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  • n. Plural form of foodway.
  • n. The food traditions or customs of a group of people.


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  • In such hands, what should be a food melting pot sometimes morphs into academic pot luck, with babble about "foodways," "community-focused food education" and something that editor Annie Hauck-Lawson calls the "food voice," which, she says, "can work in tandem with the spoken and written voice in order to enact holistic representation of identity, politics and human experience."

    Gastropolis: Food and New York City

  • Ms. Harris refers to those eating habits, widely construed, as "foodways," and I wish she wouldn't.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The festival will highlight local food traditions, or "foodways," in conjunction with the Smithsonian's "Key Ingredients" foodways exhibit on display at the Agrirama through August 1.


  • Notice how each product on the list tells a story -- of artisans, farmers, foodways and families -- and in doing so, offers a window into how others may live.

    Clean Plates: Fun, Socially Conscious Gift Ideas for Food Lovers

  • That's not consistent with traditional foodways - which rely heavily on pantry products during the winter - or the budgets of most Americans.

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  • Acclaimed as the Julia Child of Mexican cooking, Kennedy has been an intrepid student of Mexican foodways for more than fifty years and has published several classic books on the subject, including The Cuisines of Mexico, The Art of Mexican Cooking, My Mexico, and From My Mexican Kitchen.

    Edible: Edible Radio Episode 65 Kitchen Sync with Diana Kennedy

  • I can also claim to be disinterested (in the correct sense) in your plight because I got Unseen Academicals and the three cookbooks that I really, really wanted (including the rather magnificent Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Cooking, yes I * am* a hardcore foodways type) on the first day.

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  • Beahrs takes a page from Twain -- he celebrates America's regional foodways on page and in person.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Remembrance of Things Past? Saving Vanishing Regional Food

  • While we're bandying foodways should we chuck in the fantastic mezes that feature heavily in diets from Greece right round the middle eastern end of the med?

    The Mediterranean 'heritage' diet

  • Their foodstuffs are based on ancient foodways many known to Rabelais and are resolutely home-grown.

    Soul Food


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