Donal's Asian Baking Adventures

Season 1

Season 1 Episode 6 - Tokyo 1

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Donal visits Tokyo, one of the key cities in the global rise of Asian baking. Traditional Japanese bakeries are famous for their oyatsupan - sweet and savoury snack breads.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Melaka, Malaysia

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Malaysia has a distinguished history of baking and sweet treats have long been part of the Malaysian day. Donal arrives in the historical city of Melaka. He seeks out the best Lapis legit, a layered cake, with up to 18 layers of batter, originally flavoured with prunes and cheese, although cinnamon and chocolate are now ju...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Singapore 2

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Another famous Malaysian bread is roti, usually served and energetically stretched and cooked on a griddle at street stalls, a knack Donal tries to master. Egg or cheese can be added and it is usually served with a vegetable or mutton curry.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Singapore 1

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Donal heads to Singapore, and begins his stay with tea, toast and kaya jam and a boiled egg at a traditional kopitiam café - a classic Singaporean breakfast. This plain white sliced bread is an institution in Singapore, often enjoyed with cheese and jam made from eggs, sugar, coconut milk and pandan leaves.

Season 1 Episode 2 - Hong Kong 2

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Daniel’s in Hong Kong unravelling the story of the original 20th century cake trend - the classic egg tart or dan taat as it’s known locally, a rich egg custard in a shortcrust pastry base.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Hong Kong 1

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Donal’s journey to learn the secrets of Asian baking takes him to one of Asia’s best known food hubs, Hong Kong. Each year thousands of medallions of gold buttery pastry are filled with traditional white lotus paste and double egg yolks and sold to long queues of fans, when the city celebrates its mid-autumn harvest with a...