[Sca-cooks] CBS Sunday Morning
johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Sun Nov 18 09:14:08 PST 2007
I thought the actual segment was pretty good. It also reminded
me to get Michael Krondl's book ordered. It's finally out.
*The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice
*Haven't seen it in the bookstores yet.
We talked about him earlier this fall.
Helen Schultz wrote:
> Actually, she was asking questions to get him to talk (reporterers have to do that <grin>)... but, only about half ofwhat he said in that video actually ended up on the actual TV show... pepper was only one small part of the segment on spices, which I thought was fairly interesting, overall. They talked about the differences of cinnamons, nutmeg as an hallucigen (which I had foundout in college... in the late 1960's), cloves, etc. The guy talking is the author of a book on the history of spices.
> Went and took a look, went to see the Spices preview. If that's the
> quality of the shows in general, I think it's a series I can do
> without. Is that lady dumber than a 5 yo, or what?
> St. Phlip
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