During Milan's World Fair on "feeding the planet," the world's greatest chefs will transform the Expo's food waste into meals for the poor and homeless.
Todo sobre el asado is a journey into deepest Argentina. Grilled meat is a food and a ritual. It is primitive and contemporary, wild and refined, an art and a science. Few phenomena reveal with greater originality and precision the essential traits of a national identity. For the first time a film makes its take on this almost holy tradition from a sharp and irreverent angle.
The Turkish Way narrates, travelogue style, the experiences of the three Roca siblings in Turkey as they learn about one of the least known, strongest and oldest gastronomies on the planet.
Two sisters Tae and Yo come back to their old house which is soon to be torn down. Clearing up the family mementos, Tae finds a red box full of recipes and letters written by their mother who died 20 years ago. In these recipes and letters, she finds out how her mother had struggled in her life by relocation from Japan to Taiwan, the death of her Taiwanese husband, and a battle with cancer. Tae travels to Taiwan to trace back the mother's past reminiscing about the dishes she made for the family.
Documentary narrating the creative origins of the four chefs who have cultivated and developed the unique Baja California cuisine currently enjoying international recognition. The film journeys through the mind and soul of each chef, exploring the source of their inspiration to spawn a Mexican nouvelle cuisine which is rapidly becoming a worldwide gastronomic phenomenon.
Ben, Josh and Roberto, three charismatic young chefs from René Redzepi's experimental Nordic Food Lab, investigate around the world how insects are eaten - said to be the future of food.
Tsukiji is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It was built some 80 years ago in central Tokyo and has continued to fascinate people throughout its rich history. Fish and seafood from Tsukiji form the core of washoku, the traditional Japanese cuisine listed by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2012. The film shows the passion of those who work in Tsukiji and the essence of traditional Japanese cuisine.