Martin Yan - True Passion
In this series set in Australia, Martin- the Asian chef explores the pairing of Western wines with his favourite contemporary Chinese dishes.
S01:E01 - A Bird for all Seasons
Chicken can come as chicken satays served with sparkling ros, chicken stir fry with asparagus served with chardonnay and, of course and the famous Hainan chicken rice.
S01:E02 - Red, Red and more Red
Martin shows off his favourite rich and bold beef dishes and how they can be accented with the right choice of red wine.
S01:E03 - Best from the Sea; Best off the vines
Martin pairs off the best seafood and wine from Aussie waters and vineyards.
S01:E04 - Spice is Nice, and the Spicier, the Nicer!
Martin comes up with the perfect wine pairings for Sichuan provinces spicy favourites such as Smoked Quail, Fiery Chili Clams and Three-cup Spicy Chicken.
S01:E05 - Life is Sweet, and Savoury Too!
Martin showcases his special recipe for Peking Sweet and Sour Pork and pairs it with a Riesling and his Roast Duck Salad, paired with a Merlot.
S01:E06 - The Ultimate Cocktail Party
How to host a Pan- Asian themed cocktail party at home; Asian appetisers, including Golden Crab Triangles and Fish Salad with Taro Root Chips - which go with sangria.
S01:E07 - Fusion, not Confusion!
Martin showcases his fusions Beef Stew with Bean Curd Sticks, Seared Hali but in a white wine sauce with Haricots Verts and Scallions and Tropical Fruit Rolls.
S01:E08 - Chinese New Year Special
Martin demonstrates how to prepare several eye-catching and mouth-watering dishes. On the menu are Crispy Bean Curd Skin Rolls, Lamb Chops with Three Chili Sauce and a Tropical Fruit Napoleon.