Martin Yan's China Previous Broadcasts

Remembering The Past (Episode #123)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 16, 2010 -- 10:00 AM

In the town of Long Jian, Martin witnesses a traditional Spring Festival parade held for the first time in 60 years. He visits the garden of a venerable Feng Shui master, walks through a classic southern Chinese private garden-turned-park and samples milk custard with some young friends. Recipes: wok-braised jumbo shrimp and golden comfort soup.

Guangzhou Scenes (Episode #121)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 2, 2010 -- 10:00 AM

In Guangzhou, Martin visits Bai Yuen Mountain and drops by a restaurant at the foot of the mountain known for its traditional rice noodles and rice-noodle dishes. Afterwards, he visits the fish market to explore the variety of seafood the Cantonese crave. Recipes: crispy tofu chow fun and honey salmon.

The Dai People of Dali (Episode #122)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 9, 2010 -- 10:00 AM

Martin heads to Yunnan Province, where the Dai people of Dali continue to practice their centuries-old traditions. Recipes: mushroom medley soup and Martin christo.

Chongqing Today (Episode #125)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 30, 2010 -- 10:00 AM

In Chongqing, Martin visits the bustling food market touting a variety of Sichuan spices, vegetables, meats and fish. At night, he crosses the Yangtze River to the South Bank, home to exciting nightlife and out-of-this-world food. Recipes: fortune meatball noodle soup and Forest Garden stir fry.

Beijing Crafts (Episode #124)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 23, 2010 -- 10:00 AM

In Beijing, Martin explores the ancient crafts of embroidery, jade-carving and carpet-making. Next, he visits the city's famous antiques street where he meets a watercolor artist and a master calligrapher. Recipes: Imperial sweet and sour fish and pan-seared steak rolls.

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