The BEST episodes directed by 陈晓卿

Heart's Message (心传)
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10.00
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#1 - Heart's Message (心传)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 2

In the old city of Beijing,within a short distance,you can have a taste of authentic Turkish food,genuine Spanish seafood paella,or prime French cuisine.People come across food from around the globe,and their taste has assimilated with that of the whole world.However,there always exists food that has not been discovered,hiding in the hills and valleys,rivers and seas,deserts and grasslands in China.These are the realms of secrets that we want to explore.

The Taste of Time (时间的味道)
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8.60
5 votes

#2 - The Taste of Time (时间的味道)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 4

This episode explores both modern and traditional ways to preserve food - from salting and drying to stewing and smoking. Learn to make kimchi with the Korean ethnic minority of north east China. In Hong Kong sweet cured meats are popular. In mountainous Hunan, discover the famous Souse fish of the Miao ethnic minority. Learn about the Hui style smelly fermented perch. Other foods include Jinhua ham, dried seaweed, dried mullet and shrimp paste.

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Seasons (时节)
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8.50
2 votes

#3 - Seasons (时节)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 3

Most of great food is fissile spectacle resulting from combination and crash of different ingredients.If compare it with human relationship,some would be regarded as amazing perfect match.Some meet by chance but touched us deepiy.Some can only make us regret not letting them meet sooner.Human activities lead to the gathering of food.The separation and reunion of food,on the other hand,also controls people.What Westerners called “destiny”, is called”Yuan fen ”by Chinese.

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Inspiration for Change (转化的灵感)
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8.25
8 votes

#4 - Inspiration for Change (转化的灵感)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 3

This episode looks at several traditional methods of processing food to produce distinctly Chinese delicacies, in particular fermentation. Explore many different varieties of tofu in central China and several varieties of fermented dairy products in Inner Mongolia. Other food processes include alcohol in Shaoxing, preserved meats in Zhejiang and fermented vegetables in north east China.

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A Perfect Blend of Five Flavors (五味的调和)
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8.14
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#5 - A Perfect Blend of Five Flavors (五味的调和)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 6

This episode examines the flavours that dominate Chinese cuisine. Sweet, salty, spicy, sour and bitter. In Guangdong we see the traditional production of sea salt. In Shanxi we see the traditional production of vinegar. In Sichuan, the chilli and Sichuan pepper vie for supremacy. Foods featured include sweet onion pancakes, sweet preserved duck, Wuxi style sweet pork ribs, Macau style tangerine peel duck, salt water chicken, fish aroma pork strips, broad bean chilli paste, Sichuan hotpot, fishball and seaweed soup.

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Secrets of the Kitchen (厨房的秘密)
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8.00
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#6 - Secrets of the Kitchen (厨房的秘密)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 5

This episode looks at the various cooking traditions peculiar to the Chinese. In the Tibetan village of Nixi, handmade black pottery pots are the favoured form of cooking. In the Guangdong town of Shunde, Ouyang Guangye cooks a traditional country banquet, including a whole steamed pig. In Yangzhou, Chinese chefs demonstrate their knife skills. In Hunan we visit a Chinese cooking academy and the home of one of the teachers. In Hong Kong, artist Liang Yihu runs a social club where she collects stories and recipes from elderly Hong Kong residents.

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Gifts from Nature (自然的馈赠)
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7.78
9 votes

#7 - Gifts from Nature (自然的馈赠)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 1

This episode explores the rich bounty of food that is nature's gift to the Chinese people. Elf ear mushrooms gathered near Shangri-La on the Tibetan plateau, bamboo shoots from Zhejiang and Guangxi, traditional salt production and Nuodeng hams in Yunnan, lotus roots from Hubei and Henan, ice fishing in northern Heilongjiang, and finally trawling in the South China Sea.

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The Story of Staple Foods (主食的故事)
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7.63
8 votes

#8 - The Story of Staple Foods (主食的故事)

A Bite of China - Season 1 - Episode 2

This episode explores the staple foods that comprise the base of the Chinese diet. Examples are shown of the five traditional grains of China: rice, wheat, broomcorn millet, millet, and beans. Uses for all of the grains are also shown, from sticky rice cakes to noodles, dumplings and breads. It also explores the cultural divide between the southern preference for rice and the northern love of wheat.

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Footsteps (脚步)
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7.00
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#9 - Footsteps (脚步)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 1

In China ,the habit of having breakfast dates back to Han Dynasty 2000 odd years ago.Since then,the majority of Chinese people have had three meals a day,which is beneficial to living and production.Although having three meals a day,has almost become a common diet pattern worldwide.In China,however,the pattern embodies various life experiences in different paces of life.

Daily Domestics (家常)
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7.00
1 votes

#10 - Daily Domestics (家常)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 4

Home where life begins is also one’s ultimate safe harbor.Under the same roof they cook together,eat together.They use food to unite and consulate family members.Though pots and pans are everydayness,they are symbols of Chinese living style and more of a reflection of the Chinese ethics.People grow up,in love,be apart,reunite.In some sence,enjoy home cooking is also an experience of various tastes of life.

Encounters (相逢)
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7.00
1 votes

#11 - Encounters (相逢)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 5

China,a country with varieties of geographical encironment and climates.People work from day to night.As spring planting,autumn harvesting,summer cultivating and winter storing.There is a tight schedule exist in the cycle of season and has maintained over thousand years.Compare to the agrarian age people have gradually estranged from the nature.Nevertheless,by following the footsteps of their ancestors and cooking their own foods have become the unique cooking way of Chinese.This is the story of time and is the secret of how Chinese get along with nature.

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Realm of Secrets (秘境)
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#12 - Realm of Secrets (秘境)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 6

There are a thousand pairs of hands with a thousand flavors.Chinese cuisine is mystic and hard to duplicate.From the countryside to the downtown area,cuisine is still inherited via teaching face to face.The wisdom from ancestors,the secret from family,the tips from mentorship,the understanding from gourmet.Every moment of gourmet is created attentively generation by generation.

Three Meals (三餐)
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#13 - Three Meals (三餐)

A Bite of China - Season 2 - Episode 7

Life always pushes us to strive forward regardless of our willingness.Prepared to depart,people begin to trudge.Where they settle,there is cooking fire.From the migration of individuals to the transportation of food ingredients,from the evolution of cooking methods to the alternation of human destiny,the footsteps of human and food never cease.