The idea of vegetarianism started in China thousands of years ago. So, let's find out why people started to become vegetarians.
It feels good to start the New Year off with a bowl of veggie noodles.
Longhua Temple's veggie noodles are a traditional dish that one eats for the New Year. Six hundred bowls of these noodles can be made in just one hour.
As the most delicious vegetarian dishes come from the temples, a visit to one may be in order to try top vegetarian dishes.
The Jade Buddhist Temple in Shanghai is famous for its vegetarian meals. It is a must-try if you are into veggie dishes.
Behind every dish, there is a meaning. This vegetarian dish is called "Understand and Embrace."
The lotus flower is a symbol of Buddhism. Therefore, a vegetarian dish is made with this concept in mind.
One needs creativity to cook an impressive dish. The Bead Curtain is a very interesting vegetarian dish that uses aloe as its main ingredient.
Olive Oil-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms: a simple but delicious dish.
Getting the freshest ingredients is also a very important step in making delicious vegetarian dishes.
What kinds of things do you like to do for vacation - particularly winter vacations? Going to a hot spring is surely a favorite choice. Well, what kinds of things should you think about before going on a hot spring vacation? This episode of "Yummy Yummy" gives you some pointers - including what to eat and what not to!
Which soup is the best during winter? Watch as Chef Fu shows us his very special soup with 雪莲果 (xuelianguo, or “yacón”). Yacón looks like a yam, but tastes like an apple. It is also the hot new ingredient being added to soups all over China. Watch and see what customers think of it!
What do chameleons and rice balls have in common? Find out in this video about creative ways of making food more interesting!
In this video, we finish up with the colored rice balls and move on to another fun snack - donuts! Donuts are becoming more and more popular in China, and they aren't your plain old boring donuts, either. Learn all about 甜甜圈, or tiántiánquān, in China!
Is it a restaurant? A toy store? Both? Learn all about this adorable dessert shop in China where you can get more than just a meal.
You might think that a restaurant that offers dolls in exchange for points would be more attractive to women than to men. However, you might be wrong! See what everyone finds so fun about this place, from the design all the way to buns that look like pigs!
In the doll restaurant, there is one dessert that stands out, and that's the strawberry smoothies! They aren't your normal, boring old smoothies, either. Watch this video and see why everyone is eating them.
This warm, clean, and, of course, delicious Taiwanese restaurant would normally be a real wallet-drainer. Fortunately, with the help of group buying, many of the dishes here can be sampled at a fraction of the usual price. Watch this video and check out some of the exquisite, yet affordable, dishes on offer.
From "red crab rice cakes" to a pork cheek delicacy, this restaurant has it all. How exactly are these delectable dishes made? We head into the kitchen to get some answers from the chef himself.
So, you've seen Chinese-style vermicelli. Maybe you've even tried it yourself. However, have you ever seen bright red vermicelli? In this "Yummy Yummy" video, feast your eyes on a wild new vermicelli of a different color.
A vermicelli that's both red and maintains its squishy, or "Q," texture the entire time you eat it? Sounds fantastic, huh? Watch and learn as we head back into the kitchen to find out exactly how this interesting dish is made.
Today it's our guest Xiaozhu's father's 61st birthday. Not only has she prepared a cake for him, she's also decided to cook up a delicious meal in his honor. In this "Yummy Yummy," Ms. Zhu begins to show us how to make sweet and spicy New Year's rice cake with prawns.
New Year's rice cake isn't the only thing Xiaozhu is making for her father's birthday today. In this video, see how our guest star puts together a tasty seafood salad. Also, see what her father thinks of the finished products!