Episode 739: Chef Martin Yan’s Culinary Journey

June 7, 2024
Listen: Chef Martin Yan’s Culinary Journey
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This week, we spend an hour with one of Francis’ heroes, Chef Martin Yan. He talks about growing up in China, the time he spent working in the legendary wet markets, and how helping his mom in the kitchen gave him a lifelong lesson in seasonal cooking. From his journey to Hong Kong where he famously learned how to bone-out a chicken in 18 seconds, to his move to attend college in the US, to becoming a trailblazing culinary food show host of Yan Can Cook, his is a story full of determination, achievement, and his trademark humor. He is the author of over twenty cookbooks and is currently the host of Martin Yan, Quick and Easy

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • August 27, 2021 (originally aired)

  • September 2, 2022 (rebroadcast)

  • June 7, 2024 (rebroadcast)

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