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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Danielle Spencer, pastry chef of Brooklyn’s Win Son Bakery, believes that a 13-inch metal mixing bowl can seriously improve your baking workflow. Danielle extols numerous benefits of this bowl, like its affordable price, its convenient size, and its helpful features like the flat bottom and large surface area. All of […]

Brooklyn bar and restaurant Hunky Dory is determined to function efficiently. Owner Claire Sprouse, who previously tackled issues like water conservation while managing bars in San Francisco, is crazy about working sustainably and is proud of Hunky Dory’s creative initiatives to lighten its environmental impact. From bamboo straws to solar […]

Kelly Fields of Willa Jean in New Orleans makes her mom’s Mississippi Mud Cake, a recipe from her new cookbook “The Good Book of Southern Baking.” This rich and gooey cake comes together with simple ingredients like chocolate chips, pecans, and mini marshmallows, and is best served with a scoop […]

Douglass Williams of MIDA in Boston is ready to share all of his trips, tricks, and techniques for restaurant-quality pizza you can make right in your home kitchen. Douglass takes us through preparing pizza toppings, how to make a fresh pizza dough and sauce, and a clever trick for getting […]

Though Vietnamese and Cajun cuisines share a lot of common ground, it wasn’t until a community of immigrants and refugees came to New Orleans in the 1970s that the flavors fused. Over time, their descendants have begun to experiment and introduce new ideas, from Cajun crawfish to brisket bánh mì […]

The family behind Plant Love House brings Brooklyn, NY three unique restaurants: LOOK, MONDAYOFF, and Noods n’ Chill, all of which serve street-style Thai cuisine that honors the foods they love to eat. Matriarch Manadsanan Sutipayakul is in charge of the cooking, while her three children help run the three […]