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Author(s): Elisa Morera de la Vall

Journal: Coolabah
ISSN 1988-5946

Volume: 5;
Start page: 176;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: food | nourishment | communication | memories | ritual | cultural and healing roles.

ABSTRACT
Food has many functions and meanings. It is, indeed, necessary for ournourishment but since human beings are related to one another, food is a symbolic formof communication, too. It can also play other roles. It can be a ritual, it can transmitvalues, norms of conduct and beliefs, it can trigger nostalgic childhood memories or, byrecreating lost worlds, have a healing effect.
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