The young cook Ling Xiao Xiao was determined to become the “first royal chef in the world”, and began to succeed in this dream when she won the appreciation of the prince Zhu Shou Kui and was employed in the delicacy room.
Facing multiple challenges from King Jin, Concubine Li, and the Queen, Ling Xiao Xiao, with the help of the prince, resolved the crisis time and time again by virtue of her superb cooking skills and kindness, winning the confidence of the palace people, as well as the love of prince Zhu Shou Kui.
However, as the future crown princess, the emperor forbade her to approach the kitchen. After a difficult decision, Ling Xiao Xiao ultimately chose not to give up her dreams and left the palace to open a restaurant and continued to be a cook. But what would the prince choose, duty and family or the love of his life?