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15 Great Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is May 8, 2022. I’m always a little hesitant to celebrate moms by giving them kitchen stuff. The last thing a mom needs, especially on Mother’s Day, is feeling compelled to be in service to others. Most moms do that all day, every day. I think some of the best gifts are ones…

Andrew Zimmern's Recipe for Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Mother’s Day Recipes

Mother’s Day Menu Ideas Food is the best gift you can give on Mother’s Day. A meal made in your own kitchen with love is even better. From morning to midnight, breakfast to dessert, here are 10 sure fire ways to celebrate the mothers in your life.   Salad with Poached Eggs & Bacon Vinaigrette It’s…  Read More

Pre-Order Andrew Zimmern’s New Book: AZ and the Lost City of Ophir

AZ and the Lost City of Ophir Twelve-year-old AZ dreams of becoming the world’s greatest explorer. Instead, he’s stuck in summer school with just Odd Uncle Arthur for company. Little does AZ know that this summer will be his most thrilling—and dangerous—adventure yet. After a time-traveling mishap, AZ finds himself in Ophir, a lost city…  Read More

My Best Recipes for a Father’s Day Grill Out

Recipes for a Father’s Day Grill Out Being a father is my life’s greatest joy. Parenthood is the best gift of all, and spending time by the grill or in the kitchen teaching my son the ropes is my favorite way to spend Father’s Day. Here are 10 recipes to inspire you to fire up…  Read More

All New Bizarre Foods Premieres Tuesday on Travel Channel

Bizarre Foods Season Premiere January 23 9|8c on Travel Channel From the North Woods of the fabled Paul Bunyan to the Mexico City of the Aztecs, this is one of the most exciting seasons of Bizarre Foods we’ve ever made. I’m revealing the food and stories behind notable characters, cultures and mythology, both here in the…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern's recipe for seasoned breadcrumbs

Andrew Zimmern Cooks: Seasoned Bread Crumbs

Lemon, Garlic & Herb Bread Crumbs By Andrew Zimmern After spending time cooking and eating in Sicily many years ago, I started keeping bread crumbs around the house for use on salads, vegetables, scrambled eggs and pasta. I think learning how to make fresh, homemade bread crumbs will transform your food life. Great food is…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Cooks: How to Truss a Chicken

How to Truss a Chicken My digital series, AZ Cooks, is all about culinary literacy. I want to give you the tips, techniques and recipes you need to become a better cook—from demystifying essential dishes from cultures around the globe to teaching basic methods for peeling, chopping and preparing everyday ingredients. Learning to truss a…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Cooks: Corn Huitlacoche

What is Huitlacoche? Easy to identify from its grey kernels, huitlacoche is a fungal mold that grows on corn. Often called corn smut or Mexican truffle, it’s considered a delicacy with its uniquely sweet, earthy, funky, antique corn flavor. Use the huitlacoche to season soups, saute it with vegetables, stuff it in a quesadilla or…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Travels to the Heart of Cajun Country on Bizarre Foods

Tune in for Bizarre Foods: Cajun Country Aug. 15 at 9|8c on Travel Channel On this episode of Bizarre Foods, I’m traversing the heart of Acadiana, an untouched bastion of American history where centuries-old traditions remain a way of life. A region of swamps, bayous and gulf coast marshes, people in Cajun country still live…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Floats Down the Mississippi on Bizarre Foods

Tune in for Bizarre Foods: The Magnificent Mississippi River Aug. 8 at 9|8c on Travel Channel On this episode of Bizarre Foods, I had the pleasure of traveling from Memphis to Natchez by boat, and got a real taste of life on the Mississippi. This majestic river is a refuge for a slower-paced, nature-based way of…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Explores Cowboy Life in Texas on Bizarre Foods

Bizarre Foods Season Premiere Tuesday July 25, 9|8c on Travel Channel On the season premiere of Bizarre Foods, I’m headed to Texas to explore American cowboy life, past and present. The cowboy is the last great American icon, a romantic, rugged symbol of our frontier past. Camping along the Chisholm trail—the storied bovine highway that…  Read More

Steak au Poivre

6 Romantic Valentine’s Day Menus

Impressive Valentine’s Day Recipes A love of good food is universal, it’s what connects us all… trust me, I’ve spent a lifetime trying to prove this very point. So this Valentine’s Day, skip the dinner reservations at a fancy restaurant and practice the art of seduction from the comforts of your own kitchen. Here are…  Read More

Pot Roast

Andrew Zimmern’s Chrismukkah Guide

How to Win Chrismukkah This Year No matter what holiday you celebrate, I’m sure we can all agree that food is what ties the season together. At my house, the kitchen smells of fabulous food from Hanukkah to New Years, whether it’s roasted duck or fruit cake. It’s the best time of the year. I’ve made…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Bucket List

Andrew Zimmern’s Bucket List Back-to-Back Episodes Tuesday September 27 9|8c on Travel Channel. I’ve devoted a lifetime to gathering the best food experiences all over the world. From iconic restaurants to off-the-beaten-path markets and shops, I’m adding to my bucket list everywhere I go. In my new show, I’m sharing my personal ‘best of’ list for anyone whose…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Top Picks for Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the most beautifully complex cities in the world. Its ability to teach a traveler the lessons of life make it one of my favorite destinations. I’ve been about 20 times and just when I think I’ve figured it out, I realize I don’t know a thing about it. The song says,…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 Happy Holidays! Andrew & Molly share their favorite gift ideas for the food and travel lovers in your life. Plus, Molly’s bathroom prank and they give the Icarus Award to a man claiming to have cured alcoholism. Molly’s Gift Guides Food Nerd Edition>>> Book Worm & Movie Buff Edition>>> Watch: Icarus Award…  Read More

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10 Great Gifts for Dads That Love Food

Father’s Day is June 19, 2022. What does a dad want for Father’s Day? Good food and quality time with the people I love most. It’s that simple. I’m the kind of guy who loves doing the cooking for any occasion, and Father’s Day is no exception. With that in mind, I’ve highlighted some food-centric…

Intuitive Content

Intuitive Content As the CEO of Intuitive Content, Andrew Zimmern leads a company of industry veterans to develop and produce dynamic original television and broadcast specials, while partnering with some of the world’s biggest companies to create brand-driven series and web content. Our expertise and focus is creating entertainment around captivating human narrative, food, lifestyle…

Andrew Zimmern Recipe Flor de Ginger

Flor De Ginger Cocktail

By Andrew Zimmern The homemade ginger beer will change your life, and is delicious all on its own.

The Farmed Fish Dilemma Solved

Like so many other food professionals, I’ve been cooking since I was a little kid tugging at my grandmother’s apron strings. I learned food prep basics sitting in her teeny West End Avenue apartment kitchen on weekends as a young boy. I cooked with my mom and dad every chance I could, and I treasured…  Read More

Bio

About Andrew Zimmern Andrew Zimmern is an Emmy-winning and four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and social justice advocate. As the creator, executive producer and host of the Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food and Emmy-winning The Zimmern List, he has devoted his life to exploring and promoting cultural acceptance, tolerance and understanding through food. In…

Books

Alliance of World Explorers, Volume One AZ and the Lost City of Ophir Winner of the Gold IPPY in Juvenile Fiction! Twelve-year-old AZ dreams of becoming the world’s greatest explorer. Instead, he’s stuck in summer school with just Odd Uncle Arthur for company. Little does AZ know that this summer will be his most thrilling—and…

A Tribute to Anthony Bourdain

Tony was a man of contradictions. His work from almost two decades ago inspired a rogue-ish bro culture in the chef world that in the past few years he came to revile and worked hard to repudiate. He told me almost 13 years ago that television was the “most vile mistress,” but he refined the…  Read More

My Year in Review

“I would like to say that what I fear are the challenges that stand in front of me, when in reality what I fear is the cowardice that lays within me.” – Craig Lounsbrough 2017 was a crazy year for me filled with ups and downs, mistakes made, tragedies big and small, successes and disappointments,…  Read More

Minnesotans Take a Spectacular Seat at the Winter Table

The Great Northern is an annual celebration of Minnesota’s most iconic season—but you already know that. What’s so exciting about this year’s festival is the food component, and none are more tantalizing than the debut of the Winter Table. As part of the 10 day festival of outdoor food, arts, and activity, The Bachelor Farmer and Spoon…  Read More

Berlin’s Best Cheap Eats

Where to Eat Doner Kebabs & Burgers in Kreuzberg No neighborhood exemplifies a city transformed quite like Kreuzberg. Located in the heart of Berlin and formerly surrounded on three sides by the Berlin Wall, this area was once one of city’s poorest and known to attract artists, punks, squatters and immigrants. Today, it’s one of…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern's Frittata Rustica

18 Ways to Make Mom Happy

Mother’s Day Menu Ideas Food is the best gift you can give on Mother’s Day. A meal made in your own kitchen with love is even better. From morning to midnight, breakfast to dessert, here are 18 sure fire ways to celebrate the mothers in your life. Go ahead, give her what she’s craving, whether it’s…  Read More

City of Gold

City of Gold Premiering in Minneapolis this Friday, the documentary City of Gold explores Los Angeles through acclaimed restaurant critic Jonathon Gold’s eyes. Gold changed the world of food writing. Over the past couple decades, he’s made it a point to seek out extraordinary food in ordinary places. By uncovering and writing about restaurants that…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern's recipe for black beans

Black Beans

Black Beans Are Magical By Andrew Zimmern And no, I don’t mean in ‘that way’ at all. Beans are the healthiest and most nutritional protein option on earth. The communities around the world that eat a lot of beans, legumes and farinaceous foods live longer and happier than they do in other communities. Just check…  Read More

Taste Atlas: Johannesburg

Devour Johannesburg A lively and diverse city, Johannesburg—known by locals as Jozi, Jo’Burg or Joeys—is the largest city in South Africa. With a history chock full of crime and decay, the city’s future is heading in a different direction. An influx of creative energy has tourists eager to visit and the city is coming back…  Read More