Episode 90: Fabio Parasecoli

From food culture in 800BCE to the present day this weeks episode of A Taste of the Past will take you there With the help of New School professor of food studies Fabio Parasecoli host Linda Pelaccio takes you on a world tour of food globalization throughout major world time periods Parasecoli who has also edited an encyclopedic 6-volume tome on the subject– A Cultural History of Food– discusses the rise of food scholarship in major learning institutes around the world as well how food not just eating is taking an ever-expanding presence in every aspect of daily life This episode is sponsored by Fairway Market Food has become very important in social and political debates So my question is were those debates already there at the Roman times what happened in the middle ages For example is the family meal really an institution or did we create it 100 years ago and we just pretend its been there forever –Fabio Parasecoli on A Taste of the Past Click here to visit this podcast episode