Doing-cooking - Recipes for Food, Settings and Politics

Author(s): Brandon LaBelle

food writing

Gathering recipes from cooks and lovers of cooking, "Doing-Cooking" is a discursive cookbook that unfolds the recipe as a literary form--as a story that unites theory and practice, the preparation of food and the sharing of meals. Each contributor provides a recipe and a proposal of a specific situation for which the recipe might be best suited. This may be a recipe connected to a specific event, an analysis of recipes in relation to a particular culinary circumstance, or even an imaginary tale of the ideal setting for a particular dish. The contributors to this banquet of culinary concepts are Avery Gordon, Damensalon, Nina Freund, FoAM, Chong Boon Pok & Yak Beow Seah, Octavio Camargo, Allen S. Weiss, Celine Condorelli, Fallen Fruit, B.D.C. (Baltimore Development Cooperative), Joaquin Gutierrez Hadid, Kelly Phillips, e+l and Gaetano Cunsolo. "Doing-Cooking" reconceives cookery's most social dimensions, emphasizing the act as a collective practice.


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General Fields

  • : 9780977259496
  • : Errant Bodies
  • : Errant Bodies
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brandon LaBelle
  • : Paperback
  • : 96