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Flavorful Origins

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Flavorful Origins

2019

Delve into the delectable world of Chaoshan cuisine, explore its unique ingredients and hear the stories of the people behind its creation. In the second series of "Flavorful Origins", we discover the cuisine of Yunnan . The third series of Flavorful Origins takes us around the cuisine of Gansu.

Genres

Documentary

Actors

Yang Chen, Vivian Lu

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Seasons

EpisodeRelease Date Watch Now
1: Olives2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
In Chaoshan, olives are preserved in distinct ways and appear in a variety of dishes, including fresh juices and meat soups.
2: Hu Tieu2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
A quintessentially Chaoshan staple and a taste of home for many, kway teow (rice-noodle strips) can be stir-fried or wrapped around tasty fillings.
3: Marinated Crab2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Garlic. Cilantro. Chili pepper. The marinated raw-crab dish varies in style from Puning to Shantou, but it's always fresh and tender.
4: Brine2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Cinnamon, anise and galangal are among the spices that go into Chaoshan brine, a key ingredient in braised offal, goose head and hot pot.
5: Puning Bean Paste2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Long ago, migrants from the north brought soybeans to Chaoshan, now home to a unique bean paste featured in many dishes, from spinach to steamed fish.
6: Preserved Radish2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
An age-old Chaoshan tradition, the preserved white radish can put an innovative spin on various dishes, from spare ribs to stir-fried squid.
7: Seaweed2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
To bring out umami and impart the flavor of the sea, the versatile ingredient seaweed can be stir-fried, deep-fried, roasted and sprinkled on soup.
8: Oysters2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Steamed, marinated, stir-fried, grilled or dried. A classic in Chaoshan cuisine, the oyster is traditionally cultivated in the town of Jingzhou.
9: Chaozhou Mandarin Oranges2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
A regional product, the Chaozhou orange can be deep-fried or dried and preserved to make sweet treats, while its peel can be used for zesty seasoning.
10: Lei Cha2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
In the Hakka tradition, tea leaves are cooked with fresh herbs, then ground with sesame seeds or peanuts in a mortar to make lei cha, a fragrant drink.
11: Tofu Cake2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Garlic, fat, liquor and fermented bean curd. The traditional tofu cake is a baked pastry boasting a rich taste profile and centuries of history.
12: Beef Hot Pot2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Expert butchers in Chaoshan sharpen their knives to slice premium beef into perfect, marbled cutlets that are juicy, tender, and ready for hot pot.
13: Beef Meatballs2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Inheriting the techniques of previous generations, makers of Chaoshan beef meatballs dedicate hours of hard work to achieve perfect texture and flavor.
14: Yusheng2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Enjoyed with vegetables and dipping sauce, yu sheng (freshly sliced raw fish) is a delicacy with a long history in Chaoshan.
15: Meal of Fish2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Salted, boiled and air-dried in bamboo baskets, the mackerel scad is among many seafoods that make for a chewy, flavorful and simple main dish.
16: Fish Sauce2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Indispensable to Chaoshan cooking, fish sauce is traditionally made by salt-curing and fermenting hilsa herring, but new methods have cropped up.
17: Fish Ball and Wrapped Fish2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
In Chaoshan, the lizardfish is deboned and pounded to make surimi (fish paste) -- a versatile ingredient with a uniquely smooth and elastic texture.
18: Mussels2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Harvested from Nan'ao Island's shores, mussels are a summer delicacy that can be cooked with basil, folded into spring rolls and added to fried rice.
19: Galangal2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Galangal arrived in Chaoshan from Southeast Asia a long time ago, imbuing meat dishes like chicken and lamb with a fragrant punch.
20: Chinese Motherwort2019-02-11available in Hong Kong
Known for both taste and nutritional value, Chinese motherwort is blanched and added to soup and congee as a breakfast favorite.

EpisodeRelease Date Watch Now
1: Dairy Products2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
Yunnan is known for a variety of dairy products, including Dali rushan: thinly sliced cheese that can be fried, grilled or dipped in honey.
2: Nan Piӗ2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
A local wild berry features in nanpie, which refers t different types of flavorful pastes made from mashed vegetables or fish.
3: Sa Piӗ2019-10-31available in Hong Kong
Sa is a culinary tradition that pairs cold meat or raw vegetables with a versatile sauce that is often mixed with pig blood curd.
4: Lacquer Seed Oil2019-10-31available in Hong Kong
Derived from the fruits of the Chinese lacquer tree, qiyou is an oil used to cook eggs, congee, pork stew, roast chicken and even bee larvae.
5: Ham2019-10-31available in Hong Kong
Found in local moon cake fillings, Xuanwei cured ham can be thinly sliced, steamed, cooked with egg, stewed or served as cold cuts.
6: Pickled Vegetables2019-10-31available in Hong Kong
Salted and partially dried, the sow thistle can be pickled and stir-fried with pork to lend a sour, crunchy flavour, or added to white radish stew.
7: Hardy Banana2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
Wrapped in leaves with a sticky rice or spiced fish, the Musa basjoo – a banana found in Yunnan – can make for a sweet snack or savoury dish.
8: Sour Fruits2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
Besides being an appetite stimulant, tart fruits like lemon and sour papaya can be added to shredded chicken, carp or a sauce for dousing live shrimp.
9: Rice Cake2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
The er, a flattened rice flour cake, can be backed into a sticky snack, sliced and stir-fried with vegetables or julienned into noodle-like strands.
10: Salted Flour2019-10-30available in Hong Kong
Zha, an old custom, is an assortment of dried fermented vegetables or fish served as side dishes, made with ancient methods of food preservation.

EpisodeRelease Date Watch Now
1: Mutton2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
In Jiayuguan city, mutton tallow envelops lamb skewers with layers of flavor. In the Ganjia pastures, herders cook lamb with tripe using hot stones.
2: Lily2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
Baked, steamed or stir-fried, the root of the lily plant is sweet and aromatic. Its flower also serves as a salad ingredient or a noodle topping.
3: Cooked chopped entrails of sheep2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
From Linxia to the Hexi Corridor, sheep offal can be found sizzling on hot plates, stuffed into casings and wrapped in caul fat.
4: Flaxseed2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
In Wuwei County, watermelon farmers enjoy flaxseed rolls as a dry staple food. Flaxseed oil also infuses pastries like Yongdeng mooncake with aroma.
5: Gua Gua2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
Grown in the Longdong plateaus, buckwheat can be made into jelly noodles, pancake batter and Tianshui guagua, a savory breakfast dish.
6: Beef noodles2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
A slow-cooked beef broth is the soul of the hand-pulled Lanzhou beef noodle, a go-to dish for discerning eaters searching for a taste of home.
7: Gluten2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
Baked, air-dried or sliced into strips, the absorbent wheat gluten can be added to soups and meaty stews, making it a perfect flavor reservoir.
8: Souherb2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
Found in mullet roe and hot pot, souherb is a white soupy ingredient made by fermenting vegetables like endive, celery, carrot or cabbage.
9: Niang Pi2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
From Lanzhou to Wuwei, epicures put a different spin on niang pi, a glutenous cold noodle dish that often comes with sesame, cucumber and chili oil.
10: Potato2020-07-24available in Hong Kong
Dingxi boasts more than 30 varieties of potato, eaten sliced, mashed or made in the form of noodles cooked with pork or spicy sauces.

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1: Episode 12021-06-22available in Hong Kong
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2: Episode 22021-06-22available in Hong Kong
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3: Episode 32021-06-29available in Hong Kong
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4: Episode 42021-06-29not available
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5: Episode 52021-07-06not available
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6: Episode 62021-07-06not available
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7: Episode 72021-07-13not available
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8: Episode 82021-07-13not available
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9: Episode 92021-07-20not available
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10: Episode 102021-07-20not available
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