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Taste Takes Off - Beijing

Television (Excerpts) – 2005

People around the world are still proud of their food traditions and they are thrilled to share it with someone. It's so important not to let go of your indigenous cooking traditions; lose them and you lose part of yourself.
– Peta Mathias (programme publicity)
You don’t need language with food, you know.
– Peta Mathias
While you chew on your centipede, think on this — this might be a glossy showcase put on for tourists but it’s underpinned by reality too. This was the food of the starving — and, for some here, that wasn’t that long ago.
– Peta Mathias (at a night food market)