Synopsis by Madeline Cavalieri
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. This episode presents a plethora of breads from around the world and throughout history. Recipes include Old Greek Bread, Ancient Roman Bread, Focaccia Romano, Chinese Steamed Bread, Corn-Crepes Chinese Style, Onion Cakes, Greek Sesame Bread, Sesame Circles, and Greek Easter Bread. Smith not only cooks, he also discusses the theological and anthropological histories of the dishes he prepares. He brings humor and wide-ranging knowledge into the kitchen.
baking, bread, cooking, food, chef, gourmet-food, lessons