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2019 3.0/5 TV-G SuperHD

Delve into the delectable world of Chaoshan cuisine, explore its unique ingredients and hear the stories of the people behind its creation.

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Available since Feb 11, 2019.

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Flavorful Origins 2019 2.3/5 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Netflix Page Delve into the delectable world of Chaoshan cuisine, explore its unique ingredients and hear the stories of the people behind its creation. Yang Chen Feb 11, 2019

Episodes

1. Olives 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page In Chaoshan, olives are preserved in distinct ways and appear in a variety of dishes, including fresh juices and meat soups. 12 minutes Feb 11, 2019
2. Hu Tieu 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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. 13 minutes Feb 11, 2019
3. Marinated Crab 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Garlic. Cilantro. Chili pepper. The marinated raw-crab dish varies in style from Puning to Shantou, but it's always fresh and tender. 12 minutes Feb 11, 2019
4. Brine 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Cinnamon, anise and galangal are among the spices that go into Chaoshan brine, a key ingredient in braised offal, goose head and hot pot. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
5. Puning Bean Paste 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
6. Preserved Radish 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page An age-old Chaoshan tradition, the preserved white radish can put an innovative spin on various dishes, from spare ribs to stir-fried squid. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
7. Seaweed 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
8. Oysters 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Steamed, marinated, stir-fried, grilled or dried. A classic in Chaoshan cuisine, the oyster is traditionally cultivated in the town of Jingzhou. 10 minutes Feb 11, 2019
9. Chaozhou Mandarin Oranges 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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 minutes Feb 11, 2019
10. Lei Cha 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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 minutes Feb 11, 2019
11. Tofu Cake 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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 minutes Feb 11, 2019
12. Beef Hot Pot 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Expert butchers in Chaoshan sharpen their knives to slice premium beef into perfect, marbled cutlets that are juicy, tender, and ready for hot pot. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
13. Beef Meatballs 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Inheriting the techniques of previous generations, makers of Chaoshan beef meatballs dedicate hours of hard work to achieve perfect texture and flavor. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
14. Yusheng 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Enjoyed with vegetables and dipping sauce, yu sheng (freshly sliced raw fish) is a delicacy with a long history in Chaoshan. 12 minutes Feb 11, 2019
15. Meal of Fish 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
16. Fish Sauce 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Indispensable to Chaoshan cooking, fish sauce is traditionally made by salt-curing and fermenting hilsa herring, but new methods have cropped up. 13 minutes Feb 11, 2019
17. Fish Ball and Wrapped Fish 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page In Chaoshan, the lizardfish is deboned and pounded to make surimi (fish paste) -- a versatile ingredient with a uniquely smooth and elastic texture. 13 minutes Feb 11, 2019
18. Mussels 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page 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. 11 minutes Feb 11, 2019
19. Galangal 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Galangal arrived in Chaoshan from Southeast Asia a long time ago, imbuing meat dishes like chicken and lamb with a fragrant punch. 13 minutes Feb 11, 2019
20. Chinese Motherwort 2019 TV-G SuperHD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Known for both taste and nutritional value, Chinese motherwort is blanched and added to soup and congee as a breakfast favorite. 10 minutes Feb 11, 2019