Confucius Was a Foodie

Confucius Was a Foodie

Celebrity chef Christine Cushing questions the authenticity of Chinese cuisine in North America.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 4/23 at 6:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Sichuan

Sichuan cuisine's popularity dates back 800 years to the Southern Song dynasty; exploring its cultural history from Chinese roots to Chinatowns across North America.

Tue, 4/23 at 11:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Sichuan

Sichuan cuisine's popularity dates back 800 years to the Southern Song dynasty; exploring its cultural history from Chinese roots to Chinatowns across North America.

Thu, 4/25 at 6:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Sweet

How different cultures use sugar; the rice paddies of Malaysia; visiting the night market in Bangkok's Chinatown with food writer Chawadee Nualkhair; pastry chef Janice Wong.

Thu, 4/25 at 11:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Sweet

How different cultures use sugar; the rice paddies of Malaysia; visiting the night market in Bangkok's Chinatown with food writer Chawadee Nualkhair; pastry chef Janice Wong.

Tue, 4/30 at 6:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Origins of the Beginnings

The culinary roots of foods such as ice cream, ketchup, pasta, phyllo, baklava and pizza; cooking with Elias Mamalakis; the influence of Chinese cuisine in Venice, Italy.

Tue, 4/30 at 11:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Origins of the Beginnings

The culinary roots of foods such as ice cream, ketchup, pasta, phyllo, baklava and pizza; cooking with Elias Mamalakis; the influence of Chinese cuisine in Venice, Italy.

Thu, 5/2 at 6:00 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Confucius and the Origin of Food Philosophy

Comparing the thoughts of writers and philosophers, including Plato, Lin Yutang and Leonardo da Vinci; the Academy of Ancient Greek and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Athens; the connection between Greek and Chinese culture and cuisine.

Thu, 5/2 at 11:30 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Confucius and the Origin of Food Philosophy

Comparing the thoughts of writers and philosophers, including Plato, Lin Yutang and Leonardo da Vinci; the Academy of Ancient Greek and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Athens; the connection between Greek and Chinese culture and cuisine.