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How To Make Piri Piri Chicken With Aaron Crowder of Cervo’s

Aaron Crowder of Cervo’s in Manhattan’s Lower East Side makes piri piri chicken, a slightly spicy, classic Portuguese dish, in the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen. He uses fresh, pickled, and fermented piri piri chili peppers, as well as tomato paste, to achieve the perfect ratio of heat to tang. Deboning the chicken results in a more evenly cooked bird, and a side of homemade aioli and fries rounds out the dish. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43jkyq/piri-piri-chicken-recipeSubscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our…

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Cooking the Lost History of Pan African Cuisine with Japanese Breakfast & JJ Johnson

In this episode of Close To Home, Michelle sits down with J.J. Johnson, the James Beard award-winning chef of Henry at Life Hotel in NYC, to talk about the African diaspora’s effects on global cuisine. J.J. makes food through a Pan-African lens, bringing together centuries of unwritten cultural interactions from all over the world on a single table. In this series, Michelle Zauner, an author and the singer of Japanese Breakfast, explores the results of migration on cuisine, and the personal experiences and community that are tied into the merging…

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