Cantonese: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 1)
Catalogue Number: LSD003
Producer: Lofty Sky Distribution
Subject: Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, History, Science, Social Sciences, Tech/Voc
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2016
Running Time: 45:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Chef Christine Cushing tastes the worst and the best Cantonese; food that makes her question what she has previously considered ‘Cantonese’. She learns dim sum-making in New York’s oldest parlor, has a Cantonese breakfast in California’s San Gabriel Valley and discovers that real Cantonese is a living example of the Confucian principle that food must always be fresh, seasonal and local. A principle that today’s foodies believe is modern is actually from the precepts of a 2,500 year old philosopher!
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