Saturday, April 30, 2011

Poh's Kitchen coming your way


Meet Poh Ling Yeow, artist ingénue and now TV personality chef with a passion for unique, experimental flavours that taste great! Join Poh and her chef friends on TLC’s brand new series POH’S KITCHEN as she whips up original recipes, and explores the culture and tradition behind some of the world's favourite dishes. Poh also embarks on a journey to discover her Malaysian roots, tracing her family ties and sharing time-honoured family cooking secrets. POH’S KITCHEN premieres every Monday at 1900 hrs (7:00 pm SIN/HK). Encores the following Mondays at 1300 hrs (1:00 pm SIN/HK).

Poh Ling Yeow was born in Malaysia and she spent much of her childhood in Kuala Lumpur. Her family then migrated to South Australia, where she now lives and works.

For Poh, cooking is all about nurturing and sharing, and she loves inviting friends into her kitchen to play, experiment, and help her refine her unique cooking style. Catch the enigmatic Poh as she injects a personal twist into some of the world’s most popular dishes, and exchanges recipes and tips with famous chefs such as Neil Perry, David Thompson, and Emmanuel Mollois.

Poh has always sought to explore notions of belonging and origin, and her interest in cooking sparked her desire to reconcile her heritage with her Western identity. Later in the series, Poh heads off overseas - to Malaysia on a three week trip to find out more about her lineage and the traditional dishes that come from Malaysia.

With a pinch of curiosity, a splash of audacity, and a whole lot of laughter on the side, step into POH’S KITCHEN and awaken your tastebuds to a plethora of flavours and ideas.

About TLC
TLC, one of the fastest-growing lifestyle channels in the United States, is a new global lifestyle channel featuring inspiring lifestyle and factual entertainment focused on travel, food, the environment, home improvement and gripping human interest stories. By first quarter of 2011, the international TLC offering will be available in more than 75 markets, reaching more than 100 million households outside the United States, making it the most widely distributed lifestyle channel brand in pay-TV. Launched in Asia Pacific on September 1, 2010, TLC is currently distributed to more than 133 million subscribers in the region.

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 180 countries.  Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Science and Discovery HD, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including In Asia Pacific, seven Discovery brands reach 508 million cumulative subscribers in 32 countries with programming customized in 13 languages.

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