Salty: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 3)
Catalogue Number: LSD017
Producer: Lofty Sky Distribution
Producing Agencies: Lofty Sky Pictures Inc.
Subject: Culinary Arts, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, History, Seniors, Social Sciences, Travel, World History
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 45:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Most salt in Asia is produced through the evaporation of seawater in coastal areas. This episode sees Christine learning firsthand the very challenging ‘how to’ of harvesting sea salt in Thailand’s dramatically beautiful salt fields. Cushing visits the area’s most unusual market that is regularly disrupted by the Maeklong Railway going right through it’s center! She cooks alongside chefs preserving traditional Chinese cuisine in Bangkok and at Singapore’s oldest Chinese restaurant, Spring Court, Christine discovers Singapore Chinese cuisine and meets with culinary legend; Madam Soon.