Huaiyang: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 1)
Catalogue Number: LSD005
Producer: Lofty Sky Distribution
Producing Agencies: Mark Media Corp.
Subject: Culinary Arts, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, History, Science, Social Sciences, Tech/Voc
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 45:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Chef Cushing discovers that Huaiyang cuisine is historically connected to poets and scholars, and demands meticulous knife skills and elaborate presentations. The cuisine appears to be a personification of the teachings of Confucius. The creative presentation of skillfully combined ingredients expresses the four most important elements in the art of Chinese cooking: color, aroma, flavor and texture. All of this is incredibly enticing, so why then is Huaiyang cuisine so little enjoyed or understood in North America?