Martin Yan's Taste of Vietnam Previous Broadcasts

Gone Fishing (Episode #113H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

With its endless coastline and countless rivers and canals, Vietnamese fishermen are never without a spot to cast their nets. Martin wakes up before dawn to lend a hand unloading the overnight catches from the fishing fleet. He hops onto one of the unique basket boats to check out the fresh seafood onboard. Later, he drops by a boat maker to see how these basket boats are still made by hand. Recipes: Claypot Fish with Pineapple and Tomato, Clam Soup with White Wine.

Modern Vietnam (Episode #112H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

There is a modern side of Vietnam, and it is every bit as dynamic as all its Asian neighbors. Martin gets a taste (or two) of modern Vietnamese life. He learns how traditional Vietnamese recipes can take on a modern twist, and how much of Vietnam's tomorrow is already a part of Vietnam today. Recipes: Steamed Mango Fish Roll, Shrimp and Corn Fritters.

One-Dish Wonders (Episode #111H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Many popular eateries in Vietnam only feature one dish on their menus. The lack of variety does not deter their loyal customers. In fact, quite the opposite. Most of these places have customers wrapped around the block day and night. Martin joins the enthusiastic diners and samples the many one-dish wonders of Vietnam. Recipes: Vietnamese Beef Hot Pot, Steamed Rice Noodles with Mushrooms & Chicken, Nuoc Cham Fish Sauce.

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