Season 1: Relish

Relish shares stories of cultural heritage in Twin Cities communities through the universal language of food. In each episode, host Yia Vang (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 in a whole new way.

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Christina Nguyen's Banh Khot

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Relish: Christina Nguyen's Banh Khot

Chef Christina Nguyen prepares one of her favorite Vietnamese snacks, Banh Khot.

Relish: Christina Nguyen's Banh Khot

Video thumbnail: Relish Christina Nguyen's Nuoc Cham

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Christina Nguyen's Nuoc Cham

Chef Christina Nguyen demonstrates how to make the popular Vietnamese sauce Nuoc Cham.

Christina Nguyen's Nuoc Cham

Video thumbnail: Relish Marla Jadoonanan's Dhalpourie Roti

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Marla Jadoonanan's Dhalpourie Roti

A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Marla Jadoonanan shares her recipe for Dhalpuri Roti.

Marla Jadoonanan's Dhalpourie Roti

Video thumbnail: Relish Chef Marla Jadoonanan's Jerk Chicken

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Chef Marla Jadoonanan's Jerk Chicken

Chef Marla Jadoonanan brings a taste of the Caribbean to Minnesota with her jerk chicken.

Chef Marla Jadoonanan's Jerk Chicken

Video thumbnail: Relish Hassan Ziadi's Walleye Tagine

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Hassan Ziadi's Walleye Tagine

Chef Yia Vang visits chef Hassan Ziadi who is cooking up a Moroccan tagine.

Hassan Ziadi's Walleye Tagine

Video thumbnail: Relish Justin Sutherland's Sukiyaki

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Justin Sutherland's Sukiyaki

Justin Sutherland cooks up his grandmother's sukiyaki.

Justin Sutherland's Sukiyaki

Video thumbnail: Relish Raghavan Iyer cooks Smoky Yellow Split Peas

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Raghavan Iyer cooks Smoky Yellow Split Peas

Chef Raghavan Iyer cooks a family favorite Southeast Indian curry.

Raghavan Iyer cooks Smoky Yellow Split Peas

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Norwegian Waffles and the Culture of Koselig

Stine Aasland brings the Norwegian culture of koselig to Minnesota through waffles.

Norwegian Waffles and the Culture of Koselig

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Jamal Hashi's Gedo Masala

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Relish: Jamal Hashi's Gedo Masala

Chef JamalHashi Toasts whole spices in the Somali-style masala he calls Gedo Masala.

Relish: Jamal Hashi's Gedo Masala

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Black-Eyed Pea Banana Pudding

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Relish: Black-Eyed Pea Banana Pudding

Chef Lachelle Cunningham turns soul food favorite banana pudding on its head.

Relish: Black-Eyed Pea Banana Pudding

Video thumbnail: Relish Brian Yazzie's Three Sisters Dish

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Brian Yazzie's Three Sisters Dish

Chef Brian Yazzie explains the traditional Native dish Three Sisters.

Brian Yazzie's Three Sisters Dish

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Ann Ahmed's Sticky Rice

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Relish: Ann Ahmed's Sticky Rice

Ann Ahmed explains the importance of sticky rice in Laotian culture and in her own home.

Relish: Ann Ahmed's Sticky Rice

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Heirloom Maize with Jose Alarcon

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Relish: Heirloom Maize with Jose Alarcon

Chef Jose Alarcon makes tetelas and explains the importance of corn in Mexican cuisine.

Relish: Heirloom Maize with Jose Alarcon

Video thumbnail: Relish Relish: Pang Vang's Hmong-style Steam Buns

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Relish: Pang Vang's Hmong-style Steam Buns

Chef Yia Vang and mom Pang Vang make Pang's Hmong-style pork steam buns.

Relish: Pang Vang's Hmong-style Steam Buns