Explore cultures around the globe through the all-unifying topic of food. No need to grab your passport, just bring an appetite for discovery.
Winner of two James Beard Awards for best television show, Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie travels the world to serve you a feast of culinary trends, exotic ingredients, and food-obsessed personalities. Artisans striving to save the ancient craft of knifemaking in Japan. Monks tending a hidden organic garden in the heart of Rome. Chefs testing the limits of molecular gastronomy in Australia.
Closer to home, Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie illuminates topics as seemingly everyday as salt and pepper — that just may spark your own epicurean epiphanies. And journey into Gourmet magazine’s test kitchens with Editor in Chief Ruth Reichl and her renowned team of editors to learn how you can interpret a world of techniques and flavors in your kitchen.
Includes the following episodes: Disc 1:
China—One Billion Foodies, Anatomy of a Meal with José Andrés, Italy—Home Cooking, H2O, The Hungry Luddite, The Green Kitchen, and Brazil—When Foods Collide
Just Desserts, Living Off the Land, Australia—Slow Food, Science of Deliciousness, Zen and the Art of Cooking, Salt & Pepper, and Delicious Indigenous
Noble Rot, Cure de Force, Raising the Bar, Contraband Cuisine, Anatomy of a Meal with Lydia Shire, and Avant-garde a la Carte
Special DVD features include: select downloadble recipes; a link to the Gourmet's DIARY OF A FOODIE Web site; and closed captions.
On three DVD9 discs. Region coding: Region 1. Audio: Dolby stereo. Screen format: 4 x 3 Full Screen.
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