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A Bite of China


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  • No. Of Discs: 2

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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.

Episode 4 《The Taste of Time》
Time is a friend of food, and also its enemy. Traditional Chinese preservative techniques may create different, and even tenderer flavours through salting, air-drying, stewing or smoking procedures. From Hong Kong's famous cured meat & shrimp paste, Miao ethnic groups' souse fish to Shanghai's drunken crab and Taiwan's mullet roe, time plays the key role in shaping the peerless tastes.

Episode 5 《Secrets in Kitchen》
Besides food itself, there is something more important:the control of heat, seasonings and knives.Too many secrets are there to be discovered in Chinese kitchens. The entire whole pig steamed in a large wooden cupboard, the hundreds of bean curd shreds sculptured by knives ─ even the secret is revealed, there is no way to imitate such advanced techniques.

Episode 6 《The Equilibrium of Tastes》
The word “taste” encapsulates infinite possibilities ─ from gustatory and olfactory experiences to feelings incited by things way beyond food.Sweet sugar onion, salty sea salt, sour Zhenjiang vinegar, spicy Sichuan cuisine, savory flavor from seaweed ─ The equilibrium of tastes is the Chinese's philosophy of cooking and living.

Episode 7 《Paddy Fields Forever》
Chinese people take great advantage of every inch of ground they stand on to create food. In mountainous areas, glutinous rice can be grown on terrace fields; under the deap water of Yellow Sea, rich marine life like sea cucumbers, abalones and sea urchins can be raised; on the rooftop of a Beijing apartment, an amazing plantation with all sorts of fresh vegitables can be cultivated. This wisdom is a product of the Chinese's respect towards the heavensand a sentimental attachment to the earth.

Disc 1:
第一集 自然的饋贈
第二集 主食的故事
第三集 轉化的靈感

Disc 2:
第四集 時間的味道
第五集 廚房的秘密
第六集 五味的調和
第七集 我們的田野

description

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.

《舌尖上的中國》是一部以全高清拍攝的高質素飲食文化紀錄片鉅製。懷著對食物的崇敬尊重,攝製隊走訪中國60個地點,涵蓋了包括港澳台在內的各個地域,深入食材出產的水土,親訪用心製作食物的耕作烹調者,全方位展示博大精深的中華飲食文化。

亮眼精緻的畫質、讓人歎為觀止的食物,展示了中國的日常飲食流變,千姿百態的飲食習慣和獨特的味覺偏好,鋪陳成一道道中國的人文生活風景,讓觀眾在舌尖上的五味紛陳中品嚐傳統和變化著的中國。
中國首部高清美食紀錄片
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以味覺感受多元中華

「CCTV 以超凡飲食紀錄片直達觀眾心坎」
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「眼淚與口水齊流」

further info

Original Name  舌尖上的中國
Official Release Date Sep 28, 2012
Screen Format Wide Screen
Video Format NTSC
Audio Dolby Digital
Language English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Subtitles English, Chinese
Running Time 350 Minutes
Genre Documentary
Version  Hong Kong
PAX-Code PAX0004315858
Catalog No.  PANDB1208030
Item Code  4895033776802

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