|The Italian countryside from the first episode of the Netflix series.|
|Samin tastes the lardo from a leg of pork. She was born in California, but her family had recently immigrated|
from Iran -- where of course pork is taboo.
|Episode 2: Japanese traditional foods are the focus for Salt.|
|A visit to a traditional soy sauce factory.|
|The artisian soy sauce producers are disappearing.|
|A major source of acid flavor in the cuisine of the Yucatan is the sour orange. Here, Samin shops and cooks with|
a local woman, learning to make turkey in escabeche.
|Samin's expressive response to habanero peppers!|
|The final episode, Heat, takes place in Berkeley, California, where Samin has lived since attending college at UC Berkeley.|
She worked at Chez Panisse, where part of the episode takes place.
|The series wraps up in Samin's own Berkeley kitchen.|
|Dinner in her dining room.|
|Samin's mother and some friends eat roast chicken and a traditional Persian|
The Netflix series Salt Fat Acid Heat debuted a few weeks ago. It deserves the great reviews that it's been getting ever since. All photos are screen shots!