Spanning almost a hundred years, this rich and evocative true story recounts the lives of three generations of remarkable Chinese women. Their extraordinary journey takes us from the brutal poverty of village life in mainland China, to newly prosperous 1930s Hong Kong and finally to the UK.
Their lives were as dramatic as the times they lived through. Helen Tse's grandmother was forced to work as an amah after the violent murder of her father.
Crossing the ocean from Hong Kong in the 1950s, Lily honed her famous chicken curry recipe. Eventually she opened one of Manchester's earliest Chinese restaurants. But thanks to gambling and the Triads, they lost it. It was up to Helen and her sisters to re-establish their grandmother's dream. Download and start listening now!