Food & Wine Lectures and Tastings

SPRING 2018

The 24 Solar Terms and Related Chinese Food & Drinks 

Lecture given by Lifeng Wang & Carol Sa

Listed as UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage, the 24 solar terms were created by farmers in ancient China to guide the farming activities. The terms reflect the changes in climate and other aspects of human life. This lecture will talk about typical Chinese food and beverages related to the terms and how they help to maintain health.

Tasting: 1 type of baijiu, 1 type of rice wine and Chinese dishes

Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018

12:00-1:00 PM

3rd Floor Conference Room, International Center, UC Davis,

463 California Avenue (Corner of California Ave. & Russel Blvd.)

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Medicine Food Homology: What to Eat in Summer?

Lecture given by Lifeng Wang & Carol Sa

Chinese people believe that food is medicine. This lecture introduces the concept of medicine food homology, or MFH, its origin and evolution, and sheds light on the relationship between food and wine and Chinese medicine, focusing on the food and drink one should consume during the summer season to enhance health. Come join us!
Tasting: 1 type of baijiu, 1 type of rice wine and Chinese dishes

Friday, May 31, 2018

5:30-6:30 PM

3rd Floor Conference Room, International Center, UC Davis,

463 California Avenue (Corner of California Ave. & Russel Blvd.)