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3:05
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Song Rong [Truffle] Part 1

China has a large population. It also has the world's most rich and diverse natural landscape. The type of geography and climate contribute to the formation and preservation of the species. Any other country is not likely to have so many potential food ingredients.People collect, pick, dig [and] fish in order to get these gifts from the great nature. Through the seasons, we are about to see the story of man and nature behind its delicious foods.

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3:08
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Song Rong [Truffle] Part 2

Ji Di village is the truffle production center in Shangri-La. At three in the morning, this is already an empty village. People who have the ability to climb mountains are all out to look for the magical fungus.

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2:32
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Song Rong [Truffle] Part 3

Heavy rain makes the wild mushrooms quickly soar out in the wild forest. If they miss this one month in the rainy season, the truffles will have disappeared completely. In order to keep receiving gifts from nature, the villagers comply with the rules of the mountains.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Bamboo shoots Part 1

Bamboo shoots are normally hidden under the mud. How do we find them? Why do Chinese cooks love this vegetable?

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1:00
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Bamboo shoots Part 2

What are the tricks when you are digging up bamboo shoots?
The camera is now focused on Guang Xi, 1500 km away from the Zhejiang province where there is another kind of bamboo shoot growing in the hot and humid forest.

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3:08
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Bamboo shoots Part 3

How many bamboo shoots do we know so far? Winter bamboo shoots, spring bamboo shoots, sour bamboo shoots. How are these bamboo shoots processed and cooked?

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2:23
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Nuodeng Ham Part 1

Lao Huang and his son, Shu Jiang, started building a mud kitchen to boil salt. So, what are they doing with that much salt?

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2:26
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Nuodeng Ham Part 2

What makes Nuodeng salt the best option for ham-making? How is Nuodeng ham made and what's the best way to enjoy it?

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1:35
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Nuodeng Ham Part 3

Shu Jiang has been making ham for ten years, but he's still not as good as his father. What are the tricks to make good hams? When the weather is humid enough, do those hams go mouldy?

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2:32
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Lotus Root Part 1

In October, the middle reaches of the Yangtze River area officially enter the fall. In the Hubei Province, the water level begins to decline in the lakes near the Yangtze River. This natural phenomena creates an opportunity for people to take a close look at the bottom of the lake and brings us a delicious delicacy.

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2:41
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Lotus Root Part 2

Lotus root is a natural ingredient that requires hard labor. Hence, the additional value of lotus root is much higher than other vegetables. How do we cook lotus root?

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1:47
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Lotus Root Part 3

How long does it take for 300 professional diggers to pick out a whole lake of lotus roots? What are the common ways to cook them?

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3:28
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 1

Take a glimpse into the world of fishing in China and the risks some fisherman take every day in order to support themselves.

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1:53
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 2

In a freezing part of China, the winter fishermen are bringing in their nets. Meanwhile, a local ceremony dedicated to the lake and fish is held.

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3:01
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 3

Preparations are underway for New Year's festivities near Chagan Lake. Fish is on the menu- and lots of it!

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3:00
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 4

Fishing with a difference: the Gin people display the dying art of stilt fishing. Meanwhile, a deep sea fishing crew sets sail from Hainan.

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3:01
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 5

Follow a deep sea fishing voyage from Hainan and learn about the trials and tribulations faced by the crew.

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3:24
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China Fish Part 6

Follow a deep sea fishing voyage from Hainan and learn about the trials and tribulations faced by the crew.

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1:44
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

A Bite of China The end

The conclusion to "A Bite of China" reminds us to appreciate the diversity of the natural world in China and the rich variety of food this provides.

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1:01
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Interview Growing Vegetables at Home Part 1

Growing vegetables at home means you won't need to keep buying them at the market.

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1:13
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Interview Growing Vegetables at Home Part 2

How do you keep cabbages looking and tasting fresh?

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0:57
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Interview Growing Vegetables at Home Part 3

How did Lin Huilan go from working in telecommunications to growing plants in her own home?

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1:11
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Interview Growing Vegetables at Home Part 4

Plants that can't be grown again can be turned into works of art.

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1:50
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China, Shanghainese

Chinese Wontons Learn how to make wontons! Part 1

Chinese wontons are the centerpiece of many Chinese meals. History and geography have given the wonton many different names and styles. Learn about them all in this video!

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