Confucious Was A Foodie

Confucious Was A Foodie catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - Shandong

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The oldest and, in fact, the cuisine of Confucius, Shandong leaves Chef Christine Cushing wondering until she plans a banquet with her mentor chefs and invites guest celebrity chefs to join her.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Northeastern

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Chef Christine Cushing discovers that North-Eastern (or Dongbei) cuisine is little known in North America and that it has more in common culturally and culinary with Russia than Canton.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Huaiyang

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Classically trained chef Christine Cushing doesn't need to be convinced that food is art but even with descriptions and explanations from her mentor chefs and her own research, Huaiyang cuisine is a mystery, albeit one well worth exploring!

Season 1, Episode 3 - Sichuan

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Chef Christine Cushing ventures into the world of Sichuan cuisine and discovers the surprise of flavour over heat as well as a rich cultural history from Chinese roots to main street Chinatowns across North America.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Cantonese

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Chef Christine's Cantonese adventure provides one surprise after another and that makes her question what she has previously considered 'Cantonese'. The history both breaks her heart and excites her for deeper exploration into traditional Chinese cuisines.

Season 1, Episode 1 - The Big Picture

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Chef Christine Cushing meets her Chinese chef mentors and discovers that many of her assumptions about the beginnings of this cuisine in North America might not actually be true.