Food

In a book that lays out global transportations and mobilities, food certainly deserves to be included.1 The total mileage that food travels across the globe, impossible to phantom, let alone calculate, has over the last decades not just risen, it has also become contested (Jackson, Ward, & Russell, 2006). In various voices is it being deplored that food travels far too much. But how does it do so, how does food move across the globe? The answer is: it moves in many different ways. It moves out and in it moves in. It moves fresh and it moves cooked. It moves as ingredients and it moves as a recipe. The implication is that on any single plate, many places tend to come together. Here, we will exemplify this topological complexity by presenting a mundane but intricate case, that of pizza Hawaii.

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