and consuming subject as an immense approach of realizing the realm and performing on it.

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