The Frugal Gourmet (1992)

Genres - Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Cooking & Food  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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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. Rice might be the most popular grain in the world. With this episode, learn to prepare it in many ways. Recipes include Steamed Rice, Rice with Cheese and Onions, Emily's Spanish Rice, Fried Rice with Seafood, and Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding. 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.



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