Family drama comes to a head when a woman lies to her husband that the orphan boy she brings home is his long-lost, illegal son to be his heir.
S01:E01 - Season 1, Episode 1
TSU SUM twists her legs when she is cycling in the countryside. TUNG PUN-SIN, a man she does not know, calls her “MILK CANDY” and shows her a bottle of milk candies. The memory of him playing with “MILK CANDY” in the orphanage they grew up together returns to him. SUM has lunch with her staff as she returns to the soy sauce shop.
S01:E02 - Season 1, Episode 2
SUM suggests SIN to order a large amount of soy sauce to help her out. He promises to work out a solution for her in three days. The news of FUNG’s suicide comes as a blow to SUM. KO YEE-TAI, vice chairman of Kai Fung Company’s department store, visits FUNG’s mother in person, assuring her the company will issue companionate payment to the family.
S01:E03 - Season 1, Episode 3
HING calls the chief editor of the largest newspaper in Guangzhou to request that he give up TAI’s story but to no avail. For fear that his father will get mad when he knows about his scandal, TAI turns to his mother for help. TAI’s wife, FU PAK-WAI, is full of shame at his scandal. She wants to move back to her parents’ home.
S01:E04 - Season 1, Episode 4
PING is fixing the window when SUM gets home. He notices her leg injury as she is picking up a tool from the floor for him. HAN blames PING for failing to take good care of his younger sister. She is so angry that she hits him with a feather duster. PING’s wife, WAN YAU, therefore suspects that PING is not HAN’s biological son.
S01:E05 - Season 1, Episode 5
THE FOUR ELDERS tell HAN SIN has earlier showed KIU around the soy sauce factory. They fear that he will one day bring the company troubles. YAT tells SIN the inside story of KIN’s attack. HING has hired a new accountant to fill KIN’s position. KIU is annoyed by her mother’s pestering.
S01:E06 - Season 1, Episode 6
SIN restates that he is not going to sell the land. YAU throws banknotes at TAI. With a view to helping ON, SUM pleads SIN to buy off her shares, which amount to 70% of the company shares. KIU is pleased to receive SIN’s letter, in which he apologizes for not selling the soy sauce factory. SIN and KIU go shopping in the rain.
S01:E07 - Season 1, Episode 7
It is well past dark but SUM is not home yet. ON and the other look for her in the vicinity of SIN’s company. When they finally find her, she is so weak that she almost falls unconscious. TAI’s land resumption meets with the confrontation of SUM’s workers. SUM demands SIN to explain what is going on in person.
S01:E08 - Season 1, Episode 8
SUM cries everyday during her stay at hospital. PING vents his anger on SIN, believing he is to blame. SIN writes and tells MILK CANDY about SUM’s plight. SIN turns around and leaves as soon as he has arrived at the hospital. SUM, who is having a walk, goes up to him. She faints after he has told her about his plan.
S01:E09 - Season 1, Episode 9
SUM tells HIN her problems when she returns to the hospital for follow-up. She suspects that the problems have to do with the medication, which she believes is too strong. SIN has secured a big export order for KIU. He hopes that TAI will feel jealous of her. Bringing with her a MASTER TIN PING, who is pretended by PING, SUM requests to see the buyer, who is in fact disguised by YAT.
S01:E10 - Season 1, Episode 10
SUM turns to HIN for help. There is a drug he believes will cheer her up. NGA discovers that her suitcase has been rummaged through by her mother. HING also asks her about her affair with her professor. SIN and KIU meet up at a restaurant, where she tells him TAI is receiving kickbacks.
S01:E11 - Season 1, Episode 11
SIN sees NGA, who is smoking. He goes up to say hello and tells her how much he knows about her. She is unhappy that he checks on her behind her back. SUM has recently worked out a soy sauce cuisine. SIN takes some dishes prepared by SUM to KIU’s office, and tells her to bring home for TONG. NGA, in the capacity of KIU’s secretary, makes things difficult for SIN as he leaves.
S01:E12 - Season 1, Episode 12
On their way to the hospital, YAT tells SIN he has been busy checking on the secret between TONG and HIN. NGA visits SIN. SUM happens to make her delivery to SIN at the same time. NGA criticises her cooking skill as well as the quality of her soy sauce products. YAU finds a link shawl in the trunk. She cannot help suspecting that PING has a woman outside.
S01:E13 - Season 1, Episode 13
SIN sends YAT on an errand out of town. SUM delivers to SIN’s firm. FEI, who is in a bad mood, complains that her dishes are too greasy, which she believes is the cause for SIN’s recent digestion problems. FEI does not see YAT very often recently. She therefore suspects that he is seeing another girl. HING meets with her father’s friends, who reveal to her astonishment that TONG has told them there would be changes in the management of his firm.
S01:E14 - Season 1, Episode 14
YAT checks up on SUM in the dark. SIN is relieved to know she is doing fine, and decides to move on with his plan. KIU tells SIN HING has planted a few spies in the firm since HIN’s return to the family. HIN’s father, HON, who is the Director of Guangzhou Municipal Administration, and his mother, call on KIU’s place for dinner. KIU looks out of the windows, and sees SIN waiting for her in the cold.
S01:E15 - Season 1, Episode 15
SIN walks into the house double-quick to avoid SUM’s questioning. However, for fear she will once again faint on the street he goes up to her in the last minute. And in response to her earnest request, he reveals to her his real identity. WAI has decided to go for an abortion. Burning with anger, HING dashes for the hotel where TAI is sleeping with another girl to take him home.
S01:E16 - Season 1, Episode 16
SIN shows SUM around the orphanage and tells her about his happy childhood there. The director of the orphanage believes MILK CANDY has already died. SIN truly believes he is responsible for her death. He is so upset that he apologizes to SUM and then leaves. NGA is home at long last.
S01:E17 - Season 1, Episode 17
SIN wants to split up with KIU. Out of his expectation, she is willing to give up everything if he changes his mind. SIN runs into HAN, who has got lost again. She tells SIN she has only two sons and no girl. She also says that a six-year-old physically-impaired girl is running a high fever. NGA wants to marry SIN, but he tells her frankly he is not going to be entangled with her anymore.
S01:E18 - Season 1, Episode 18
Under HING’s arrangement, NGA is staying at the French settlement for the time being, where someone will take care of her daily living. HIN apologizes to SUM on behalf of NGA. As a matter of fact, SUM does not want to blame anyone. She remembers suddenly that HAN always made a fuss of her whenever she got a foot injury in the past. She inquires PING why is it so.
S01:E19 - Season 1, Episode 19
YAT is surprised by SUM’s sudden visit. She admits her purpose is solely to deliver a message for a person. HING and TAI have been invited to a press conference of the Guangzhou Municipal Administration. They do not know until they arrive at the press conference that it is chaired by HON’s father, who is the Director of the Guangzhou Municipal Administration.
S01:E20 - Season 1, Episode 20
The police have found two scorched bodies in Kai Fung Company. CAPTAIN CHAN tells HING his suspicion that both SIN and HIN have died in the fire. HING declares TONG’s will invalid. She is reading out the content of a new will, which states that TONG has left all his money and property to TAI, when TONG’s lawyer appears.
S01:E21 - Season 1, Episode 21
SIN brings up a proposal of marriage. PING agrees to let him marry SUM. SIN stays for dinner, after which he takes SUM out. He is buying a wedding ring for SUM when he bumps into HIN, who is buying SUM and him a wedding present. SUM is preparing her signature dishes for SIN at the soy sauce company, while he returns to the office to get back his “magical ring”.