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Don’t Miss “The Houston Cookbook” On Houston Public Media

From Chicken Tikka Masala to Phở, Houston is a true melting pot of international flavors.

  • Chef David Cordúa chops ingredients for a recipe. (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Chef David Cordúa chops ingredients for a recipe. (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Egusi Soup and Fufu is a common meal in Nigerian households. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Egusi Soup and Fufu is a common meal in Nigerian households. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Nigerian cook Kavachi, her mother Safari and chef David Cordúa eat Egusi Soup and Fufu. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Nigerian cook Kavachi, her mother Safari and chef David Cordúa eat Egusi Soup and Fufu. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Quy Hoang of Blood Bros. BBQ with chef David Cordúa. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Quy Hoang of Blood Bros. BBQ with chef David Cordúa. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Blood-Bros-BBQs-Gochujang-Beef-Belly-Burnt-Ends-and-Korean-Salad (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Blood-Bros-BBQs-Gochujang-Beef-Belly-Burnt-Ends-and-Korean-Salad (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Chef David Cordúa and Ana Beaven, the owner of Cuchara, make Mole Verde. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Chef David Cordúa and Ana Beaven, the owner of Cuchara, make Mole Verde. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Mole Verde with refried beans. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Mole Verde with refried beans. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Chef Kiran Verma and chef David Cordúa work together to make Chicken Tikka Masala. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Chef Kiran Verma and chef David Cordúa work together to make Chicken Tikka Masala. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Chef Kiran Verma of Kiran's, an Indian restaurant at 2925 Richmond Ave. Suite 160, is a semifinalist for Best Chef in Texas in the 2023 James Beard Awards. (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Chef Kiran Verma of Kiran's, an Indian restaurant at 2925 Richmond Ave. Suite 160, is a semifinalist for Best Chef in Texas in the 2023 James Beard Awards. (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • Kim Oanh Vu and her son Tho Lam of Pho-One restaurant, take a break and have some phở. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    Kim Oanh Vu and her son Tho Lam of Pho-One restaurant, take a break and have some phở. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
  • A bowl of a Vietnamese noodle soup called Phở is served at Pho-One restaurant. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)
    A bowl of a Vietnamese noodle soup called Phở is served at Pho-One restaurant. | Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media (Photo Credit: Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media)

This Sunday, Houston Public Media premieres a new television special, The Houston Cookbook.

In this brand-new half-hour program, you join chef David Cordúa on a culinary adventure in the most diverse city in America. Click through the slideshow above to preview featured dishes, including family recipes from chef Kiran Verma, an expert in Indian cuisine, Ana Beaven of the Mexico City bistro Cuchara and much more!

WAYS TO WATCH

Television
Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1:30pm on Houston Public Media TV 8
Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 10pm on Houston Public Media TV 8
Saturday, Dec. 22 at 10am on Houston Public Media TV 8

Streaming
If you have Fire TV, Roku or another digital media service, you can watch the full show via the PBS App.

YouTube
You can watch the full show on our YouTube channel.

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