About

Breadfruit turtle

Breadfruit turtle

The word “comida” is wonderfully multitasking. It can be translated as “food”, “meal”, a specific type of meal – “dinner” – and it can even mean “eaten”, the adjective, its female form. Comida is a synonym of “alimento“. Alimento also means food, only food, and perhaps nutriment. It does not carry the multitasking ability of comida, and it is closer to the nutritional function of food, with its verb iteration, “alimentarse“, or to nourish oneself.

This blog is a space where food and nutrition studies meet Latino and Latin American studies, through the sharing of ongoing related research as well as a place for explore new ideas.

Advertisements

One thought on “About

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s