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Academic Papers Academic Writing Eirin Kiyota Interviews

Eden’s Story: A Narrative About Food Appreciation

Eirin introduces Eden and uncovers her moving story on her struggle with anorexia, an eating disorder, in this Food Journal for Anthropology of Food.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Genki Hase

Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy

In his book “Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy”, Matthew Smith describes how food allergy became a “legitimate” science, and how the relationship between food and health was understood through time.

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Creative Writing Japan Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Okayama

It All Started With The Boiling Of The Great Pots…

A short story about Ramen, making Ramen, enjoying Ramen, and above all the love for food

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Creative Writing Genki Hase Interviews

“Food Memory”: The difficult moments in life stored in “Tofu”

You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.