50 minutes | Aug 12, 2020

The Chile Pepper in China

Chile peppers did not appear in China until the late 16th century when they were introduced from the Americas. Historian and author Brian Dott discusses how the nonnative chile went from obscurity to ubiquity in China, influencing not just cuisine, but also medicine, language, and cultural identity.Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network, support A Taste of the Past by becoming a member! A Taste of the Past is Powered by Simplecast.
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