Yin and Yang of Classical Chinese Cuisine
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Chinese culture produced what is arguably the most complex, sophisticated, and varied culinary tradition on earth. Trace the rise of civilization in China from the Hsia to the Han dynasty, the social and technological factors underlying China’s elaborate food traditions, and the role of Taoist thought and Chinese medicine in diet.