A Bite of China (Part 1)
The Most Popular Chinese Documentary with Top Viewership!
"CCTV Finds the Way to Viewers' Hearts is Through Gorgeous Food Documentary”─ The Wall Street Journal Blog
"A very open and inclusive temperament" ─ Qiaobao, USA
〈A Bite of China〉 explores how Chinese food influences people's lives in ritual, moral, and interest. The 7-episode high definition documentary series covers 60 locations throughout China, featuring not only a diversity of special Chinese food and a series of elements that form the food with unique Chinese cultural temperament, but also learn the delicacy and the long standing and well-established Chinese Diet Culture.
Episode 1 《Gift of Nature》
China is endowed with very rich and varied natural landscapes which nurture and preserve widely different species of food sources. Traveling through the four seasons, we'll discover these abundant gifts from nature - matsutake，bamboo shoots, lotus roots and much more.
Episode 2 《The Story of Staple Food》
Chinese people living in different areas enjoy absolutely different but rich staple food. From the south to the north, the diverse staple foods including buns, dumplings, noodles and even sweet rice cakes provide energy for human bodies and enrich the lives of the Chinese.
Episode 3 《Inspiration of Transformation》
With their understanding of food, the Chinese are always looking for an inspiration for change. With imaginative methods, simple food ingredients like soy bean, rice, milk are transformed to dishes with unimaginable amazing tastes - hairy tofu, wine, milk curd, soy sauce.
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