Destination Flavour - China

Destination Flavour - China

There's a sage Chinese proverb: 'Preserve the old but know the new'. As Adam Liaw embarks upon his culinary adventure across China, this wisdom is at the forefront of his mind. Beginning in his mum's hometown of Beijing, he then travels through the provinces that gave birth to the eight great regional cuisines of China. Adam takes us on a journey discovering Chinas history through its ancient and diverse culinary traditions. These traditions underpin a society going through a period of monumental transition. Adam completes his journey on the island of Hainan, his father's ancestral home, where there's a Liaw family reunion so Adam learns more about his own family history.

Adam Liaw

Series, Cooking, Food/Wine, Travel


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Destination Flavour - China - TV Showtimes

Monday, January 20

4:00pm

Destination Flavour - China ‘Beijing’

SBS

Destination Flavour - China

'Beijing'

SBS, 4:00pm, Mon, 20 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam has been to Beijing more times than he can count. His mother has lived here for decades, and during his time as a corporate lawyer, he had plenty of opportunities to visit her here. Before he visits, however, he's keen to uncover the capital’s food and culture. Things move at frightening speed in Beijing and as he ventures out into the streets, he can't believe how much its changed since he was last here. There are now more multi-lane freeways, more skyscrapers and modern Olympic buildings are at the skylines forefront.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 1


Destination Flavour - China ‘Beijing’

SBS HD

Destination Flavour - China

'Beijing'

SBS HD, 4:00pm, Mon, 20 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam has been to Beijing more times than he can count. His mother has lived here for decades, and during his time as a corporate lawyer, he had plenty of opportunities to visit her here. Before he visits, however, he's keen to uncover the capital’s food and culture. Things move at frightening speed in Beijing and as he ventures out into the streets, he can't believe how much its changed since he was last here. There are now more multi-lane freeways, more skyscrapers and modern Olympic buildings are at the skylines forefront.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 1


Tuesday, January 21

3:00pm

Destination Flavour - China ‘Anhui’

SBS

Destination Flavour - China

'Anhui'

SBS, 3:00pm, Tue, 21 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam visits the beautiful, mountainous province of Anhui, home to one of the eight great regional cuisines of China. Anhui cuisine is hearty, peasant food that uses seasonal, wild produce from the mountains.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 2


Destination Flavour - China ‘Anhui’

SBS HD

Destination Flavour - China

'Anhui'

SBS HD, 3:00pm, Tue, 21 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam visits the beautiful, mountainous province of Anhui, home to one of the eight great regional cuisines of China. Anhui cuisine is hearty, peasant food that uses seasonal, wild produce from the mountains.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 2


Wednesday, January 22

4:00pm

Destination Flavour - China ‘Jiangsu And Zhejiang’

SBS

Destination Flavour - China

'Jiangsu And Zhejiang'

SBS, 4:00pm, Wed, 22 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

There's a sage Chinese proverb: 'Preserve the old but know the new'. As Adam Liaw embarks upon his culinary adventure across China, this wisdom is at the forefront of his mind. Beginning in his mum's hometown of Beijing, he then travels through the provinces that gave birth to the eight great regional cuisines of China. Adam takes us on a journey discovering Chinas history through its ancient and diverse culinary traditions. These traditions underpin a society going through a period of monumental transition. Adam completes his journey on the island of Hainan, his father's ancestral home, where there's a Liaw family reunion so Adam learns more about his own family history.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 3


Destination Flavour - China ‘Jiangsu And Zhejiang’

SBS HD

Destination Flavour - China

'Jiangsu And Zhejiang'

SBS HD, 4:00pm, Wed, 22 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

There's a sage Chinese proverb: 'Preserve the old but know the new'. As Adam Liaw embarks upon his culinary adventure across China, this wisdom is at the forefront of his mind. Beginning in his mum's hometown of Beijing, he then travels through the provinces that gave birth to the eight great regional cuisines of China. Adam takes us on a journey discovering Chinas history through its ancient and diverse culinary traditions. These traditions underpin a society going through a period of monumental transition. Adam completes his journey on the island of Hainan, his father's ancestral home, where there's a Liaw family reunion so Adam learns more about his own family history.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 3


Thursday, January 23

3:55pm

Destination Flavour - China ‘Shanghai’

SBS

Destination Flavour - China

'Shanghai'

SBS, 3:55pm, Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 35 minutes

REPEAT

Adam takes a side trip to a city he knew all-too-well during his years working as a corporate lawyer for the Disney company - Shanghai. This global metropolis doesn't officially fit into any of the regions Adam is visiting for the eight great regional cuisines but given he's in the neighbourhood, he can't pass by without dropping in to see how the city has changed since he last visited.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 4


Destination Flavour - China ‘Shanghai’

SBS HD

Destination Flavour - China

'Shanghai'

SBS HD, 3:55pm, Thu, 23 Jan 2020, 35 minutes

REPEAT

Adam takes a side trip to a city he knew all-too-well during his years working as a corporate lawyer for the Disney company - Shanghai. This global metropolis doesn't officially fit into any of the regions Adam is visiting for the eight great regional cuisines but given he's in the neighbourhood, he can't pass by without dropping in to see how the city has changed since he last visited.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 4


Friday, January 24

4:00pm

Destination Flavour - China ‘Shandong’

SBS

Destination Flavour - China

'Shandong'

SBS, 4:00pm, Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Shandong cuisine is regarded as one of the most influential schools of Chinese food culture. Adam visits the region's capital, Jinan, to sample a dish seen as a regional highlight. Sweet and sour carp must be made using carp taken from the Yellow River where the fish are plump and tender, and deep-fried in such a way that it curls upward as if it were jumping out of the water.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 5


Destination Flavour - China ‘Shandong’

SBS HD

Destination Flavour - China

'Shandong'

SBS HD, 4:00pm, Fri, 24 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Shandong cuisine is regarded as one of the most influential schools of Chinese food culture. Adam visits the region's capital, Jinan, to sample a dish seen as a regional highlight. Sweet and sour carp must be made using carp taken from the Yellow River where the fish are plump and tender, and deep-fried in such a way that it curls upward as if it were jumping out of the water.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 5


Saturday, January 25

9:00am

Destination Flavour - China ‘Beijing’

SBS Food

Destination Flavour - China

'Beijing'

SBS Food, 9:00am, Sat, 25 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam has been to Beijing more times than he can count. His mother has lived here for decades, and during his time as a corporate lawyer, he had plenty of opportunities to visit her here. Before he visits, however, he's keen to uncover the capital’s food and culture. Things move at frightening speed in Beijing and as he ventures out into the streets, he can't believe how much its changed since he was last here. There are now more multi-lane freeways, more skyscrapers and modern Olympic buildings are at the skylines forefront.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 1


9:30am

Destination Flavour - China ‘Anhui’

SBS Food

Destination Flavour - China

'Anhui'

SBS Food, 9:30am, Sat, 25 Jan 2020, 30 minutes

REPEAT

Adam visits the beautiful, mountainous province of Anhui, home to one of the eight great regional cuisines of China. Anhui cuisine is hearty, peasant food that uses seasonal, wild produce from the mountains.

Adam Liaw

Series, 2018, Australia, English, Cooking, Travel, Food/Wine, Season 1 Episode 2


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