Methods and Provisions: A DESIGNER ON HER TIME WITH JEJU ISLAND’S STORIED HAENYEO FREE-DIVERS
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Reflections on a quarantine food trend and the ramifications of influencer foodways

At the beginning of the pandemic, I was puzzled when I first saw dalgona coffee pop up on my Instagram feed. To me, dalgona was a candy that was nostalgic but not quite delicious. It was something my grandmother and mother had once craved, but it was a food that…

Lab-grown meat alternatives have a surprising history that dates back to a 1960’s R&D team at British Petroleum

“Protein from petroleum may help solve the world’s food problem,” declared Scientific American magazine in its October 1965 issue.1 The piece, written by lead research scientist Alfred Champagnat, explained that for the first time, scientists were experimenting with microorganisms that can thrive on hydrocarbons and synthesize proteins rich in amino…

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