Senior video producer Guillermo Riveros is cooking up Colombian dishes while social distancing as a way to find comfort during these difficult times through dishes that remind him of his family and home. Here he shows us how to make an extra cheesy version of traditional white arepas and a super easy sauce to eat them with called hogao.
In this episode of Kitchen Essentials, we visit the amazing Einat Admony, owner and head chef of Balaboosta, Kish-Kash and the Taïm chain in NYC. Einat is an expert on all things couscous - to the point that the entire menu at her former restaurant, Kish-Kash, to the Moroccan preparation of these delicious semolina pearls. She talks us through her favorite, and ultimately essential tools, that she uses in the kitchen to make delicious couscous-centric creations. Everything from her favorite brand of semolina, to a kish-kash (Moroccan sieve specifically used to make the beads), a double boiler, a spray bottle, and an ancient cooking tool that is making a comeback, called spurtle. Watch to learn how Einat makes couscous by hand, and why these are her essential tools.
Fans of the CW’s Supernatural will recognize Misha Collins as the angel Castiel, but in his newest role as cookbook author, Collins and his wife, journalist and historian Vicki Collins, help families become mealtime adventurers. The aim is to foster lifelong positive relationships for children with cooking and eating real food.
Guillermo joined forces with TV Guide's Keisha Hatchett, and taking a literal page from Misha's book, set up an Inventor's Pizza Party to make some Supernatural-inspired mini pizzas with the actor. Get the recipes and buy Misha's book! Very special thanks to our friends at ICC (The International Culinary Center) for hosting us - and if you're in NYC check out their one-day pizza class!
Nasi Lemak is the de facto national dish of Malaysia. Traditionally eaten for breakfast, it might seem like a simple dish. But don't be fooled, this is a flavor bomb. Guillermo visits chef Kyo Pang, at her restaurant Kopitiam in the Lower East Side of Manhattan to learn how to make this Baba Nyonya-staple. It's a fragrant, spicy and sweet delicacy — and even inspired its own Google Doodle. Are you ready to shake up your morning routine?
In this episode Guillermo visits Kings County Distillery, New York City’s oldest distillery after prohibition (opened 2010). While Head Distiller and co-owner Colin Spoelman gives a tour of the 119-year-old facility, they talk about the illegal origins of the spirit, bringing Kentucky moonshine to Brooklyn, and how to make it in a DIY distiller set up.
Award-winning chef, restauranteur (Anissa, Rickshaw) and cookbook author Anita Lo joins us for the latest edition of Chowhound's Table to Talk to dish about her book SOLO: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One along with her philosophy around solo cooking. Lo also shares the food parts you should definitely stop throwing out, her new favorite food cities, and how being an LGBTQ chef has changed since she first picked up the knives.