Ep.76 [NOW SPECIAL 1: Tradition - Food]
World Ch. Schedule : THU 10:30 KST
Date : 2019-12-12
Guangzhou is the birthplace of Cantonese cuisine, which is the most widely served style of Chinese cuisine around the world and one of the four major Chinese culinary traditions. Tasting clear, light, crisp yet intense, it aims to preserve the natural flavors of ingredients. Also, thanks to its location along the coast, many imported foods and ingredients were incorporated in Cantonese cuisine, resulting in a fantastic combination of eastern and western flavors. Take a tasty glimpse into the local food of Guangzhou.
Guangzhou is the capital city of Guangdong Province that is also home to numerous top restaurants that allow people to enjoy the essence of Cantonese cuisine. Guangzhou Restaurant is a prime example. Using fresh local ingredients, the restaurant serves authentic yet creative Cantonese dishes. Meet the executive chef of Guangzhou Restaurant, Mai Zhanfei, and learn more about the city’s food legacy.
The Huangsha Aquatic Products Market by the wharf is the busiest seafood market in Guangzhou. Selling over 200 varieties of seafood products from both the southern coast of China and all around the world, the market enjoys a reputation for fresh and high-quality seafood. It’s also full of examples of the human touch. Visit the market to find out about what it has on offer.