CBC Television Network

Urban Peasant

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1992 to 2000

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired daily at various times, from June 4, 1992 to January 20, 2000 [with repeats].

This half hour cooking show featured James Barber, the British-born engineer and physicist turned chef. Barber worked his magic every week offering viewers simple yet tasty recipes from around the world. Barber was a successful writer as well, translating his television show recipes to print with ease. The Urban Peasant series was syndicated to the Food Network in Canada and the Discovery Channel in the United States. It was produced in Vancouver.

Written by John Corcelli – March, 2006