Martin Yan's China
A fascinating trek through the sights, sounds and tastes of China as Martin travels through this vast country to explore the 4 schools of Chinese cuisine: the Mongol-inspired flavors of the North, the Cantonese seafood of the South, the fiery Szechuan meals of the West and the delicious Shanghai specialties of the East. He journeys to upscale restaurants, ancient streets, marketplaces, factories and nature preserves, as well as historic destinations in this captivating land, discovering the secrets and attractions of one of the world's oldest countries.
Martin Yan's China Previous Broadcasts
The Naxi People (Episode #117Z)
KQED 9: Sat, Nov 7, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
Martin visits the Naxi people of Suhe, in Southwestern China. There, he savors the traditional food of this ethnic minority group and takes in the spectacular scenery under Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Recipes: braised wild mushrooms and red and gold fried rice.
Along The Yangtze (Episode #118)
KQED 9: Sat, Nov 14, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
Martin travels to Feng Du, an entire city that has been moved across the famous Yangtze river. He then moves on to the scenic Lesser Gorges and finally, to the galley of a river cruise ship. Recipes: River Valley pork and black vinegar fish.
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