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Table 1 Summary of methods used

From: The role of ethnic tourism in the food knowledge tradition of Tyrolean migrants in Treze Tílias, SC, Brazil

Year Results Method Analysis (software)
2008 Historic information about food practice and life in Treze Tílias in 1934 Literature research, qualitative interviews Qualitative text analysis (Atlas.ti)
2008 Cultural food knowledge in Treze Tílias and Tyrol in the present Free-Listing Smith’s Salience index (Anthropac)
2008 Personal network cards showing how food knowledge is transmitted from a personal view Single name generator and name interpreter Visualisation (MS Excel, Pajek, SPSS)
2008, 2009 Food practice in restaurants and hotels in Treze Tílias Participant observation Qualitative text analysis (Atlas.ti)
2009 Social network: Recommendation network, showing Tyrolean food experts in Treze Tílias Single name generator Visualisation of the network (Visone)
2009 Social network: Advice network, indicating actual transmission of knowledge about Tyrolean food in Treze Tílias Single name generator Visualisation of the network (Visone)