By Katarzyna J. Cwiertka
In this booklet, Katarzyna J. Cwiertka not just examines the socio-political conditions that led definite parts, flavours and dishes to develop into favorite in present-day Korea yet, conversely, explores the query of what those meals can let us know approximately Korean background itself. doubtless trivial facets of Korean existence similar to the economic manufacture of soy sauce and the day-by-day intake of rice are proven to mirror the country’s old prestige as a jap colony and its keep watch over through either U.S. and Soviet forces. the writer covers a desirable array of Korean culinary tradition, from wartime nutrition shortages and rationing during the revival of conventional royal courtroom delicacies to the increase and luck of the Korean fish fry eating place within the West, and from the North Korean famine of the Nineties to the hole of the first actual fast-food outlet there.
Cuisine, Colonialism and chilly battle might be of curiosity to nutrition historians in addition to to common readers attracted to Korean foodstuff, tradition and society.
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Cuisine, Colonialism and Cold War: Food in Twentieth-Century Korea by Katarzyna J. Cwiertka