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Anthropology of Food

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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
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A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
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Vanilla pods.

Vanilla pods



Naga Jolokia pepper.

Chemical structure of vanillin

1. Any of various tropical American vines of the genus Vanilla in the orchid family, especially V. planifolia, cultivated for its long narrow seedpods from which a flavoring agent is obtained. 2. The seedpod of this plant. Also called vanilla bean. 3. A flavoring extract prepared from the cured seedpods of this plant or produced synthetically.
1. Flavored with vanilla: vanilla pudding. 2. Lacking adornments or special features; basic or ordinary: “We went through a period of vanilla cars” (Charles Jordan).
Obsolete Spanish vainilla, diminutive of vaina, sheath (from the shape of its seedpods), from Latin vgna.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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A vanilla plantation in a wood on Réunion Island.

A vanilla plantation in a wood on Réunion Island

The Red Savina pepper

A vanilla plantation in a "shader" (ombrière) on Réunion Island

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Vanilla planifolia - flower.

Vanilla planifolia - flower


Drawing of Vanilla from the Florentine Codex (ca. 1580) and description of its use and properties written in the Nahuatl language.

Drawing of Vanilla from the Florentine Codex
(ca. 1580)
and description of its use and properties written in the Nahuatl language

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