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Heights of Delights

15 x 30' (GER, FRE, 3 Eps ENG subs)
This is a culinary journey through the stunning and diverse European alpine world.

The documentary series Heights of Delights gives evidence of the greatness of the European mountain region. Food from that area is of the highest quality and in this series, we will meet the people of these mountains, who through their cooking will grant us insight into the origins of regional recipes and into the everyday lives of the culinary masterminds. Whether the meals are cooked on a simple wood stove or in a high-tech kitchen – quality ingredients and culinary dedication make each meal a pleasure!

Do you know from where the ingredients of the meal came? Is it possible that culinary delicacies are an expression of a philosophy of life? How large are the European mountain ranges and with what do they present us? Would you like to come along on an exceptional journey?

This documentary series gives evidence of the greatness of the European mountain region. Food from that area is of the highest quality, produced by people who consider “work“, “eating“ and “nature“ to be intertwined. All over Europe, long standing tradition and modern cooking are combined in the culinary cuisine of the mountains.

Heights of Delights gives an insight into the origin of regional recipes and into the specific life of those people who create those dishes. Whether the meals are simply cooked on a wood stove or in a high-tech kitchen – quality ingredients and culinary dedication make each meal a pleasure!

We will meet people who live in the mountains. This meeting will give us an insight into their kitchens, their lives, their regional culture, traditions and history beyond the cooking experience. The conscious dealing with nature and the appreciation of regionally cultivated goods brings up unique culinary specialties.
Come and join us in these 15 episodes to the heights of delight from Italy to Transylvania or from Portugal to Greece.

 

Episodes:

  1. Sambuco, Stura in Italy
  2. The Zillertal Alps in South Tyrol
  3. The Mátra in Northern Hungary
  4. The High Tatras in Slovakia
  5. The plateau Luncanilor in Transylvania
  6. The Karawanken in Austria
  7. The Haute - Maurienne in the French Western Alps
  8. The Enzianhütte in the Allgäu Alps
  9. The Bergell in Switzerland
  10. The Julian Alps in Slovenia
  11. The Aravis massif in Savoy
  12. The Valepper Alm in the Bavarian Mangfallgebirge
  13. Firtina Valley in Kaçkar Mountains, South Turkey
  14. Mount Olympus, Greece
  15. The Serra da Estrela in Portugal

 

Original Title: Gipfel der Genüsse
Year: 2013
Length: 15 x 30' (GER, FRE, 3 Eps ENG subs)
Resolution: HD
Film by: Stephanus Domanig, Johannes Eglau, Tanja Hamilton, Winfried Lachauer, Alix Francois Meier, Christopher Paul, Wilma Pradetto
Produced by: Eikon, ZDF, arte

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  • Ep 1: Italy

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  • Ep 2: South Tyrol

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  • Ep 3: Northern Hungary

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  • Ep 4: Slovakia

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  • Ep 5: Transylvania

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  • Ep 6: Austria

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  • Ep 7: French Western Alps

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  • Ep 8: Allgäu Alps

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  • Ep 9: Switzerland

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  • Ep 10: Slovenia

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  • Ep 11: Savoy

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  • Ep 12: Bavaria

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  • Ep 13: South Turkey

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  • Ep 14: Greece

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  • Ep 15: Portugal

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  • Ep15: Portugal

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