A Pekign Duck's Tale
Peking Duck,an imperial tradition turned icon of popular cuishine. Synonymous with Chinese Imperial cuisne, Peking Duck is an art form backed by a long line of Peking Duck chefs.This Program takes you from prestigious duck farms of Beijing to the roast duck banquet for some ritual dining and a taste of Oriental Imperial glamour.
Chinese Toy Stories
Behind every traditional unique Chinese toy is a unique story just waiting to be told.There are toys that dance but have no moving parts,toy you steam and then can eat,toys that beat drums and fight and rattle,toys played like flutes and toys that make pictures,toys that delight and games that infuriate,teasers from yesterday and puzzles that are 4000 years old. Every Chinese toy has a story to tell.
Chinese Beauty: The Magic Of Cosmetic Acupuncture
The Chinese Beauticians have their own that tricks: a punctur can smooth your skin. a press on your vein can help lose some weight.There are different exotic ways to make a person pretty - a needle can remove pimples, herbal medicine can whiten you face. From the secret beauty tips of Empress Dowager to the roadside beauty salon. Chinese women pay a high price for becoming beautiful.
Chinese Foot Binding - The Vanishing Lotus
It is the socially sanctifled torture of creating a ballerina by breaking her feet. Starting some 1000 years ago,foot binding evolved into the definitive creiterion of female beauty,stole central position in China's sexual literature,and become a rite of passage for Chinese Women to decent marriage. Now banned for almost a century,we capture the last chance to document these small-footed ladies in real life.