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Appropriate Eating: The Mediterranean Diet in Homer’s Odyssey

“There is no boon in life more sweet, I say, than when a summer joy holds all the realm, and banqueters sit listening to a harper in a great hall, by rows of tables heaped with bread and roast meat, … Read the full article

France, Florent and Food: An enduring message

Situated on the River Seine’s right bank in the first arrondissement of Paris, Forum Des Halles is the ultimate shopper’s haven. Just moments away from the Louvre, the mall invites visitors from all over the world to explore the latest … Read the full article

Wanting More: Hunger and anger in the works of Charles Dickens

  “Everything that happens […] shows beyond mistake that you can’t shut out the world; that you are in it, to be of it; that you get yourself into a false position the moment you try to sever yourself from … Read the full article

Malnutrition and Psychosis in Don Quixote

The depiction of hunger in classic literature is a neglected subject. Yet it is a major theme and a key plot driver in many great works of fiction. From the cannibalism of Count Ugolino della Gherardesca in Dante’s Inferno¹ to … Read the full article