Episodes

Episode 1: Kunming, China

Air Date: 4 July 2013 8:00 PM

Celebrated chef, Luke Nguyen, in the third instalment of his popular series takes us on a culinary journey across of the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia.

Episode 2: Dali and Shaxi, China

Air Date: 11 July 2013 8:00 PM

In the second episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke discovers the unique flavours and culinary traditions of the Bai and Yai people in the historic towns of Dali and Shaxi in China’s Yunnan Province.

Episode 3: Lijiang, China

Air Date: 18 July 2013 8:00 PM

In the third episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke reaches the fabled town of Lijiang in China’s Yunnan Province, where the nightlife reigns and a Naxi "aunty" teaches Luke how to cook a local speciality.

Episode 4: Xishuangbana, China

Air Date: 25 July 2013 8:00 PM

In the fourth episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke journeys to Xishuangbana, where China meets Southeast Asia, to experience Dai culture and cuisines, and try the acquired tastes of the famous tea horse trail.

Episode 5: Yangon, Myanmar

Air Date: 1 August 2013 8:00 PM

In the fifth episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke discovers the little known foods and flavours of Yangon – the former capital city of Myanmar.

Episode 6: Inle Lake, Myanmar

Air Date: 8 August 2013 8:00 PM

In the sixth episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke ventures to the Shan State, where entire villages and kilometres of tomato farms float upon Inle Lake.

Episode 7: Keng Tung, Myanmar

Air Date: 15 August 2013 8:00 PM

In the seventh episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke hikes to the hill tribe villages of the Shan State and the township of Keng Tung, where he cooks some unusual delicacies and local marketplace favourites.

Episode 8: Chiang Khong, Thailand

Air Date: 22 August 2013 8:00 PM

In the eighth episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke makes it to the town of Chiang Khong in northern Thailand, where he literally catches the ingredients for his traditional Tom Yum fish soup and tasty northern-style frog curry.

Episode 9: Mae Salong, Thailand

Air Date: 29 August 2013 8:00 PM

In the ninth episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke arrives at mountainous Mae Salong, where he prepares a rustic tomato dish with Apear, an Aka grandmother.

Episode 10: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Air Date: 5 September 2013 8:00 PM

In the final episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke hits the bustling town of Chiang Mai, where he laps up the nightlife cooking Thai classics, such as green papaya salad.

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Episode 2 : Dali and Shaxi, China
Thursday 11 July 2013, 8:00PM

In the second episode of Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke discovers the unique flavours and culinary traditions of the Bai and...

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