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Barthes' "Ornamental Cookery" in the age of Foodstagram

“Ornamental Cookery” (as it is titled in the translation) is one of my favorite essays in Roland Barthes’ Mythologies, not least because of the vivid and whimsical descriptions of the food prepared and styled for the pages of Elle magazine toward the end of the 1950s. 1,225 more words

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Grub Goin' Up On a Tuesday: Tacos

“I feel like I’m repeating myself. Am I repeating myself? Have I talked about tacos yet? I should talk about them again.”

That’s what the voice in my head sounds like. 725 more words

Food

Tomatillo Salsa

Having made my love of tacos very clear, I have a confession to make.

I’m really bad at Mexican restaurants. Like, really bad. Maybe it’s tunnel vision, but I have zero self control when it comes to chips and salsa. 349 more words

Food

THIS JUST HAPPENED (Life Update)

BONJOUR MES AMIS! I apologize for the lack of adventure/vacation posts recently because I’ve been busy preparing/worrying/freaking out about my class 5 exam WHICH I PASSED YESTERDAY- FIRST TRY! 142 more words

SEED + SALT

One thing I’ve learned from being on a diet is that “food porn” is real and I can’t stop looking at it. I don’t know if it’s helping me with my self-control or if it’s just a form of sadistic torture – I’ll let you decide. 277 more words

Lifestyle

Hello everyone!  I just had to make a quick post about this because I found this photo on my phone that I took a while ago and would you just look at THAAAAT!   84 more words

Random

FUEL THE BRAIN, FEED THE STOMACH

Is a vacation really complete without an album full of food photos? Definitely not if you’re asking a foodie and foodstagram enthusiast like myself. I am all about trying new food, especially local food when you’re traveling because you really get the authenticity of it- whether it is sitting down at a restaurant or walking down streets with skewers and aromatic bags in your hand. 307 more words