About the Show

Discover the true beauty of America as we explore the rich tapestry of our ethnic cuisines. Hosted by five sets of chefs, Melting Pot presents the traditions, stories and recipes brought to America's shores from the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Latin America, India, Africa and the Caribbean. It's a culinary passport to the rich heritage of our country.

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All Melting Pot Recipes

Mexican Brownies with Canela Whipped Cream


Charlotte Malakoff

Ensalada de Boquerones

Braised Short Ribs in Pasilla Chile Pozole

Fried Crisp Pork with Chile-Peanut Sauce: Carnitas con Salsa Guajillo y Cacahuates

Peppers and Asparagus Frittata

Curried Goat

Fish Stock

Cardamom-Stewed Chickpea and Tomato Ragout

Roasted Beet and Pickled Herring Salad with Mustard Buttermilk Dressing

Potato and Bacon Hash with Bell Peppers

Pan con Tomate (Crusty Bread with Tomato)

Trinidadian Beef Pastelles with Grilled Pineapple and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Braised Lamb Shanks with Roasted Vegetables and Buckwheat (Kasha) Bread

Garbanzo, Pineapple, Panela (or Piloncillo), and Canela Topping

Salmon a la Riberena (Salmon Asturian Style)

Gorditas: Stuffed Pockets of Love

Poppyseed Bread

Tropical Fruit Trifle

Pineapple Crisp