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CONFUCIUS WAS A FOODIE

Tuesday, March 26th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sichuan

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

Wednesday, March 27th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sichuan

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

Thursday, March 28th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sweet

Chef Christine Cushing explores the great big flavor of sweet in Chinese immigrant communities in Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Friday, March 29th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sweet

Chef Christine Cushing explores the great big flavor of sweet in Chinese immigrant communities in Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Tuesday, April 2nd

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Origins of the Beginnings

Everything has its origins somewhere. When it comes to food, roots are often Chinese - and Chinese beginnings in the culinary and cultural world go back more than 5,000 years. In this episode, chef Christine looks for the culinary roots of foods such as ice cream, ketchup, pasta, phyllo, baklava and pizza.

Wednesday, April 3rd

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Origins of the Beginnings

Everything has its origins somewhere. When it comes to food, roots are often Chinese - and Chinese beginnings in the culinary and cultural world go back more than 5,000 years. In this episode, chef Christine looks for the culinary roots of foods such as ice cream, ketchup, pasta, phyllo, baklava and pizza.

Thursday, April 4th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Confucius and the Origin of Food Philosophy

Was it Confucius or Hippocrates who first said, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food"? Chef Christine sets off to compare the thoughts and beliefs of foodie writers and philosophers.

Friday, April 5th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Confucius and the Origin of Food Philosophy

Was it Confucius or Hippocrates who first said, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food"? Chef Christine sets off to compare the thoughts and beliefs of foodie writers and philosophers.

Tuesday, April 9th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Celebrations, Ceremonies and the Dumpling

Christine eats her way through the Chinese Solar Lunar calendar with traditional customs, cuisine and culture. The calendar appears to have a dumpling for every occasion.

Wednesday, April 10th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Celebrations, Ceremonies and the Dumpling

Christine eats her way through the Chinese Solar Lunar calendar with traditional customs, cuisine and culture. The calendar appears to have a dumpling for every occasion.

Thursday, April 11th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Noodles: Long for Life, Food of Legends

Birthday parties and baby naming ceremonies all wish for the same thing-a long life. Longevity is symbolized by the noodle in Chinese culinary culture with more kinds of noodles than one can possibly imagine.

Friday, April 12th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Noodles: Long for Life, Food of Legends

Birthday parties and baby naming ceremonies all wish for the same thing-a long life. Longevity is symbolized by the noodle in Chinese culinary culture with more kinds of noodles than one can possibly imagine.

Tuesday, April 16th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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The Big Picture

Chef Christine 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.

Wednesday, April 17th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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The Big Picture

Chef Christine 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.

Thursday, April 18th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Cantonese

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

Friday, April 19th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:56:46
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Cantonese

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

Tuesday, April 23rd

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sichuan

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

Wednesday, April 24th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sichuan

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

Thursday, April 25th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sweet

Chef Christine Cushing explores the great big flavor of sweet in Chinese immigrant communities in Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Friday, April 26th

12:30am on
Runtime: 00:54:09
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Sweet

Chef Christine Cushing explores the great big flavor of sweet in Chinese immigrant communities in Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Tuesday, April 30th

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:56:46
Widescreen

Origins of the Beginnings

Everything has its origins somewhere. When it comes to food, roots are often Chinese - and Chinese beginnings in the culinary and cultural world go back more than 5,000 years. In this episode, chef Christine looks for the culinary roots of foods such as ice cream, ketchup, pasta, phyllo, baklava and pizza.