Martin explores the new township of Tianfu, a model city in development that will be the model of future cities in China. As high tech industry is a main draw in Tianfu, Martin visits some of these new software developers, and a Mao Chai restaurant, the popular choice for lunch among many new tech workers. That evening Martin samples the molecular gastronomy of chef Huang atop a Chengdu high rise. He rides off in one of the city's popular 'shared' bikes.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 102
|Thu, Oct 11||6:30 P.M.||tomorrow's chengdu|
|Thu, Oct 11||9:30 P.M.||tomorrow's chengdu|
|Fri, Oct 12||3:30 A.M.||tomorrow's chengdu|
|Fri, Nov 2||9:00 P.M.||tomorrow's chengdu|
|Sat, Nov 3||3:00 A.M.||tomorrow's chengdu|
"Yan can cook, so can you!" has always been the motto of chef and television host Martin Yan.
Celebrating Chinese cuisine, and making it easy for cooks to prepare and delicious for guests to enjoy has been his life-long mission.
Born in Guangzhou in southern China, chef Yan is technically a second generation "culinarian," who was first inspired by his mother in the tiny kitchen of their family restaurant.
In YAN CAN COOK: SPICE KINGDOM, Yan explores the many aspects of how food and spices helped shape the history and culture of western China.
The series takes a comprehensive look at the region, tracing its early history to its water source at Dujiangyan.
Named "Tian Fu" by Chinese scholars and historians, which means the land of heavenly abundance, the region's rich farm land and temperate climate gave rise to 23 centuries of uninterrupted history.
In this culinary journey, Yan also examines daily life in the region - from a whirlwind tour of street snacks to a leisurely cup of tea at historical tea houses.
Back in the kitchen, Yan demonstrates his own take on the flavors and dishes of western China.
|Sat, Oct 20||3:30 A.M.||small bites|
|Sat, Oct 20||3:00 P.M.||the voice of the mountain|
|Sun, Oct 21||3:30 A.M.||the voice of the mountain|
|Sun, Oct 21||6:30 P.M.||rising stars|
|Sun, Oct 21||9:30 P.M.||rising stars|
|Mon, Oct 22||3:30 A.M.||rising stars|
|Mon, Oct 22||6:30 P.M.||fine art, fine food|
|Mon, Oct 22||9:30 P.M.||fine art, fine food|
|Tue, Oct 23||3:30 A.M.||fine art, fine food|
|Tue, Oct 23||6:30 P.M.||back to roots|
|Tue, Oct 23||9:30 P.M.||back to roots|
|Wed, Oct 24||3:30 A.M.||back to roots|
|Wed, Oct 24||6:30 P.M.||one belt, one road, one world|
|Wed, Oct 24||9:30 P.M.||one belt, one road, one world|
|Thu, Oct 25||3:30 A.M.||one belt, one road, one world|
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