1492—Globalization and Fusion Cuisines
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Humanity’s desire for spices and other luxury items eventually connected the entire globe. Track the powerful trading empires of the Venetians and Portuguese, the Spanish conquest of the New World, and the “Columbian exchange”—where plants and animals from five continents were globally transplanted, changing eating habits around the world.