Family, food, culture and history; these are the essence of Real Food Real Kitchens, a cooking series that goes into the real kitchens of everyday people and explores one of their most cherished traditional family dishes.

Real Food Real Kitchens tells the intimate story of a person, their family, and their culture and how food creates an emotional bond that connects them all together.

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Verlasso Salmon with Quinoa Salad at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

We love trying traditional dishes from all over the world! That is why we love when the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival comes around each year... we get a worldly taste experience all month long. We have compiled several recipes for dishes that are being served at this years festival. You can find this Verlasso Salmon dish in the Patagonia Marketplace. It is AMAZING!

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The 2014 Epcot Food & Wine Festival - Adventures in Deliciousness

The 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival kicked open its doors this year on September 19th (through November 10th) in it's ever grand style filled with delicious foods and drinks from all over the world. Whether you are a foodie like us that try to eat each and every morsel for a day of flavorful fun or like others who prefer to drink their way around the world... there's always something for everyone, and this years festival will not disappoint!

SAVE THE DATE - Real Food Real Kitchens Opens the 2014 Melbourne Independent Film Festival October 10th

For the third year in a row, Real Food Real Kitchens will be opening the Melbourne Independent Film Festival with an all new Indian themed episode. The screening will be followed by a tasting reception where guests will get to sample the food prepared in the episode. 

New York City Wine and Food Festival is near!

The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is gearing up to once again pay homage to one of the greatest dining cities in the world while fighting to end hunger! Taking place all over New York City October 16th - 19th, it is quite possibly the best food festival each year. Real Food Real Kitchens will be there this year in full swing covering as much deliciousness as we can... We can't wait!


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Episode Guide

Real Food Real Kitchens
Holiday Special

A Real Food Real Kitchens Holiday Special. This episode is only available on the Real Food Real Kitchens website as a special ‘Thank You’ to our viewers!

English Chicken Divan Recipe

Grant fires up his kitchen with his English Mother cooking a chicken divan recipe she made for him when they used to live in Wimbledon. Grant then shows off his own culinary skills preparing a steak au poivre with scalloped potatoes.

Thai Fusion Recipe

Matt grew up in West Africa where seafood was abundant and then spent time in his college years traveling through Thailand. These two influences and his Chef-Step-Mother spawned this creation, lime chili calamari, amazing!

New England Comfort Food Recipe

Kevin and Mark brought in traditional recipes from each other and their families. Kevin’s stuffed pork chops were a staple comfort food in his home growing up and Mark’s cauliflower bites were his Mothers way of tricking him in to eating his vegetables.

Italian Beef Braciolo & Manicotti Recipe

Bill’s parents owned their own restaurant when he was growing up which sparked his interest in cooking. He hits the kitchen with his Mom to cook cheese filled crepe manicotti and beef braciole, two staple Italian dishes.

Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

Lucia prepared a traditional Brazilian Peixada for Real Food Real Kitchens. Peixada is a type of hearty fish stew filled with vegetables and spices.

Jamaican Oxtails Recipe

Kimbelyn and her Mother make a traditional Jamaican dish, Oxtails. They serve it up with peas and rice and fried plantains.

Polish Beef Stew Recipe

After emigrating from Poland to the US when Joanna was a young girl, her Father taught her how to make this traditional Polish beef stew with their own family twist. Her Father joins her in the kitchen as they prepare a pot for the family.

Vegan Indian/French Fusion Ratatouille Recipe

Cindy puts her own vegan twist on a recipe that draws influence from the West Indian side of her family and French food that she loves. Her tomato based vegan ratatouille is one her friends love and regularly prepare for get togethers and dinner parties.

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

Quan shares a recipe he learned from his Vietnamese Aunt. Goi Cuon, a spring roll filled with fried fish, boiled shrimp, and served with a peanut sauce.

Mexican Molcajete Recipe

Our guest Judith and her daughter Judy make a traditional Mexican Molcajete that was passed down from Judith’s Mother.

New Orleans BBQ

Newly Weds Chris & Crystal have started their own family tradition which includes Chris’ Cola Q Bar-B-Q sauce and Crystal’s Grandmothers sweet potato pie.

New England Seafood Bake

The Foley Family shares their spin on a traditional seafood bake, a recipe a close family friend taught them.

Southern Sunday Dinner Recipe

On the Menu: Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Blackberry Cobbler, Home Made Biscuits, Deviled Eggs, Field Peas, and Sweet Iced Tea.