I am a music major and I am studying at undergraduate level. I took last year off and I spent that time working in kitchens and studying in culinary school. Inside my university, we have these monthly talks on musicological topics open to the general public and afterwards there are drinks and some few things to eat. I was mildly disturbed by the fact that the food provided was just chips and dips, so I asked one of the academic staff who provided the food if it was ok if I provided some of the food. She was totally OK with this. I got very excited with this, being both a musician and a culinist I wanted these two forces to marry each other.
Since the lecture was on popular American music I made American food (bagels topped with ham, cheese, rocket and tomato as well as rocket, goats cheese and sliced roasted beetroot), I also made mini Oreo cookies and cream cheese cakes.
The next talk is about musical scales - how would you represent this through food?