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.

Most Popular Recipes

All Melting Pot Recipes

Vine-ripe Tomato Salad with Queso Fresco, Cilantro, and Serrano

Country-Baked Ham with Bourbon Molasses Glaze

Peach Cobbler

Seviche de Camaron y Pulpo: Shrimp and Octopus Seviche

Warm Chocolate Cake a la Kiev

Egg "Barley": Farfel

Halvah Whipped Cream with Armenian Arak Coffee

Roasted Poblano and Coconut Salsa

Reuben Quesadillas

Italian Wedding Cookies

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

Roasted Peppers

Dominican Chicken Lollipops: Chicharron de Pollo

Faranaci (Risotto with Chicken and Mushrooms)

Yuca with Garlic-Citrus Sauce: Yucca con Mojo

Caviar Stuffed Eggs

Saffron and Preserved Lemon Scented Shrimp Rice Pilaf

Egyptian Lentils and Rice (Koushry)

Whole Spiny Lobsters Split and Stuffed with Hearts of Palm Slaw

Oil and Vinegar Bass in a Pouch

Agua Fresca de Pepino: Cold Cucumber Drink