Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Travel & Adventure

PanAsia: Journeys in Asian Cuisine

Host Sian Richards takes viewers on an unforgettable journey across Asia, discovering the histories, cultures and exotic cuisines of China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Released in association with CCI, Releasing, Inc. Programs available on 26 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Click for more

India: Kolkata (Calcutta) - The City of Classical Contrasts

India: Kolkata (Calcutta) - The City of Classical Contrasts

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, in one of India's largest cities, the capital of the state of West Bengal, and the country's cultural capital. It's a city of classical contrasts - the almost mythic Ganges River flows past modern buildings and monuments left over from the reign of Queen Victoria. Chef Pathuri Maach prepares the evening meal, Pathuri Maach, which means "freshwater fish in a banana leaf." Next host Sian Richards meets Dhiman Das, a descendant of the inventor of Rossogolla, a beloved Bengali sweet, who takes her on a tour of his candy factory. Next Tnushree Shankar takes her to one of the most prestigious dance studios in this city to see a Bengali-style Indian dance. Then her guide, Chinmoy, takes her to Bishnupur, a nearby village dedicated to weaving Saree (Sari) fabric. Sarees (Saris) are the most versatile attire for Indian women and date back over 5,000 years. 07/09DE JSCA 30 min.
Also See: Cities and Places; Canton, China and Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Arts: Architecture     Arts: Art & Artists     Arts: Instruction & How-to     Arts: Music     Arts: Performing Arts    
Arts: Photography     Cinema: Drama     Cinema: Family     Cinema: Literature     Cinema: Mysteries    
Cinema: Westerns     Computer Science     Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement     Early Childhood     English: Language Arts    
English: Literature & Writing     English: Poetry     Foreign Language Study     Foreign Language: French    
Foreign Language: Spanish     Games/Hobbies     Guidance     Health: Aging    
Health: Child Health & Safety     Health: Family & Parenting     Health: Holistic/Self-Help/Spirituality     Health: Medicine    
Health: Psychology & Psychiatry     Mathematics     Phys. Ed.: Instruction & Fitness    
Phys. Ed.: Recreation & Sports     Reading: Children's Literature     Reading: Storytelling    
Science Fiction/Fantasy     Science: Agriculture     Science: Environment     Science: Natural & Physical    
So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures     So. Studies/Sciences: History     So. Studies/Sciences: Law    
So. Studies/Sciences: Philosophy     So. Studies/Sciences: Political Science     So. Studies/Sciences: Religion    
So. Studies/Sciences: Sociology     So. Studies/Sciences: U.S./World Issues    
So. Studies/Sciences: Women's Studies     Special Education    
Staff Development     Voc. Ed.: Business/Career/Communications    
Voc. Ed.: Family & Consumer Science     Voc. Ed.: Industrial & Technical