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A listen and a look at how food, history and art intersect. From food origins, food history and food art. How foods have traveled the world, been used by different people and how different artists have depicted them throughout time with an emphasis on women artists, under and mis-represented artists.

Smy Goodness Podcast : Food History & Food Art Emmerline Smy

    • Food
    • 4.8 • 10 Ratings

A listen and a look at how food, history and art intersect. From food origins, food history and food art. How foods have traveled the world, been used by different people and how different artists have depicted them throughout time with an emphasis on women artists, under and mis-represented artists.

    Mealtimes, Mental Health and Mindfulness with Karmen Perez-Pineda of Cats with a Heart

    Mealtimes, Mental Health and Mindfulness with Karmen Perez-Pineda of Cats with a Heart

    Mushroom culinary customs from around the world, mushroom tips, health benefits, Michael Pollan's book How to Change Your Mind and how Psylocibin mushrooms are being used medicinally and at some of the past and present female pioneers behind psychedelics and psychiatrics, micro-dosing. Plus a chat with Karmen Perez-Pineda the founder of Cats with a Heart about mushrooms and her amazing socially responsible initiative which aims to raise awareness and funds to end child exploitation in the fashion industry.

    • 46 min
    Mushrooms - Fungi Folklore - Mystic, Magic and Mealtime

    Mushrooms - Fungi Folklore - Mystic, Magic and Mealtime

    Pt 2 (Ep 36) covers etymology, symbolism, folklore + culinary traditions. Pt 1 (Ep35) of a 4-part series on mushrooms gives an overview, looks at shamans + ancient human mushroom cave art.
    Pt 3 (E37) w/Karmen Perez-Pineda of Cats with a Heart, mushroom tips, psychedelics + psychiatry. Pt 4 (Ep 38) will look at artworks featuring mushrooms by artists including Ming dynasty Chinese artist Qiu Yang, Chinese-Canadian artist Xiaojing Yan, Beatrix Potter + Elsie Wakefield, Yayoi Kusama, Wangechi Mutu and more.

    • 22 min
    Mushrooms - Mystic, Magic and Mealtime - Shamans and Shrooms

    Mushrooms - Mystic, Magic and Mealtime - Shamans and Shrooms

    Pt 1 (Ep35) of a 4-part series on mushrooms gives an overview, looks at shamans + ancient human mushroom cave art. Pt 2 (Ep 36) covers etymology, symbolism, folklore + culinary traditions.
    Pt 3 (E37) w/Karmen Perez-Pineda of Cats with a Heart, mushroom tips, psychedelics + psychiatry. Pt 4 (Ep 38) will look at artworks featuring mushrooms by artists including Ming dynasty Chinese artist Qiu Yang, Chinese-Canadian artist Xiaojing Yan, Beatrix Potter + Elsie Wakefield, Yayoi Kusama, Wangechi Mutu and more.

    • 22 min
    Smy Thoughts - Racism and Racist Imagery in Food and Art

    Smy Thoughts - Racism and Racist Imagery in Food and Art

    I am sharing and processing some of my thoughts and experiences of racism as a woman of colour.
    Covering examples of racist imagery in food history and amazing representation, examples of racist imagery in art and amazing representation in art. Covering racial stereotypes, Ava DuVernay and the documentary 13th, Mixed Girl Meetup, Birth of a Nation, , fried chicken, watermelon, stereotypes, micro-aggressions, Sohla El-Waylly and Bon Appetit, MOFAD, Mariya Russell, Kara Walker, Angela Davis and more.

    • 58 min
    Flour Power and Superb Herbs - Quarantine Catch-up with Aimee Furnival of Another Studio

    Flour Power and Superb Herbs - Quarantine Catch-up with Aimee Furnival of Another Studio

    We chat with Aimée Furnival of Another Studio, the London design studio specialising in Plant Gifts & Playful Products. Aimée featured in the Smy Goodness Podcast Ep5 Pancakes and Creativity which looked at the food history and food art relating to pancakes all whilst we chatted about similarities between cooking and design processes. In this episode we chat to Aimée about her thoughts on Covid-19 and how it may have affected her business and cookery practices. Have a listen!

    • 20 min
    Pomegranite memories with Freelance Writer and Journalist Sophie Jean-Louis Constantine: From Persephone to process, koliva to kites and ratatouille to reviews

    Pomegranite memories with Freelance Writer and Journalist Sophie Jean-Louis Constantine: From Persephone to process, koliva to kites and ratatouille to reviews

    I chat with Freelance Writer and Journalist Sophie Jean-Louis Constantine about her novel, writing process and food memories. We covered all sorts of topics - from Persephone to process, koliva to kites and ratatouille to reviews! The influence of pomegranates are akin to tentacles that have spread out across the world since our earliest times. Find out more pomegranate food history and food art stories from Ep31 - Pomegranate - Superfood, Seeds, Symbolism and Stories.

    • 35 min

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