“A Bite of China” Promotes Development of Iron Woks
- Release on :2018-3-20
83-year-old Wang Lifang is a blacksmith in Zhangqiu, a district famous for iron wok since the Han Dynasty app 2,200 years ago. Wang has spent all his life here making handmade woks., and he said that it takes 12 different steps to make a Zhangqiu iron woks, which needs to be hammered 36,000 times until it is as clear as a mirror.
Exactly 36,000 times. The iron wok can’t be made by being hammered by one less time. If you don’t treat it seriously, you will not get a good-looking wok.
Wang’s story and his experience of making handmade iron woks was featured in the newest season of A Bite of China of hundreds of millions of viewers.