The Globalization of Asian Cuisines

The Globalization of Asian Cuisines

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A collection of historical and ethnographic accounts, The Globalization of Asian Cuisines uses extensive empirical research to describe the increasingly transnational organization of culinary fields, multicultural culinary contact zones, and state-led culinary politics. Chapters include studies of the pathways in which Asian cuisines cross borders and interact with local culinary systems. Authors also study how cuisines from abroad enter Asian cities and are modified in transnational urban settings. This volume shows that cuisines in Asia are less and less produced locally but rather in networks of producers, suppliers, entrepreneurs, and patrons moving across borders. Multi-sited and cross-border ethnographic fieldwork along with comparative qualitative case studies uncover the culinary networks and the cultural politics of these traveling cuisines.Here we focus on contemporary fine dining which hasna#39;t existed before. ... transfer that extended far beyond cooking techniques and included basic knowledge of the tastes of Western foods as well as teamwork and service standards.

Title:The Globalization of Asian Cuisines
Author:James Farrer
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-08-19


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