Making a Chinese Dish only found in New Zealand | Nathan Joe

“In Chinese cookery, people learn by show and tell. It’s been helpful to a lot of people that this has been recorded and written down”

Nathan Joe learns how to make Beetroot Kau Yuk, a Chinese dish only found in New Zealand, from the author of 'Por Pors Cookbook', Carolyn King.

This dish is unique to New Zealand, originating when Chinese men came to New Zealand and couldn’t access taro (which is traditional in kau yuk), so used beetroot grown in the market gardens they had established.

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