January, 11 2014 09:42:00

TV cooking show to feature VN, S Korean musicians

HA NOI (VNS)— Artists from Viet Nam and South Korea will appear together on a TV food show to showcase the traditional cuisine of each country.

The show, called "The Viet Nam-South Korea Gastronomy Exchange-The Diversified Tet Flavour," will feature famous Vietnamese pianist Trang Trinh, her South Korean husband, tenor Park Sung-min, Vietnamese rapper Tien Dat and his South Korean girlfriend, singer Hari Won.

The two couples will be guided by Vietnamese chef Kim Dung and South Korean chef Hong Shin-ae as they prepare some festive and traditional dishes under both cuisines.

The Vietnamese specialities will include the banh chung (a square sticky rice cake), che kho (a sweetened green bean dish) and canh bong (a kind of traditional soup), while teok guk (a rice cake soup), mandu (dumplings) and jeon (similar to pancakes), will highlight the best of South Korean cuisine.

The artists will compete in a cooking contest, with the winners being decided by the two chefs, who will act as the judges.

The two-episode programme will be broadcast on VTV3 channel on January 18 and 25 at 11am. — VNS

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