Once Upon a Bite, a food docuseries by Chen Xiaoqing, has proved to be an instant phenomenon with great ambition. It captures the hearts and stomachs of viewers in China through mouthwatering images and more importantly, the stories behind them.
The crew traveled to 22 countries over four years, observing Chinese and global flavors across the world.
This year, Flavorful Origins, another production by Chen which was purchased by Netflix, has introduced authentic Chaoshan dishes to a much broader viewership.
How do you create a delicious dish? Does food travel further and faster than other cultural components? What are the major features of dishes in areas such as Beijing and Hangzhou? China Daily discusses these questions and more with Chen Xiaoqing. Now let’s hear from the connoisseur!
Guest: Chen Xiaoqing
Reporter: Li Wenrui
Camera: Zhou Bing
Editing: Li Wenrui
Copy editor: Ian Goodrum
Subtitles: Yang Shan
Producer: Li Wenrui
Executive producer: Feng Minghui
Contact the producer at email@example.com