“Food is a universal language, it speaks to people of family, gathering together and traditions. It transcends barriers and is a tasty way to educate and expose people to new cultures."
Abby Masengi learns why this tradition is so important to the local Chinese community in Manawatū.
“Instead of having my awesome gas cooker, it would have been stones and wood”
“It’s more than just the food, it’s the care - the why”
The Evil Twins get amongst some Chicken-Free Laksa Dumplings with Vicky Ha.
Watch the first episode of Sik Fan Lah with Masterchef 2022 champ Sam Low now.
About this series
When it’s time to eat, we say SIK FAN LAH! Join us on a culinary adventure across Aotearoa New Zealand, where we uncover hilarious and hearty stories of modern Kiwi-Chinese life through our universal love for food. Whether it’s a 65 kilogram whole roast pig or claypot rice cooked in the Otago goldfields – there’s plenty to munch on! Made with the support of NZ On Air.