Cooking Across the Ages

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Cooking Across the Ages

2020

Embark on a fascinating international journey through human civilization, all through the lens of cooking. In 24 fascinating episodes, while he cooks, Professor Ken Albala welcomes you into his own home kitchen, encouraging...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Ken Albala
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Understanding Culture through Cooking
Episode 1
Understanding Culture through Cooking
Ancient Rome: Cooking with Apicius
Episode 2
Ancient Rome: Cooking with Apicius
Imperial China: Soybeans and Dumplings
Episode 3
Imperial China: Soybeans and Dumplings
Medieval Egypt: Chickpeas and Phyllo Dough
Episode 4
Medieval Egypt: Chickpeas and Phyllo Dough
Feast like a Viking with Meat and Beer
Episode 5
Feast like a Viking with Meat and Beer
Medieval France’s Touch for Sugar and Spice
Episode 6
Medieval France’s Touch for Sugar and Spice
Renaissance Italy’s Sweets and Pasta
Episode 7
Renaissance Italy’s Sweets and Pasta
Crafting Aphrodisiacs from the Renaissance
Episode 8
Crafting Aphrodisiacs from the Renaissance
Aztec Tortillas and Chocolate
Episode 9
Aztec Tortillas and Chocolate
Papal Rome: Meat Rolls and Eggplant
Episode 10
Papal Rome: Meat Rolls and Eggplant
Dining with Don Quixote in Imperial Spain
Episode 11
Dining with Don Quixote in Imperial Spain
Portugal and Japan: Cakes and Katsuobushi
Episode 12
Portugal and Japan: Cakes and Katsuobushi
Vegetarian India: Jackfruit and Rice
Episode 13
Vegetarian India: Jackfruit and Rice
The Birth of French Haute Cuisine
Episode 14
The Birth of French Haute Cuisine
Post-Puritan England: Hippocras and Cookies
Episode 15
Post-Puritan England: Hippocras and Cookies
China’s Last Dynasty: Elegant Simplicity
Episode 16
China’s Last Dynasty: Elegant Simplicity
Early America: Johnnycake and Pumpkin
Episode 17
Early America: Johnnycake and Pumpkin
The French Canadian Tourtière Meat Pie
Episode 18
The French Canadian Tourtière Meat Pie
Victorian Working-Class Meals
Episode 19
Victorian Working-Class Meals
Imperial Germany’s Cabbage and Sauerbraten
Episode 20
Imperial Germany’s Cabbage and Sauerbraten
Imperial Russia’s Piroshki and Coulibiac
Episode 21
Imperial Russia’s Piroshki and Coulibiac
Brazil and West Africa: Black Bean Stew
Episode 22
Brazil and West Africa: Black Bean Stew
America’s Can-Opener Cookbook
Episode 23
America’s Can-Opener Cookbook
The Foodie Era: Cooking with the World
Episode 24
The Foodie Era: Cooking with the World