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It's one of the most beloved works in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago: an elaborate 18th-century centerpiece, featuring a merry band of elegantly clothed porcelain monkeys. Decorative animals of this kind have graced Europe's dinner settings for centuries, joined by more functional objects, like tusked wine decanters and butter dishes representing feathered fowl. To Ghenete Zelleke, Art Institute of Chicago curator of European Decorative Arts, these animals at the table are not just beautiful: they tell important stories about dietary fads and the vicissitudes of class. Join her as she takes us behind the scenes of the Art Institute's popular "Monkey Tour"—the self-guided, animal-themed romp through the collection. This program is presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago. Video produced by Pentimenti Productions.
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Tasha and Paul follow on from their hot chocolate adventure to show us how to temper chocolate into an amazing chocolate bar. The mould for this chocolate bar is a scaled down version of the Parthenon frieze and was made by the British Museum facsimile maker. To find out more about the history of chocolate, read Tasha’s article on her 18th century chocolate champions on the British Museum blog, or visit her website http://www.avmcuriosities.com/ to see what else she’s been up to. Paul A. Young is a groundbreaking and inspirational chocolatier who is at the forefront of the British chocolate scene. You can find out more about his work here: http://www.paulayoung.co.uk
Whenever we upload a video that features a member of staff handling an object without gloves we receive a flood of comments asking why. To help clear up the confusion, we asked our conservators to tell us when you should (and shouldn't) wear gloves while handling museum objects.
In this episode of 'Price Points', Epicurious challenges chocolate expert Amy Guittard of Guittard Chocolate Company to guess which chocolate is more expensive. Guittard breaks down baking chips (aka chocolate chips), white chocolate, dark chocolate, and cocoa powder. For each type, the connoisseur looks at and taste tests each chocolate before guessing which chocolate costs more. Once the prices are revealed, Guittard explains why a specific chocolate costs more and dives into specifics on how each chocolate is prepared. Still haven’t subscribed to Epicurious on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/epiyoutubesub ABOUT EPICURIOUS Browse thousands of recipes and videos from Bon Appétit, Gourmet, and more. Find inventive cooking ideas, ingredients, and restaurant menus from the world’s largest food archive. Chocolate Expert Guesses Cheap vs. Expensive Chocolate | Price Points | Epicurious
Tasha Marks is back for episode 2 of the Pleasant Vices series. This week she is joined by master chocolatier Paul A. Young to discuss chocolate’s introduction to 18th London as a delicious and beneficial drink. In this episode, Tasha and Paul recreate an 18th century hot chocolate (introduced to London by British Museum founder Sir Hans Sloane) with a Mesoamerican twist.
To find out more, read Tasha’s article on her 18th century chocolate champions on the British Museum blog, or visit her website http://www.avmcuriosities.com/ to see what else she’s been up to.
Paul A. Young is a groundbreaking and inspirational chocolatier who is at the forefront of the British chocolate scene. You can find out more about his work here: http://www.paulayoung.co.uk
Pleasant Vices is a four-part series on aphrodisiacs, beer, sugar and chocolate. Each is hosted by Tasha Marks with invited guests and each with accompanying recipe film. To accompany this episode Tasha and Paul will show you how to make a chocolate bar at home, inspired by the history of chocolate in London.