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Food In Our Time

47:36 Min
Food In Our Time

Food In Our Time - S1E3: Legacy

15 Mar 2020 10:00pm
With an average of -50 degrees Celsius in winter, frostbite can set upon an unprotected face in mere seconds. Andre discovers how the Yakut people live and eat in such extreme conditions.
About the Show

Cooking is Andre Chiang's life purpose, but he is hungry for more. He embarks on a culinary exploration, across 4 continents and 8 countries, to seek a deeper meaning of food and unearth the forces that shape how we eat, in this 3-part series.
In his first destination Oymyakon, the coldest inhabited place on Earth, Andre discovers a whole new culinary culture born out of human resilience. Andre meets Michelin starred chef Virgilio Martinez, who is passionate in uncovering Peruvian ingredients across different altitudes. Here, Andre deeply comprehends how a plate of food enshrines a remnant of a country's history and tradition.
Lastly, Andre examines what defines the future of food, he meets up with the mercurial Italian chef - Massimo Bottura who actively seeks to address hunger and food waste in his pursuit. And through French food scientist Prof Herve This, Andre experience how culinary activities are experienced at the scientific level and takes a glimpse at the future of food.

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