(From CCTV America)
The ties between Mexico and China are not just economic. They’re also cultural and includes Mexico’s food scene.
The appetite for Mexican-Chinese food is growing as fancy restaurants open in Mexico City fueling a boom in Asian eateries. After a year living and studying as a chef in China, Luis Chiu opened a restaurant called “Asian Bay” in a popular neighborhood in Mexico City. (Martin Markovits from CCTV America reports.)
The Chinese influence he brings to his cooking comes from his parents. He also hopes to change the way Mexicans eat Chinese food in the capital city.It’s a fusion of cultures as cooks experiment with Mexican ingredients, things like chilies, jicama and certain cuts of meat. Read more