Food and agriculture

Podcast: the story of dumplings - Inside China

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 18 October, 2018, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 October, 2018, 8:38am

The story of dumplings is the story of the globalisation of Chinese cuisine - take the journey from Beijing to Shanghai, Hong Kong and down the ancient Silk Road to discover who invented them - and how a traditional Chinese medicine cure evolved into a meal enjoyed around the world.

Featured interviewees:

Lu Hongbin; Du Yichu restaurant, Beijing

Hu Wei-I; Wan Shou Zai restaurant, Shanghai

Wang Hong Chun; Ah Cun Shandong Dumpling, Prince Edward

Dr Dai Zhaoyu, senior lecturer, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University

Meenu Tangilama Gurung; Annapurna Restaurant, Sheung Wan

Jin Lin Liu; Black Sesame Kitchen, Beijing; author of The Noodle Road

Olena Smith; Dacha Restaurant, Central Hong Kong

Ringo Wong; Cuisine Cuisine, Mira Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui

Presented by Bernice Chan

Interviews recorded by Rachael Cheung, Elaine Lau & Jarrod Watt

Voiceovers by Bong Miquiabas, Brian Peach, Phila Siu, Adam White 

& Dayou Zhang

Translations by Caroline Kwong, Elaine Lau, Rachel Cheung & Dorothy Ma

Written and produced by Jarrod Watt