Tuesday, July 5, 2011
I'm looking forward to watching the first episode of Chasseurs d'épices (Spice Hunters), a new show on French-language Canadian TV featuring the owners of my favorite spice store in the world. The documentary series follows Ethné and Philippe de Vienne in an expedition that spans five continents in search of the best spices in the world. Through personal encounters with the cultures of the spice-producing regions they visit, they discover how people use spices in their culinary traditions, and how this connects to their ways of life and artistic traditions. The first episode takes place in Trinidad (where Ethné hails from) and will air this Friday, July 8.