The Frugal Gourmet: Hunan Treasures (1992)

Genres - Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Cooking & Food  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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The Frugal Gourmet, with chef Jeff Smith, is an amazingly thorough video collection with over 80 episodes that include food recipes from around the world. In each episode, Smith demonstrates several simple but important recipes. In this episode, discover the culinary joys of Hunan, a farming region in China. Join the Frugal Gourmet for a visit to a Hunan restaurant, then learn recipes for Hunan Onion Cake, Bean Curd in Hot Meat Sauce, and Hunan Steamed Spareribs with Hot Black Bean Sauce. Smith not only cooks, but also discusses the theological and anthropological histories of the dishes he prepares. He brings humor and wide-ranging knowledge into the kitchen.

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cooking, chef, food, recipe, China, gourmet-food, lessons