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Eight Million Cups of Tea (#105H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martin travels to the scenic Cameron Highlands for farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, a colonial history lesson and the best cup of tea in Malaysia. At Boh Tea Plantation and the famous Smoke House Hotel, Martin learns about tea cultivation, the contribution of Indian workers, and the region's connections to Malaysia's colonial past. For a closer nature encounter he overnights at a most unique 'homestay', an ecological Tree House.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 21, 2019 -- 1:30am
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 11, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Cultural Mosaic (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Kuala Lumpur is a dynamic modern Asian capital with a rich food history. In this episode Martin explores KL, tracing its food history back to its humble kampung (village) origin. Along this fascinating journey he also explores Chinese and Indian influences in Malaysian cuisine, showcasing classical dishes such as Nasi Lamak, Bak Kut Te and Mee Goreng.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Penang Heritage (#106H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martin explores culinary treasures of Penang, a World Heritage City and a true cultural and historical gem. At Georgetown he drops by the legendary Ghee Hiang, the iconic pastry maker whose trademark dates back 160 years. At a traditional Nyonya rice cake factory Martin witnesses a most unusual way to squeeze out the air from the cake dough. At the classic 1881 Hotel Martin learns a special wok-seared rib recipe from the local chef.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 27, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 28, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 18, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Loyal Friends In Setiawan (#104H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Many of today's Who's Who in Malaysia grew up in quiet small towns such as Sitiawan. Martin is invited to share his day with a network of old friends at their hometown. He visits a local baker and a noodle maker who are pillars of the community, not only with the food they provide, but also for their strong communal spirit and support. The old friends invite Martin to a banquet at their favorite restaurant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 4, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

Langkawi (#107H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A two-hour ferry ride from the mainland of Malaysia is the 99-island chain of Langkawi. Martin explores this vacation paradise and its many sporting activities. Along the way he finds a true 'hole in the wall' - a culinary hideaway where the seafood is always fresh and jumping. For a taste of the high life Martin visits the world famous Datai Langkawi resort. For contrast, he samples every day dishes in a pavilion above a rice paddy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Cradle of Malaysia (#108H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martin is charmed by the graceful essence of Kelantan on this episode. He starts the day by visiting the colorful Siti Khadijah market, where he spends as much time shopping as he does tasting the offerings in the food court. Later he admires the craft of the master kitemaker, songket weavers and batik painters. At night he visits the famous shadow puppetry theater in the area.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
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