Salt Fat Acid Heat

Salt Fat Acid Heat is the essential guide to the basic elements of good cooking. Each episode joins our spirited guide Samin as she travels to home kitchens of Italy, the southern islands of Japan, the heat of the Yucatán and back to Berkeley's Chez Panisse - where she started her culinary career - to demystify and explore the central principles of what makes food delicious and how each of us can easily incorporate those elements into every dish.

Show Info

Web channel: Netflix (2018 - now)
Schedule: Fridays (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Food Travel
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Previous Episode


Episode 1x04; Oct 12, 2018

Back home in California, Samin uses heat to unlock rich colors and flavors as she roasts meat and veggies, then makes crispy rice with her mom.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: HeatOct 12, 2018
1x03: AcidOct 12, 2018
1x02: SaltOct 12, 2018
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