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Joyce Chen Cooks; Peking Duck II

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

05/19/1967

Mrs. Chen makes Peking Duck in an American kitchen with an American frozen duck. She prepares the duck for cooking and dries it, using an electric fan, to achieve that special characteristic crispness. She roasts the duck in a family oven; then demonstrates how to slice it and eat it with Mandarin pancakes, scallions and a special sauce. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by Dana Polan. Restaurateur Joyce Chen's Chinese cooking show. First aired June 30, 1966. 26 episodes, 30:00 each, b&w.


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Series
Joyce Chen Cooks
Program
Peking Duck II
Program Number

26

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

Mrs. Chen makes Peking Duck in an American kitchen with an American frozen duck. She prepares the duck for cooking and dries it, using an electric fan, to achieve that special characteristic crispness. She roasts the duck in a family oven; then demonstrates how to slice it and eat it with Mandarin pancakes, scallions and a special sauce.

Duration

00:28:53

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Peking Duck
American Chinese Cuisine
Peking, China
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994
Asian Cuisine
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994
Chinese Cooking
Genres
Instructional
Topics
Cooking
Creators
Lockwood, Ruth (Series Producer)
Contributors
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994 (Host)
Stevens, Mark (Director)
Mahard, Frances (Other (see note))
Lockwood, Ruth (Producer)
Publication Information
Presented by the Estate of Joyce Chen and the WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Peking Duck II,” 05/19/1967, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3D6EDD054CB429CB38E1264F0F7CCCB.
MLA: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Peking Duck II.” 05/19/1967. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3D6EDD054CB429CB38E1264F0F7CCCB>.
APA: Joyce Chen Cooks; Peking Duck II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3D6EDD054CB429CB38E1264F0F7CCCB
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