Amaranth, an edible plant with quinoa-like seeds, has been growing in Mexico for nearly 5,000 years and provides those who eat it with nutrients like protein and amino acids. Despite its adaptability and versatility, many Mexicans overlook its distinct culinary potential. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release […]

Karen Akunowicz, chef & owner of Fox & the Knife in Boston, makes a classic Italian-American comfort food: Baked Ziti. Karen starts by making a tomato sauce with garlic, olive oil, San Marzano tomatoes, and fresh basil. She then cooks penne to al dente perfection before tossing them in a […]

Matty experiences one of Canada’s oldest Jewish communities. Rabbi Bernath, aka “The Hipster Rabbi,” shows Matty around Montreal’s kosher food community. Watch the rest of Season 2 of ‘Dead Set on Life’ here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnPDn1Lb79JFiCpAAz3dCe_9_vPZIN8JZ Watch Season 1 of ‘Dead Set on Life’ here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnPDn1Lb79JFQfaqYzn5ofwQUEfZc2frX This episode originally aired on VICE […]

Winston Miranda is the chef behind Saraba, the only Garifuna food truck in Los Angeles, and one of the only Garifuna restaurants in all of the US. Winston’s passion and pride lies in the cuisine of the Garifuna people, the descendants of Africans and Arawaks originally from the Caribbean island […]

The team behind The Tyger, a brand new Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant in New York City, knew that opening a restaurant is hard work. But opening a new restaurant in the midst of a global pandemic proved to be even harder. Co-owners Jeff and Eddy, who also own NYC’s Chinese Tuxedo, […]

It’s chewy, it’s cheesy, it’s saucy, it’s Detroit-style pizza! Farideh is at home making a barbeque chicken Detroit-style pie, known for its rectangular shape and its lacy cheese crust. Farideh makes a yeasted dough and barbeque sauce from scratch, grills off some juicy chicken thighs, and layers on toppings like […]

Farideh is back in her family’s home kitchen in Maryland and is making not one, but two versions of her beloved crab soup: a traditional, tomato-based Maryland crab soup, and a rich and indulgent cream of crab soup. Both recipes incorporate generous amounts of jumbo lump crab, and Farideh shouts […]

Matty and his best friend and mentor, Master Rang, head to south Vietnam to visit the town where Rang grew up. Matty meets Rang’s family and learns the harrowing story of how Rang came to Canada. Together they explore fish trading, night markets, and Vietnam’s best fish sauce. Watch the […]

For chef Gabriela Cámara, her crispy shrimp tacos are a nod to the pre-quarantine time where you could grab Tacos de Canasta in and around Mexico City’s many sports stadiums. This delicious dish is made alongside a crème fraîche avocado puree, a potato puree, and is paired nicely with Tabasco’s […]

Farideh breaks down how to make the perfect French dip sandwich with an unexpected ingredient — apples. Bonus, Farideh tells us the tale of the two French dip restaurants that started it all. You’re going to learn a lot in this episode. Check out this recipe in full on Munchies: […]

Since you can’t get this fast food treat anymore, here’s a recipe you can use at home: Farideh’s at-home Mexican pizza. This simple but cravable “pizza” is made with deep fried tortillas, spicy ground beef, creamy pureed refried beans, and a copycat enchilada sauce that tastes like the original. Check […]