April 2018

Episode 1 – Laura Shapiro, “Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puff” April 18, 2018

What do the Pillsbury Bake Off and molecular gastronomy have in common? Culinary historian and food writer Laura Shapiro unwraps the significance of gender to the prestige afforded to different arenas of innovation-driven cuisine by examining the history of the USA’s oldest cooking competition.

The Symposium paper given by Laura Shapiro on the Pillsbury Bake Off can be found here
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