Food Crazes in Europe. Bread Fashions in Belgium around 1900

Food innovations are crucial in interpreting the development of the diet. One element of innovation, although not a condition, may be a food fad (or craze, fashion or cult).

Bread offers a nice, albeit banal, example. The lecture investigates the ‘pain intégral’ (or whole meal bread) in Belgium in the 1890s as a case of food craze, contributing to the research methodology and to the theory of food crazes in the past (for further detail

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