John Torode's Asia

John Torode's Asia catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 10 - Best Of

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Take a look back at John Torode's journey around Asia. It's been full of colour, awe inspiring vistas, and of course it's been a celebration of the diverse cuisine available all over the continent.

Season 1, Episode 9 - Maldives

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John Torode is in the tropical island paradise of Maldives in the Indian Ocean to explore its two sides - local life and the glossy five-star resorts. His first outing takes him to the local island of Huraa, where he meets Soba, who gives him an introduction to Maldivian cuisine by cooking a typical local dish for him usi...

Season 1, Episode 8 - Bangkok

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Bangkok is where it all started for John 20 years ago, and a return to Thailand - the home of his favourite Asian cuisine - has him giddy with delight. Desperate to sample his favourite foods again, John skips delightedly between salad stalls and chicken chefs in the markets of Bangkok, proclaiming with each bite to be amo...

Season 1, Episode 7 - Macau Fusion

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As a former Portuguese colony, influences on Macanese cuisine come from all over the globe, and it's with this in mind that John finds himself baking and then tucking in to one of the spiciest dishes he's come across thus far.

Season 1, Episode 6 - Macau Home Cooking

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John Torode finds himself in the world's most densely populated region this week - the so called Las Vegas of Asia - Macao, where finds a unique mix of culinary influences.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Hong Kong Modern

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Inspired by a breathtaking view of the skyline, John Torode begins his exploration of Hong Kong's modern cuisine with an introduction to Cha Chaan Teng for breakfast where eastern and western cultures clash on a plate.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Hong Kong Traditional

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John Torode finds himself in the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong looking for traditional dishes. His first stop is the Lan Kwai Fong district where he explores the markets with new friend Silvana. After a close encounter with a creature from the deep, John is taken to try his hand at preparing a Hong Kong favourite - stea...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Beijing

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As a lifelong lover of Chinese food, when John arrives in Beijing, he is understandably elated. He heads straight to Beijing's most loved Peking duck restaurant in the heart of the Hutongs, and is fascinated to see and then taste a traditionally inflated and roasted Peking duck. Spurred on by his guide Coco, John finds the...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Amritsar

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John Torode is in the holy city of Amritsar in the Punjab region of northern India, only a few miles from the border with Pakistan. His first outing takes him to the Golden Temple where every Sikh hopes to make a pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Mumbai

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John Torode heads to Mumbai on the west coast of India. He begins his culinary exploration with a guided tour of the street food served on Chowpatty Beach where the mix of flavours and smells leave him with the appetite to explore even further.