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A Bite of China 2

Following the successful A Bite of China Season 1, the first episode of Bite of China 2 was launched on April 18, 2014. 1. Heart Transmit The first episode, as the title suggests, focuses on homemade local food which not only accompanies people on the road, but also becomes the taste which remains on the tip of the tongue and in the heart of those who moved to places far away from hometown… 2. Come Across Ways of making some food have been passed on from generation to generation. Making the food is not only a tradition but also an art and hard work. In this episode, we can watch how rapeseed oil, noodle and rice products are produced in the traditional way. We can also watch how some cuisine skills such as cutting are passed on from Shifu (master) to Tudi (apprentice). 3. Seasons In the right season, the food is fresh, at its peak, at its taste as well as its flavor. To cook and serve the seasonal food has been a real joy for many Chinese people. Seasonal food differ from place to place and from one season to the other. Let’s enjoy them by watching the video! 4. Three Meals Three meals are not only meals, they are an enjoyment for people. People get together to enjoy each of the meals. In a life we...

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A Bite of China

Chinese cuisine is famous for its taste, look and smell. What do Chinese cook and how do they cook? Here are a fascinating series of videos introducing Chinese cuisine. A Bite of China. There are 7 episodes in total. Watching the series itself is a great enjoyment. Episode 1: Gift of Nature In different areas in China, nature has given people precious gifts: source of delicious food. Episode 2: The Story of Staple Food The size of the territory of China gives its people a wide variety of main food. In this episode, we can see a lot of different main food from different areas. Dumpling, Mantou, Momo, Chinese Bing (Chinese version of Pizza), rice, rice noodles, noodles, zongzi, niangao…all the delicious main food make Chinese cuisine so colorful. Episode 3: The Inspiration of Transformation Some of the typical Chinese food, such as Tofu (or bean curd), rice wine, pickled vegetables, cheese, sauces, is developed from another form of the food. Tofu is from soy beans, rice wine from rice, cheese from milk, sauces from beans — time and anaerobic fermentation play role in this magical transformation. How they were made, how they were made in different regions, this video offers a fantastic view towards these basic foods for Chinese people. Episode 4: The Taste of Time Time, enemy of food, is a friend for food at the same...

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