series: Buen Provecho! Florida's Spanish Flavor
air date: 3/27/14 2:00 AM
BUEN PROVENCHO! take viewers on a delicious journey through Florida's culinary past. The one-hour documentary explores Florida's Spanish roots through its cuisine, while blending historical narrative with delicious recipes and vibrant locations. Hosted by James Beard award-winning chef and restaurateur Michelle Bernstein, the documentary reveals the influences of the early conquistadors, immigrants from Spanish colonies in the Caribbean, and more recently, South American culture. The program travels to St. Augustine, Ybor City in Tampa, Key West and Little Havana in Miami to visit historic sites and family-run restaurants, bakeries, groceries and sandwich shops. As an added treat, Bernstein demonstrates some of traditional Florida dishes, including her take on a rich, hearty Spanish stew; a modern-day Minorcan pilau, a contemporary Cuban sandwich, and a fresh Peruvian-style ceviche.
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