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Discover how microbes help turn raw ingredients into delicacies like chocolate and cheese as Pollan tackles the mysterious process of fermentation.
Visit food labs and Moroccan fields as Pollan delves into the science of bread-making and the nature of gluten.
Pollan looks to the kitchens of India for a lesson in the value of pot cooking and examines the consequences of eating highly processed food.
With help from Aboriginal hunters and a barbecue pit master Pollan shows how fire shaped human gastronomy and weighs our duty to the animals we eat.
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- Premiered: February 19, 2016
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A culinary documentary that explores physical elements used in cooking throughout history. Included: fire, water, air and earth. (more)