A Taste of History
A Taste of History is a television series that explores America’s culinary beginnings. This innovative series brings America’s history to life and makes it vibrant as we step back in time and get to know the founders of our country through the food they ate and the recipes they prepared. Chef Walter Staib, an Emmy Award-winning, internationally known chef with over four decades of experience, is a master of open hearth cookery. He demonstrates a true mastery in the preparation of sophisticated 18th century cuisine, sure to inspire home-cooks.
A Taste of History is taped in significant historic locations; from Jefferson’s Monticello to Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Village and even the banks of Washington’s Crossing. In each episode Chef Staib explores the origin of featured recipes and ingredients to reveal historical context. We learn about Martha Washington’s contributions at Valley Forge, the Washington’s well-known slave-chef Hercules and visit Jefferson’s Monticello to walk through his gardens and cook in his kitchen. In Season 6, the show goes abroad as Chef Staib travels to London, France, Germany and several Caribbean islands.
Genre: Food & Drink, History
Duration: 128 x 23mins
Rights: Inflight & Transportation – Worldwide, TV/VOD – UK
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