You know when you’re too lazy to go to an event you’re invited to? But then you remember all the amazing food that they will be serving? Suddenly your planner’s updated, you finally showered after just lazing around all day, and before you know it, you’re ready to head out. You can’t deny that Malaysians are quick to be involved in anything and everything when it comes to food, it’s an instant seller for us.
If you love to flip the pan in the kitchen and is constantly looking for inspiration from around the world, why not give food documentaries a try? Whether you want to know more about the food itself or the people who make the food, Netflix boasts a drool-worthy selection of shows that will whet your appetite and inspire the chef in you.
Explore the culinary world from the comfort of your own home with some of these stellar food documentaries. Besides making you salivate, these documentaries are sure to bring you a taste of good from all around the world.
Scroll down and check out seven food documentaries from Netflix for all you foodies out there:
Japanese pizza, Viet-Cajun crawfish, barbeque tacos; the plates aren’t always pretty but the flavours are off the charts. Star chef David Chang leads friends on a mouth-watering, cross-cultural hunt for the world’s most satisfying grub. Each episode highlights one dish or concept, and explores how it is made in different regions and how it evolves.
Cooks who try new things and shake up norms live on the culinary cutting edge. Produced and narrated by Anthony Bourdain, watch as he explores the creative process of international celebrity chefs to learn what fuels their culinary artistry. If you’re food obsessed (aren’t we all?) then this one is for you.
Described as gifted, unique, and visionary, this Emmy-nominated series show culinary stars around the world who are redefining gourmet food with innovative dishes and tantalizing desserts. When these elite chefs step into the kitchen, they don’t see rules, they see possibilities. Perhaps one day we can get a taste of what they can serve up, but for now, seeing ’em work is enough to satisfy us.
The clock is ticking for these talented home cooks, and it’s time to create a masterpiece… again! Dessert wizard Adriano Zumbo looks for the next “Willy Wonka” in this tense competition that finds skilled amateurs competing for a $100000 prize. Beware! Your sweet tooth will ache for something deliciously sweet by the end of the show.
Phil Rosenthol is ready to sample a world of flavours as he travels the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture of Bangkok, Lisbon, Mexico City and more. This show is super relatable as Phil is SUPRISE – not a chef. Turns out it’s much more fun to watch a passionate amateur who is continually delighted by new people, flavours and ingredients, than it is to watch a world-weary chef mansplain his way around the globe.
No spot on the planet he won’t explore; no food he won’t eat. A show that feels like the world’s greatest tasting menu. Here’s for all the broke wander-lusters! There’s nothing more soul-soothing (and envy inducing) than a good travel show with amazing food to accompany it.
Let’s admit it, you can travel all you want in search of amazing food, but home cooked meals are still the heartiest and the best. In this unscripted series, families passionate about food serve up their most delicious dishes for the chance to be crowned Britain’s best home cooks.
Before you click play on any of these shows, prep some good food for you to binge on while watching. Cause if you don’t, it’ll just be torture looking at all these delicious food on screen!
Watch on Netflix by clicking here.