Season 1

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

One Belt, One Road, One World

Martin marvels at the New Silk Road Railway which connects Chengdu to Western Europe.

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One Belt, One Road, One World

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Back to Roots

Martin learns about authentic cooking on a family farm in Chengdu.

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Back to Roots

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Fine Art Fine Food

Martin tours the thriving art scene in Chengdu.

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Fine Art Fine Food

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Rising Stars

Martin meets up with many talented children from Chengdu.

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Rising Stars

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Small Bites

Martin explains a Chengdu snack called xiao chi.

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Small Bites

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Hot, Hot, and Extra Hot

Martin dives into the world of Sichuan cuisine.

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Hot, Hot, and Extra Hot

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Poetry in AQ Cup

Martin learns about the culture of wine (baijiu)-making or in China.

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Poetry in AQ Cup

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

That Which Sustains Life

Martin sees the fertile farmland which gave rise to the city of Chengdu.

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That Which Sustains Life

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

The Voice of the Mountain

Martin learns about the life and cuisine of the mountains of Sichuan.

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The Voice of the Mountain

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Tea Time!

Martin explores some of Chungdu's well-known tea plantations.

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Tea Time!

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Hot Pot, Anyone?

Martin explores several of Chengdu’s estimated 30,000 hot pot restaurants.

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Hot Pot, Anyone?

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Tomorrow's Chengdu

Martin explores tech culture in Tianfu and samples molecular gastronomy.

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Tomorrow's Chengdu

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Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

Panda-Monium

In Chengdu, Martin feeds pandas, harvests bamboo and meets artists.

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Panda-Monium