Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

May 2015
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S1 Ep4

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In the final leg of their travels, Ken and Ching make an emotional return to their ancestral homes. They begin first in the dim sum capital Guangzhou to explore the birthplace of Cantonese cuisine, the food most familiar to the West, before heading their separate ways. Ching travels across the south China sea to Taiwan where her food journey began at her grandmother's knee, while Ken cooks for relatives he hasn't seen for more than 23 years. (From the UK, in English and Mandarin) (Food Series) ...
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S1 Ep3

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Chefs Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang undertake a culinary adventure across China, sampling its food, history and culture. In this episode, Ken and Ching leave the heaving megacities far behind to embark on an intrepid journey across China's vast western frontier where few travellers dare to venture. From the tropical jungles of Yunnan to the deeply divided Muslim city of Kashgar in China's wild west, their journey takes them deep into the culture and cuisines of the country's ethnic minority groups...
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S1 Ep2

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Chefs Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang undertake a culinary adventure across China, sampling its food, history and culture. In this episode, Ken and Ching explore the effects of sweeping modernisation in China's fastest growing city, Chengdu. It is the capital of Sichuan province, where the locals cling on to their identity through food. Here, in one of the culinary capitals of the country, the pair explore the complex and almost addictive spices that set Sichuan food apart and make it the most memor...
April 2015
56:00

S1 Ep1

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Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure across China - not only to reveal its food, but its people, history, culture and soul. They begin in Beijing, the imperial capital for 800 years. It is a city where tradition and innovation sit side by side, and where quintessential Chinese dishes - noodles, dumplings and Peking duck - are being showcased with a new culinary co...
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