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Preferred Term:

foodways

Definition:
The eating habits, culinary practices, and food/health beliefs of a people, region, or historical period, focusing on the medicinal, sociological, cultural, psychological and/or historical uses of foods.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Entry Terms:
  • food culture
  • food ways
  • food taboos
  • food heritage
  • culinary heritage
  • food history
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10108
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2018-01-16