2016 Food & Society Conference Proceeding


Proceedings of the 2016 Food & Society Conference in Bangi, Malaysia
Editors: Eric Olmedo, Pue Giok Hun & Rachel Chan Suet Kay
Year: 2018
Format: eBook
eISBN: 978-967-0741-44-4
Price: MYR35

Table of Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS …4
INTRODUCTION …7

PART 1: FOOD POLITICS …10
Rice and the Politics of National Cuisine in Malaysia and Indonesia, 1990-2015 …13
Kathleen Burke

“Down with Shark Fin!” The Politics of Eating Shark Fin and Its Shifting Nationality in Republican China …21
Liz P.Y. Chee

Nation and National Cuisine: A Case Study of Malaysia …28
Anisha Chai

Possible Countermeasure to Reduce Food Loss in Japan …35
Rumi Ide

Politics of Food: The Process of Gastronomisation in Malaysia …43
Eric Olmedo

PART 2: FOOD AND IDENTITY …53
Food in Migration: In Search of Meaning …55
Theodora Nziza Nyambo

Hokkien Mee: A Case Study of Social Integration in Klang Valley, Malaysia …62
Lee Han Ying & Soon Pau Voon

Beyond Halal: Food and the Muslim Economy of Merit in South Thailand …69
Christopher M. Joll

Placemaking in Food Spaces: The Omnivorous Lifestyle in Coffee Houses of Penang, Malaysia …76
Beh May Ting

When Chinese Festival Food Meets Consumerism: A Case Study of the Representations of Mid-Autumn Festival Food in Hong Kong Media …82
Cai Qing

PART 3: FOOD AND WELL-BEING …90
The Hidden Value in Indigenous Vegetables: Incorporating Nutritious Plants into Malaysian Diet …93
Rachel Thomas Tharmabalan

The Local Way: Rediscovering Nutritious Malaysian Cuisine …109
Tan Kean Buan

Appropriating Nutrition Science to Valorize Traditional Cuisine in Cambodia …110
Hart N. Feuer

Changes of Phenolic Compounds and Antioxidant Capacity During the Production of Khaomak (Sweet Fermented Rice) from Three Unpolished Glutinous Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) …116
Nhat Thuan Nguyen Ho et al.

Microstructure and Qualities Improvement by Hydrocolloid Supplementation of Enriched Protein Instant Noodle Dried by the Continuous Microwave Oven …125
Aujcharaporn Pongchchaiudom & Sirichai Songsermpong

PART 4: FOOD AND CONSUMERISM …136
Food Security Crisis and Alternative Development in China …138
Ku Hok Bun & Yan Hairong

Promoting Sustainable Shark Foodways Against Global Campaign Shark Fin Consumption …147
Akamine Jun

Food Cold Chain in Japan, China and Southeast Asia …156
Tetsuya Araki

The Malay Middle Class and Consuming Shariah: The Changing Consumption of Food and Lifestyle …164
Kartini Aboo Talib @ Khalid

Motives for Millenials’ Choice on Traditional Food and Their Level of Consumption: A Cross-Cultural Comparison …170
Tan Ai Ling & Yow Taw Onn

Future of Food: Perception of Consuming Virtual Food …182
Rokshad Takavoli & Tan Ai Ling

CONCLUSION …194

BIBLIOGRAPHY …199