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Food: A MultiCultural Feast

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Summary
One result of increased global trade and travel is that we all have multi-cultural stomachs. This video examines the multi-cultural origins of many foods and unearths a few surprises.. Viewers learn chili isn't Mexican, spaghetti and meatballs is uniquely American, chop suey doesn't exist in China, and sauerkraut was a Chinese invention. They also learn that food serves as a common bond between peoples. If we can enjoy each other's foods, can't we at least live together in peace?. Explore the multi-cultural origins of many foods we take for granted:. . Many of our most common "ethnic foods" are not ethnic at all. Chili isn't Mexican, you won't find chop suey in China and spaghetti and meatballs is uniquely American. - Chow mein and French toast are more "ethnic" than ethnic recipes. - Some Europeans view eating corn-on-the-cob as strange. - Sauerkraut is Chinese. Chinese? It's a long story going back to the building of the Great Wall. - Chocolate is from Central America and spent most of its life as a drink. - Not too long ago yogurt was a food only eaten by "health nuts" and Bulgarians.. .
Release Date
1998
Run Time
20 min.
Language
In english
Notes
  • In Process Record.
  • Title from title frames.
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Published
Learning Seed, 1998.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Recording Info
Originally produced by Learning Seed in 1998.
Publisher no.
1098017 Kanopy
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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