Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie

The Hungry Luddite


Episode 5

No doubt, technology has altered the world of food, making ingredients easier to produce and faster to distribute globally. But at what cost? Fortunately, there are artisans who are working to preserve the traditional methods of cooking that have shaped the world’s culinary history. We’ll meet a Japanese knifemaker and visit a market run by a passionate Parisian gardener, discovering how ancient cooking techniques are being revived and sustained.