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Blackrod Productions

Overview
Works: 19 works in 46 publications in 2 languages and 390 library holdings
Classifications: TX407, 641.3
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Most widely held works by Blackrod Productions
Herbs, aromatic influences ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to herbs. Shows how herbs are being rediscovered in the modern world. Crisscrosses the world from England to Italy and the Far East to investigate their use in recipes, medicine, and earlier periods
Cloves, nature's little nails ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to cloves, a potent nail-shaped spice that was once thought to cure the plague. Describes how Dutch traders sought to capture the spice, which was originally grown in the Spice Islands, and which, today, is considered an important ingredient in a variety of cuisines
Garlic's pungent presence ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to garlic, a spice recognized for centuries for its medicinal and health-giving qualities. Describes how this pungent member of the lily family contributes something to food that no other spice can match, whether it is a dash of garlic powder or the forty cloves of garlic used in the famed baked chicken of Provence, France
Allspice, one spice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to allspice, which is actually a single spice discovered in Jamaica by Christopher Columbus. Shows how this dried berry from the pimento tree is used throughout the world in Scandinavian smorgasbord, Italian salamis, English Christmas pudding, and Jamaican barbecue dishes
Curry around the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to curry, a spice which the British carried home from India. Describes how curry has entered the kitchens of the world and is used in a variety of distinctive dishes
Mustard, the spice of nations ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to mustard, a spice developed by many nations into a variety of flavors. While Canada, which is the world's largest supplier of mustard seeds, shares with the United States a fondness for the yellow mustard that adds zest to hot dogs, England and France enjoy the biting hot mustards
Saffron, autumn gold ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to saffron, the "gold of spices," which was brought to Spain by the Arabs and used in almost all European food in the Middle Ages. Crisscrosses the world showing the tedious labor involved in cultivating this spice, as well as its use in the preparation of such special dishes as bouillabaisse and paella, among others
Cinnamon, the elegant addition ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to cinnamon, or cassia, a spice cherished for its fragrance as well as its flavor. Describes how the precious bark of the cinnamon tree has figured in legend and history, and is considered indispensable to the world's kitchens
Chilies, a dash of daring ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to the chili pepper which has been the essence of Mexican cooking. Describes how the Spanish conquistadores carried chili to Europe and world fame, so that today chili grows and is used on every continent in a variety of native cuisines
Nutmeg nature's perfect package ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to nutmeg, a spice which was acquired by the Dutch in their capture of the remote island of Banda in Indonesia in 1621. Describes how the spice which, together with mace, is found in the core of a peach-like fruit that grows on the island's trees
The Spices of India ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to the spices of India, the most used of which are turmeric, fenugreek, coriander, cumin, cardamom, black pepper, and chilies. Explains that no other country has done more than India to teach the world the skill of mixing spices to achieve a blending of tastes
Peppercorns, fresh ground flavor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to peppercorns, a spice with a flavor for which there is no substitute. Describes its use in a variety of the world's cuisines, ranging from Singapore to England, Canada, and the United States
Pepper, the master spice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to pepper, the "king of spices," which was so valued in medieval times that it was used as money. Describes how pepper motivated the voyages of the early European explorers to travel to its source in India, while, today, this spice is available and affordable for all
Herbs aromatic influences ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Spice of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Throughout the world, spices and herbs have not only led to the creation of an infinite variety of dishes, they have also led to changes in civilization itself
Les Épices des Indes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un aperçu aux épices que les Indiens (Indes), utilisent dans la préparation quotidienne de leurs plats
Les Fines herbes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un aperçu de l'épice, son histoire et de son utilisation dans la préparation de différents plats
Le Safran ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un aperçu de l'épice, son histoire et de son utilisation dans la préparation de différents plats
The cross-channel link ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looks at an undersea electricity link between Britain and France. The link with a total capacity of 2,000 megawatts enables both the C.G.B. in Britain and E.D.F. in France to buy and sell electricity to one another, and supply electricity to their customers more efficiently and cheaply
 
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Languages
English (43)
French (3)