Food Trip with Todd English; Tucson: La Comida Mexicana
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- Food Trip with Todd English
- Tucson: La Comida Mexicana
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Saturdays, beginning January 13, 2007
Todd English: chef, author, restaurateur, entrepreneur, explorer, food tripper. He is among America’s culinary royalty, but just where does he get the inspiration for new dishes, new menus, or new restaurants? To find out, join the chef on Food Trip with Todd English, thirteen half-hour episodes premiering on WGBH 2 on Saturday, January 13, 2007, as he shares his talent and taste for reinventing traditional cooking. “I get a lot of ideas from traveling around the country and the world,” says English. “Cooking is often an interpretation of one’s experience and one’s knowledge. Food Trip with Todd English is the kind of television program that will show how people and places inspire me—and how public television viewers can also be motivated to get back into their kitchens and create their own inspired dishes.”
During his travels at home and abroad, Todd explores a different dish or culinary tradition, drawing inspiration for new recipes from each locale's native cuisine and ingredients. Series release date: 1/13/2007
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Broadcast in 2007 IT’S A MOVABLE FIESTA AS TODD ENGLISH LEARNS TO MAKE TORTILLAS IN OLD TOWN TUCSON, AND THEN VISITS WITH CHEF CARLOTTA FLORES AT EL CHARRO TO OBSERVE THEIR PREPARATION OF CARNE SECA- AIR-DRIED BEEF. AFTER A CONVERSATION WITH CHEF DOUGLAS RODRIGUEZ, THE INVENTOR OF NUEVO LATINO COOKING, IT’S TIME TO STOP AT NORMA’S CAKERY FOR A TRES LECHES CAKE TO OFFER THE HOSTESS AT A TRADITIONAL FAMILY FIESTA. UPON HIS RETURN TO OLIVES, TODD CREATES HIS OWN DISH: A WHOLE-WHEAT TORTILLA WITH CARNE SECA ‘A LA MINUTE,’ WITH A QUICK-SEARED SHRIMP CEVICHE AND A PRICKLY PEAR MAGARITA TO WASH IT ALL DOWN.
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- Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
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