Bust cooking myths on AFN’s new web series

Beliefs are passed down through generations, including those on preparing and cooking meals.

One popular example is that slicing onions will make you cry – but what if someone showed you a way to prepare a meal with onions without risking getting your tears in the mix?

Join Sarah Huang Benjamin every Wednesday starting September 23 until October 28 to unlearn and debunk cooking myths shared across Asia.

Sarah’s Asian Myths is AFN’s latest web series that debunks some of the most popular cooking myths across the region. Every week, she will be showing viewers how to prepare well-loved dishes without falling for false beliefs or compromising the most important aspect––taste. Some recipes will also take the audience through traditional steps, such as leaving larger chunks in a banana cake to add texture and achieve nostalgic quality akin to having your grandma prepare it.

Among the dishes she will be preparing are banana cake, beef brisket stew, and tendon (tempura don).

The show premieres on Sept. 23, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. New episodes will air every Wednesday at AFN's Facebook Page ( and AFN’s official website.

Topics: Sarah Huang Benjamin , Asian Myths , AFN , cooking myths
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