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Confucius Was A Foodie

In CONFUCIUS WAS A FOODIE, celebrity chef and former Food Network host Christine Cushing takes viewers on a voyage of discovery, uncovering the fascinating traditions, philosophies and history of Chinese culinary culture and its surprising influence on food around the world. Christine's motivation to embark on this journey is her discovery that 2,500-year-old Chinese philosopher Confucius was actually-a foodie. From exploring Chinese cuisines in North America to the culinary politics of Taiwan, the tasty richness of Hong Kong, and the blended flavors of South East Asia, Christine finds connections to the gastronomic precepts of the great Chinese philosopher both ancient . . .
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Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:30 PM
"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.. D
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