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Joyce Chen Cooks; Egg Foo Yung

Part of From the Vault. Part of Joyce Chen Cooks and the Upscaling of Chinese Food in America in the 1960s.

09/26/1966

Joyce Chen takes the mystery out of Chinese cooking. She shows how to duplicate one of the most popular restaurant dishes in your own kitchen cooking eggs, celery, mushrooms, and bean sprouts together in the Chinese manner. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by Dana Polan.


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Series
Joyce Chen Cooks
Program
Egg Foo Yung
Program Number

1

Series Description

Premiered September 26, 1966 A distinguished restaurateur and author of a popular Chinese cookbook, Mrs. Chen prepares all kinds of Chinese delicacies and everyone of them can be made in the modern kitchen, with ingredients available at the local supermarket. Series release date: 6/30/1966

Program Description

The well-known restaurant owner begins her series by showing how to make two popular Chinese egg dishes at home: Egg Foo Yung (with celery, mushrooms and bean sprouts) and Egg Drop Soup (chicken broth with sherry, scallions and egg dropped in in the Chinese way).

Joyce Chen takes the mystery out of Chinese cooking. She shows how to duplicate one of the most popular restaurant dishes in your own kitchen cooking eggs, celery, mushrooms, and bean sprouts together in the Chinese manner

Duration

00:29:06

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Mushrooms
Asian Cuisine
Bean Sprouts
Chinese Cooking
Egg Foo Yung
American Chinese Cuisine
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994
Genres
Instructional
Topics
Cooking
Creators
Lockwood, Ruth (Series Producer)
Contributors
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994 (Host)
Lockwood, Ruth (Producer)
Mahard, Frances (Other (see note))
Stevens, Mark (Director)
Publication Information
Presented by the Estate of Joyce Chen and the WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Egg Foo Yung,” 09/26/1966, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E8DABA5A896477C9E230E4A4EC9F681.
MLA: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Egg Foo Yung.” 09/26/1966. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E8DABA5A896477C9E230E4A4EC9F681>.
APA: Joyce Chen Cooks; Egg Foo Yung. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E8DABA5A896477C9E230E4A4EC9F681
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