Story of China

The World's First Great Cuisine

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Think Chinese take out is a modern idea? A thousand years ago in Kaifeng, the world's biggest city, China produced the world's first great cuisine with fancy diners and fast food joints. In a restaurant in today’s Kaifeng, Michael orders lunch from a 1000 year old cookbook, and the chef brings a special dish for Michael and the team to try: Oranges stuffed with mushrooms and lotus seeds.

Aired: 06/27/17

Rating: NR

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