Gok Cooks Chinese

Series 1 - 5. Street Food

Radio Times
Review by:
Jane Rackham

“For the Chinese, eating on the go is an art,” says Gok Wan. Maybe, but for some Brits it’s eating with chopsticks that’s the real art – and one they struggle to master. So tucked in among Gok’s recipes for quick and easy Chinese street food is a helpful demonstration of how to manipulate your chopsticks without flicking your chicken and prawn parcel halfway across the floor or dribbling your hoisin sauce down your trousers.

Although he’s already a dab hand at cooking, Gok is always keen to learn more, and so has a hilarious lesson from a “dumpling demon from Beijing”, who knocks out 500 of the little beauties every day in her Brixton cafe.

About this programme

5/6. Gok Wan cooks traditional street food, including lamb and cucumber kebabs and tender beef noodle soup. He then heads to Brixton, south London, for a dumpling-making race with Auntie Li, who is bringing real Beijing street food to south London.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Gok Wan

Crew

Executive Producer
Sue Murphy
Executive Producer
Pat Llewellyn
Categories
Food

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