Senior Master Chef Chu lives in a large house in Taipei with his three unmarried daughters, Jia-Jen, a chemistry teacher converted to Christianity, Jia-Chien, an airline executive, and Jia-Ning, a student who also works in a fast food restaurant. Life in the house revolves around the ritual of an elaborate dinner each Sunday, and the love lives of all the family members. Written by
The Ingredients of Life
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Did You Know?
The opening sequence - in which a Sunday lunch is lovingly prepared - took over a week to film. See more
As Chu is downing shots at the last Sunday dinner, he spills some on the collar of his jacket. When he stands up to makes his announcement, the stain is gone. See more
Jia-Chien, your soup...
What's wrong with my soup?
Your soup... I've tasted your soup
Followed by Joyful Reunion
SING YE TO THE LORD
From "Israel in Egypt"
Composed by George Frideric Handel
(as George Fredric Handel)
Performed by The Sine Nomine Singers and Baroque Orchestra
Courtesy of Newport Classical Recordings See more