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S2 E1: Home Cooking in Taiwan

Home Cooking In Taiwan

Host Christopher Kimball travels to Taipei, Taiwan, where he learns about the classic flavors and ingredients in Taiwanese cooking from Chuang Pao-hua of the Chung-hua Culinary Teaching Center. Chris also visits the Raohe Street Night Market, one of the oldest in Taipei. Later in the show, Chris meets Kun-Yin Cheng of the Shin Yeh restaurant, where he changes his mind about the pleasures-and pros-of wok cookery. Back at Milk Street, Milk Street cook Matthew Card shows Chris how to make Taiwanese beef noodle soup, and Milk Street cook Josh Mamaclay demonstrates how to make a quick weeknight spicy stir-fried cumin beef (Hunan beef). To end the show, Chris and Milk Street cook Bianca Borges apply the techniques Chris learned in Taipei to make three-cup chicken.

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Taipei Cooking Lesson

In this episode, Christopher Kimball travels to Taipei, Taiwan, where he meets Qin Jia Bing Dian, who teaches him her secret to making the flakiest scallion pancakes. Back at Milk Street, Milk Street cook Lynn Clark shows Chris how to make Taiwanese flaky scallion pancakes at home, and viewers learn how to make Taiwanese five-spice pork with rice (Lu rou fan) with Milk Street cook Matthew Card.

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Weeknight Mexican

Christopher Kimball travels to Mexico City to find new favorite weeknight suppers. He meets with Chef Esmeralda Brinn, who shows him Mexico's version of a meatball. Back in the kitchen, Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart teaches Chris to make Chicken Tinga (Tinga Poblana de Pollo), shredded chicken in a smoky tomato sauce that's an excellent filling for tacos. Then, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark makes Egg-Stuffed Mexican Meatballs with Salsa Roja in a flavorful chipotle sauce.

  • 2020-12-09T02:30:00-08:00
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South African BBQ

In this episode, the team explores the various colors, flavors and textures of South African cooking. Christopher Kimball and Milk Street cook Lynn Clark prepare a bright red piri piri chicken, packed with heat from crushed chilies and slightly sweet undertones. Milk Street cook Matthew Card makes Cape Malay chicken curry, a uniquely South African one-pot dish consisting of a chicken and vibrant vegetables and spices.

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Vegetable Makeovers

In this episode, we make vegetarian dishes with big flavor. Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark shows Chris how to make Persian Jeweled Rice, a saffron and orange rice pilaf studded with cranberries and pistachios. Then, Chris shows us how to avoid watery salads with a fresh and vibrant Persian Tomato and Cucumber Salad, and Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart makes crispy Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini and Lemon. Finally, Milk Street Editorial Director J.M. Hirsch shows us how to make the champagne cocktail French 75.

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Porchetta at Home

In this episode, Milk Street highlights the perfect recipes for a wintertime meal. Milk Street cook Matthew Card prepares a hearty fennel-rosemary porchetta, consisting of aromatic herbs and peppery spices. Milk Street cook Erika Bruce shows Christopher Kimball how to make a simple, yet decadent chocolate-hazelnut (gianduja) crostata. Finally, Milk Street cook Catherine Smart prepares mashed potatoes with caraway-mustard butter using an Indian flavoring technique known as tarka, in which herbs and spices are added to hot butter.

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Middle East Favorites

Christopher Kimball visits Reem Kassis, author of "The Palestinian Table," in the Galilee Valley, where he rolls bulgur maftoul by hand and enjoys a weeknight traybake made with Reem's family spice blend. Back in the kitchen, Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart shows Chris how to make Pearl Couscous with Chicken and Chickpeas, using warm spices and flavorful chicken poaching liquid to cook the couscous. Then, Chris makes the roasted red pepper and walnut dip Muhammara, and Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark prepares a Garlicky Spiced Chicken and Potato Traybake with Pomegranate Molasses.

  • 2020-12-23T02:30:00-08:00
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Chicken from Paris to the Middle East

In this episode, the team learns how to elevate simple chicken recipes by using techniques and flavors from around the world. Milk Street cook Matthew Card shows Christopher Kimball the best technique to spatchcock a chicken. Nimco Mahamud-Hassan stops by Milk Street to teach how to make chicken soup the Somali way-layering flavors, textures and colors. Later, Matthew shows Chris an easy recipe for za'atar-roasted chicken, and finally, they borrow a technique from France to make chicken en cocotte with Milk Street cook Catherine Smart.

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Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

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Vietnamese Every Day

In this episode, we make quick Vietnamese recipes with big flavor. First, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark shows us how to make Vietnamese Caramel Chicken, demonstrating a Vietnamese technique for caramelizing fish sauce and aromatics to meld sweet and savory flavors. Then, Christopher Kimball makes Vietnamese Scallion Sauce, a versatile topping for vegetables, seafood and meat, and Milk Street Cook Josh Mamaclay makes Vietnamese Chicken Curry, with bold lemongrass and ginger flavor.

  • 2020-12-30T02:30:00-08:00
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The Japanese Quick Cook

In this episode, Christopher Kimball continues his travels through Japan. Back at Milk Street, Chris and Milk Street cook Lynn Clark prepare Japanese-style rice with flaked salmon and shiitake mushrooms (sake to kinoko takikomi gohan). To go along with the rice dish, Milk Street cook Catherine Smart whips up Japanese-style salt-pickled radish and red onion (yasai no sokuseki-zuke). And finally, Milk Street cook Rayna Jhaveri shows Chris how to prepare a Tuesday night dinner: yakiudon with pickled ginger.

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