The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Explore the various cultures and their intricate tastes for cultural cuisine. The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking exhibits many unique spices from around the world, and demonstrates the variety of ways the international techniques can be used in the everyday kitchen. Discover the various tastes from China, India, Mexico, and other popular countries as we examine the spices and blends that make up their everyday meals.

The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking
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New American Cuisine--The Global Kitchen
6. New American Cuisine--The Global Kitchen
October 25, 2013
Embrace everything you've learned about cooking with spices by taking a classic American dish--fried chicken--and using spices to give it unique cultural twists. You'll see how a mastery of spices is the key to creating Indian, Latin American, Chinese, and Mediterranean chicken dishes, each with its own captivating flavors and aromas.
Treasured Spices in Northern Europe
5. Treasured Spices in Northern Europe
October 25, 2011
Travel now to northern Europe, where you'll get a tasty introduction to some of the many commonplace and exotic spices from Hungary, Spain, and other European countries. Hungarian paprika, Spanish pimenton, caraway, juniper--these and other ingredients, you'll learn, are the key to unforgettable dishes ranging from goulash to mulled wine.
Mediterranean Spices--Exotic Blends
4. Mediterranean Spices--Exotic Blends
October 25, 2011
Find out why spices help make Mediterranean cuisine so rich and exciting. Some of the many diverse spices you'll learn about here: ras el hanout, a complex spice mix from Morocco; charmoula, a thick vinaigrette from North Africa; za'atar, the Egyptian blend of thyme, sesame, and sumac; and even preserved lemons.
Mexico--Chiles for Every Palate
3. Mexico--Chiles for Every Palate
October 25, 2011
First, explore the differences between common chiles such as jalapenos, guajillos, and poblanos--and how each can add a unique (and spicy) twist to Mexican dishes. Then, follow the step-by-step process of making the perfect molé that incorporates roasted chiles and spices ranging from Mexican oregano to chocolate.
China--From Peppercorns to Tea
2. China--From Peppercorns to Tea
October 25, 2011
Learn how to tap into the essence of two distinct Chinese spices: Sichuan peppercorns and tea. As Chef Briwa shows you how to make noodles in Sichuan pepper oil, browned short ribs, tea-smoked quail, and more, you'll discover depths of flavor you won't find in the takeout food we're all familiar with.
India--Heart of the Spice World
1. India--Heart of the Spice World
October 25, 2013
Journey to India, which produces 50 percent of the spices consumed around the globe, and learn how to work with cumin, coriander, paprika, masalas, and other unique tastes from this cuisine of spice. Recipes include basmati rice with cardamom and cloves, chile tamarind shrimp, and a sweet chai tea.
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Explore the various cultures and their intricate tastes for cultural cuisine. The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking exhibits many unique spices from around the world, and demonstrates the variety of ways the international techniques can be used in the everyday kitchen. Discover the various tastes from China, India, Mexico, and other popular countries as we examine the spices and blends that make up their everyday meals.

The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on October 25, 2013.

Where to Watch The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking is available for streaming on the The Great Courses website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    October 25, 2013