foodway

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By extension, from airway

Noun[edit]

foodway (plural foodways)

  1. the alimentary canal.
  2. (in the plural) The food traditions or customs of a group of people; including a study of their culinary practices, nutritional practices, what people eat and why they eat it, the social practices related to foods as well as nutritional and culinary aspects of foods.

References[edit]

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude (1983), The Raw and the Cooked: Mythologiques - Volume 1, Paperback Reprint Edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Foodways, in New Georgia Encyclopedia.
  • Foodways of Austin