Easy Chinese

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 0.0  (9)

Easy Chinese is a cooking show hosted by British Chinese chef, Ching-He Huang, that takes viewers on a culinary journey through the flavors and ingredients of China. The show first aired in 2011 on the Cooking Channel and quickly became a popular source of simple, traditional recipes that can be easily replicated at home.

The show features Huang preparing various dishes from different regions of China, showcasing a range of cooking techniques and ingredients that may be unfamiliar to a Western audience. Throughout each episode, Huang provides useful tips on how to prepare the dishes, as well as information about the cultural significance of the ingredients and the history of the cuisine.

One of the key strengths of Easy Chinese is Huang's relatable and engaging hosting style. She is clearly passionate about Chinese cuisine and this enthusiasm is infectious. Her friendly demeanor and clear explanation make the show accessible to all viewers, regardless of their cooking experience. This also makes the show an excellent resource for people who are curious about Chinese cuisine but may feel intimidated by its complexity.

Another key aspect of the show is the beautiful scenery and locations in which it is filmed. Huang often takes viewers to outdoor markets and other locations to showcase the ingredients and food culture of China. This not only makes for an interesting visual experience but also enhances the educational aspect of the show.

The dishes featured on Easy Chinese range from quick and easy stir-fries to more complex dishes like Peking duck. However, regardless of the complexity of the dish, Huang always emphasizes the importance of using fresh ingredients and simple techniques to bring out the flavors of the dish. This approach makes the show accessible to viewers who are not confident in their cooking abilities, as well as those who are more experienced in the kitchen.

Despite its focus on traditional Chinese cuisine, Easy Chinese also incorporates elements of modern cuisine and fusion cooking. Huang often integrates ingredients from other cuisines into her dishes, such as Italian pasta or Spanish sausage. This adds a unique twist to traditional Chinese recipes while still staying true to their original flavors and ingredients.

Overall, Easy Chinese is an engaging and informative cooking show that provides viewers with a charming introduction to the flavors and ingredients of Chinese cuisine. Huang's passion for her subject matter shines through in every episode, making the show an entertaining and educational experience for food lovers of all levels. Whether you're a beginner in the kitchen or a seasoned chef, Easy Chinese is sure to inspire you to experiment with new ingredients and techniques.

Easy Chinese is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (27 episodes). The series first aired on September 17, 2011.

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A Day in Chinatown
13. A Day in Chinatown
August 25, 2012
Ching explores the rich Chinese culture found in Manhattan's Chinatown, from ping pong, tai chi and men playing Chinese chess in the park, to a dim sum house and classic food carts.
Sweet Chinese
12. Sweet Chinese
August 18, 2012
Ching sets out to show the unseen side of Chinese cuisine - the delicious sweets ranging from ice cream to pastries. She is enlisted to prepare some Chinese inspired desserts for a Kid's Party.
11. Veggie-Love
August 11, 2012
Ching has a goal - to make the vegetables the star of the plate! We take a tour of restaurants where you will find some unique vegetarian dishes, and then we head to Union Square Greenmarket to cook with "Learn It, Grown It, Eat It" a Grow NYC program for at risk youth!
Exploring Chinese-American Classics
10. Exploring Chinese-American Classics
August 4, 2012
Exploring Chinese-American Classics
The American Dish with a Chinese Twist
9. The American Dish with a Chinese Twist
July 28, 2012
Traditional American dishes with a Chinese twist.
Fusion Super Stars
8. Fusion Super Stars
July 21, 2012
Chinese cuisine makes the jump from Chinatown to Manhattan's finest restaurants as Ching sees how these superstar chefs have incorporated their favorite elements of Chinese cuisine into their restaurant's menu.
The Chinese Like it Hotter
7. The Chinese Like it Hotter
July 14, 2012
Ching wants to prove Chinese cuisine can be both dangerously hot and pleasantly accessible.
The Chinese Holy Trinity - Garlic, Ginger & Chiles
6. The Chinese Holy Trinity - Garlic, Ginger & Chiles
July 7, 2012
Aromatics take center stage as Ching shows you the superstar ingredients behind every Chinese staple.
Little Taiwan
5. Little Taiwan
June 30, 2012
Ching discovers the food from her youth at Monterey Park's Little Taiwan and explores what makes Taiwanese food distinct from other forms of Chinese cuisine.
L.A. Late Night Eats
4. L.A. Late Night Eats
June 23, 2012
Ching scours the City of Angels to find the best Chinese offerings in the vast Los Angeles Late-Night street eats scene.
Hollywood Cocktail Party
3. Hollywood Cocktail Party
June 16, 2012
Ching helps her friend, Phil Rosenthal, to prepare Chinese-inspired finger foods for a party he is throwing for his wife's Monica's birthday.
Use Your Noodle
2. Use Your Noodle
June 9, 2012
The almighty Chinese noodle gets the red carpet treatment as Ching explores the variety of Chinese noodles and how they are used.
Chinatown Unexpected
1. Chinatown Unexpected
June 2, 2012
Ching heads to Flushing's Chinatown where she explores the mysterious food enclaves and creates a Flushing-inspired dish.
Where to Watch Easy Chinese
Easy Chinese is available for streaming on the Cooking Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Easy Chinese on demand at Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    September 17, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    0.0  (9)