Posts Tagged ‘food culture’

Annual Fermentation Festival Opens Up the World of Ferments

Annual Fermentation Festival Opens Up the World of Ferments

The Portland fermentation festival offers beginners the experience to taste first-hand a variety of fermented foods under one roof. This video provides a peek inside the event.

Indian Food & Culture Inspires Chef (video)

Indian Food & Culture Inspires Chef (video)

Lean back and enjoy the exotic music and montage of street scenes in India, interspersed with the authentic Indian food being prepared.

Hash Throughout the World

Hash Throughout the World

Clark Haass, author of “Hashcapades: The Art of the Perfect Hash Adventure,” talks about the ubiquitous nature of hash, and how it’s found in many other cultures, each with their own characteristic versions of it.

Kitchen Literacy 2

Kitchen Literacy 2

PART 2—Continuing our conversation with Ann Vileisis, author of Kitchen Literacy, she explains how over time we became gradually disconnected from how foods were produced, and where they originated. Most importantly, the advertising industry played a significant role in changing American values toward food, and easing the transformation to the industrial food production system of […]

Anne Vilesis: Kitchen Literacy

Anne Vilesis: Kitchen Literacy

Ann Vileisis, author of Kitchen Literacy, explores the fundamental question, what do we know about our food, and how did we come to acquiring this knowledge. Vilesis sheds light on the profound role mass advertising has played in shaping public opinion in developing our modern food culture.