Food In Our Time

Episodic Information

Cooking is André Chiang's life purpose, but he is hungry for more. He embarks on a culinary exploration, across 4 continents and 8 countries, to seek a deeper meaning of food and unearth the forces that shape how we eat in Food In Our Time. In his first destination Oymyakon, the coldest inhabited place on Earth, André discovers a whole new culinary culture born out of human resilience. André meets Michelin starred chef Virgilio Martinez, who is passionate in uncovering Peruvian ingredients across different altitudes. Here, André deeply comprehends how a plate of food enshrines remnant of a country’s history and tradition. Lastly, André examines what defines the future of food, he meets up with the mercurial Italian chef - Massimo Bottura who actively seeks to address hunger and food waste in his pursuit. And through French food scientist Professor Hervé This, André experience how culinary activities are experienced at the scientific level and takes a glimpse at the future of food.


Awards and Accolades: 

World Media Festival 2021 -

Documentaries: Culture 

New York Festivals TV and Films Awards 2021 -

Cultural Issues (Win-Silver)

Best Direction (Win-Bronze)


Host: André Chiang

Episodes: 3 x 60 mins

Languages: English

Production year: 2020