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Relish shares stories of cultural heritage in Twin Cities communities through the universal language of food. In each episode, host Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen takes viewers inside the home kitchens of local chefs as they serve up an ingredient or dish that has personal and cultural meaning to them. Viewers learn about and celebrate the diversity of our communities, inspiring them to explore their world in a whole new way. Relish is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.
Relish shares stories of cultural heritage in Twin Cities communities through the universal language of food. In each episode, host Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen takes viewers inside the home kitchens of local chefs as they serve up an ingredient or dish that has personal and cultural meaning to them. Viewers learn about and celebrate the diversity of our communities, inspiring them to explore their world in a whole new way. Relish is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.

Relish: Two Recipes with American Hazelnuts by Beth Dooley

WATCH: Local food lover and cookbook author Beth Dooley takes you from farm to kitchen with the versatile American hazelnut. Chef Yia Vang hosts.  SCROLL...

Relish: Tamales by Gustavo Romero

WATCH: Tamales? Did someone say tamales? Chef Gustavo Romero gives you the inside skinny on how to make Mexican "energy bars," a.k.a tamales. Chef...
Relish: Indian Street Food

Relish: Batata Kachori, a.k.a. Indian Street Food, by Jyotiee Kistner

WATCH: Discover how to make the traditional Indian street food, batata kachori, with Chef Jyotiee Kistner as your guide in the video above. Chef...

Relish: Do Piyaza (Two Onions) by Masooda Sherzad

WATCH: Bring the vibrant flavors of this Afghan dish into your home, compliments of Chef Masooda Sherzad and her daughter Mashal. Chef Yia Vang hosts. SCROLL DOWN...
Chef Yia Vang, Chef Gerard Klass

Relish: A Soul Food Fried Chicken Sandwich by Chef Gerard Klass

 WATCH: Who doesn't need a soul food sandwich in their life? Learn to make the ultimate savory delicacy from Chef Gerard Klass. Chef Yia Vang hosts. SCROLL...

Relish: Poc Chuc by Jorge Guzman

WATCH: Learn to make this Mayan dish that just might be thousands of years old. Chef Yia Vang hosts. SCROLL DOWN FOR POC CHUC RECIPE It...

Relish: Puerto Rican Fricasé de Pollo by Nettie Colón

WATCH: Learn to make this classic Puerto Rican dish cooked with sofrito, a.k.a "the total basis of everything delicious" and served over a bed...

Relish: Salmon on Crispy Rice by John Sugimura

WATCH: Find out how to make Chef John Sugimura's authentic Japanese dish, pro tips on choosing the right cut of fish and how his...

Relish: Grandma’s Pot Roast by Karyn Tomlinson

WATCH: Pot Roast pro tips, recipe origins and how to have fun when your pot roast is cooking from Chef Karyn Tomlinson in the...

Relish: Christina Nguyen’s Vietnamese Banh Khot

When Twin Cities Chef Christina Nguyen and her husband, Birk Grudem, rolled out their food truck in 2011, they were among the first to...