Archive | February, 2012

The Perennial Plate

15 Feb

Here is a link to an awesome site dedicated to adventurous and sustainable eating that I stumbled upon last night. They have nearly 100 short films as well as great recipes and a full-fledged blog. Below is the “about” taken straight from their bio as they describe it much more appropriately than I would. The chef/lead of the site has had a foot in many big name kitchens (The Fat Duck, Mugaritz, and Bouchon to name a few); and along with his camera woman, makes a great short film.

“The Perennial Plate is an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating.  The episodes follow the culinary, agricultural and hunting explorations of chef and activist, Daniel Klein.  Season One took place over a calendar year in Minnesota where every Monday for 52 weeks, Klein and cameragirl Mirra Fine released short films about good food.  In Season Two, Klein and Fine are traveling across America, taking the viewer on a journey to appreciate and understand where good food comes from and how to enjoy it.  The Real Food Road Trip began on May 9th 2011, and the weekly videos have continued — bringing the audience along for stories of urban gardens, long drives, blood, hunting and guts…”

Great for a night where you have a few minutes to educate yourself on anything from the making of moonshine to the future of fishing in the gulf.

Hope you all are well and more to come soon!