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. This episode is all about tomatoes. Recipes include Boiled French Tomatoes, Tomato Sauté, Tomato Soup, Tomato and Vodka Appetizer, and directions on how to properly peel a tomato. 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.



tomatoes, food, recipe, chef, cooking, gourmet-food, lessons, vegetable [food]