Spice Trails Special

Spice Trails Special

DVD - 2011
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Although spices might have some medicinal properties, there is little nutrition in them, but their mysticism has affected the world throughout history. In this remarkable journey, Planet Food traverses the entire world and over five millennia, seeing how the battle for control of the spice trade made great cities and destroyed ancient civilizations cooks and tastes a variety of signature dishes including Cantonese shark fin soup, paper wrapped baked chicken, chili crab and more.
Publisher: [United States] : Pilot Productions, c2011.
ISBN: 9781932702804
Branch Call Number: 641.6383 SPICE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Pilot Film and Television Productions


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Mar 11, 2014

Fun, quick look at how some spices were discovered by the western world, the power plays that took place and how they became part of our cuisine.

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