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ANTH 3888: Calendar f2019

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 Anthropology of Food


to Sweet Treats around the World

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 07:37 (07:37 AM) CDT, day 290 of 2019
BBC Food
Wikipedia: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal |
Wikipedia Categories: Food and Drink | History of Food and Drink | Historical Foods |
World Clock Cf.: Food Production and Animal Slaughter
FoodPressReleases.com

Food and Drug Administration Wire
OWL logo, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University.
 
     
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.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At
The New Year
"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Video
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

Food Trivia

Week 1

What is longest word ever to appear in all of literature?

longest word

Answer



Week 2 First Question

What would Willie Nelson's Last Supper be?
One what?

Willie Nelson

Answer



Week 2 Second Question

What were the American frontiersman Kit Carson's Last Words?

This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him.

"This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him." -- Kit Carson, Wikipedia

Answer



Week 3

Why, in Austria, is a Wiener schnitzel protected by law,
but a Weiner würst is not protected?

The Human Brain

Answer



Week 3

The human brain encodes what three factors in processing nouns?

The Human Brain

Answer



Week 4

How do you say "blueberry pie" in Ojibwa / Chippewa?

Woman and Blueberries, Parick DesJarlait, 1971

Woman and Blueberries.
Creator: Patrick DesJarlait (1912-1972)
Art Collection, Watercolor, 1971
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. AV1979.211 Negative No. 30610



Week 5

If you had to eat a human,
which body part should you pick first?



Photo by Paul Garnier/via Getty Images and PBS

And after you have finished the first few bites,
which parts would taste the best?


Human musculature

Human Musculature -- -- Quora (08 December 2017)

 


Week 5

How many gallons of sap does it take to make one gallon of maple syrup?

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs, 1947

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs.
Creator: Monroe P. Killy
Photograph Collection, 1947
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. Collection I.69.202 Negative No.

Answer



Week 6

What was the average consumption of potatoes per person in Ireland before the great potato famine of 1845?

Ireland Famine Memorial, Dublin

Answer

 Answer



Week 7

In what region of Italy
do Italians traditionally eat
spaghetti with meatballs?

(It's tricky, like eating long spaghetti with a fork.)

Spaghetti with meatballs



Week 8

What do Italian biscotti (biscotti di Prado) and German zwiebach have in common?

Bergischer Zwieback der Bergischen Kaffetafel in Radevormwald, Kottmannshausen 1.  
Biscotti
German zwiebach
Italian biscotti


Week 9

Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

What does "Häagen-Dazs" mean?

  1. "Happy Days"
  2. "High Life"
  3. "Danish Delight"
  4. It's a Family Name
  5. Absolutely Nothing

Answer



Chef President Obama

Commander-in-Chef

Answer



Week 11


How much water does it take to grow a hamburger?

cheezeburger

 Answer



Week 12

How big is a modern industrial fish trawler net compared to the UMD Administration Building?

Trawler in Skagen Harbor, northern Denmark.

Answer



Week 13

Are you really what you eat?

Answer



Week 14

tba

 

Answer



Week 15

How many pounds of anchovies
does it take to produce one pound of fish-farmed salmon?

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972, Antonio Sicurezza

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972
  Antonio Sicurezza

 Wikipedia

 Answer





How much water does it take to produce a chocolate bar?

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972, Antonio Sicurezza

 Answer


 

'QUIZ: What Does Food Symbolize In Art? Test Your Knowledge
--  Natalie Jacewicz, NPR, The Salt: What's on Your Plate (07July 2016)

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