Nici visits Malaysia where the residents of the Chinese Clan jetties shared their cooking secrets and she finds the best ever recipe for Chicken Curry Laksa.
This week Nici is in Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan Region in China and home of the Pandas! She experiences the bold and mouth-numbing effects of Sichuan food. Back in the kitchen she makes the famous dish of Kung Pao Chicken that really packs a punch.
Nici visits Crete in the Greek archipelago where it seems the locals are born to be hospitable. She traces the olive harvest from the picking of the fruit to it being turned into olive oil and what a taste! In the kitchen back home she makes pita bread f
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Nici is off to Kota Bharu, Malaysia, where she's surprised to find that rice is not always white, it can be yellow and blue as well! She takes a ride through the jungle to find the famous BBQ smoked chicken and in the kitchen she makes a simple version of
Nici heads to Cairo, Egypt. She indulges in a popular local pastime, shisha and samples one of the nations delicacies, roasted pidgeon.
Nici takes to the waterways in Vietnam with a visit to the Mekong Delta. She takes an early morning trip to the floating markets and learns the fine art of making paper-thin rice paper wrappers.
Nici travels to Shanghai, the face of modern China. She eats dumplings for breakfast and tries her hand at making fresh noodles - with limited success!
Nici travels to magical Istanbul in Turkey, where the food is as diverse and interesting as its history.