Cooking Show with American chef Robert Danhi to air in Vietnam

By Kim, Thanh Nien News

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Robert Danhi cooking crabs unloaded off from the boat. Photo credit: Dien Quan Media Company Robert Danhi cooking crabs unloaded off from the boat. Photo credit: Dien Quan Media Company
The second season of “Taste of Vietnam” will begin airing on HTV7, Fridays at 9 p.m. starting July 18.
A total of 26 episodes, between 20-25 minutes each, will follow noted American Chef Robert Danhi through 19 Vietnamese provinces as he moves from North to South.

Discovering the delicacies and local recipes along the way, Chef Danhi will discovers rich provincial cultures and captivating people.

Danhi has spent decades researching Asian cultures and cuisines. He also co-authored a book titled “Southeast Asian Flavors: Adventures in Cooking the Foods of Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia & Singapore” which was voted the Best Asian Cookbook in the U.S and second best Asian Cookbook in the World in 2009 by Gourmand.

According to Buu Dien, CEO of the Dien Quan Media Company, the second season will highlight the pristine beauty of Vietnam's sea and island tourism and the nation's proud defense of its sovereignty.

Dien also said that the show will be followed by a book that compiles the fascinating stories and recipes Dahni collected along the way. The book is expected out later this year.

Last year, the first season of “Taste of Vietnam” was hosted by renowned Chinese-American chef Martin Yan, better known for his cooking show Yan Can Cook and was regarded as a milestone in Vietnamese television programming.
Early this month, Dien Quan Media Company announced that “Taste of Vietnam” [first] season is set to air on the U.S’s channels KQED, PBS and APT starting on September 6, 2014.

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