Who does not love food? While there are food lovers and foodies all around the globe, there are those who are also cooking enthusiasts, willing to learn new cuisines and create a myriad of varied delicacies as well. Learning about something is always thrilling, and then there is nothing like knowing new things about something you love. And now, food shows are on a roll. It has been ages since these programs first featured on TV and yet, they are still successful. Moreover, currently, given the digital era and Netflix revolution, we have even more of these titles in store for you. From reality TV to online series, cooking shows are everywhere! There are quite a few food docu-series, apart from food fiction, competition, and documentaries, to watch. So with all that said now, here’s the list of really good food shows on Netflix that are available to stream right now.
15. The Great British Bake Off (2010)
‘The Great British Bake Off’ showcases participants who feature in a low-key competition. However, you would still have the pleasure of enjoying and watching this series. With much less drama, each episode manages to get us excited. There is no rivalry and absolutely no enmity. Hosted by comedians themselves, Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding, along with a panel of judges in each chapter, the show puts the contestants through three baking rounds and technical challenges all throughout its runtime. And for sure, the delicious recipes and mind-blowing presentations shall definitely make you hungry (if that’s what you wanted!)
14. Chef’s Table (2015)
Who does not know about this show when you are an in-house, experimental cook? Each episode in ‘Chef’s Table’, a Netflix Original documentary, features a renowned chef. Every season has around four to six episodes, which makes us sit at the edge of our seats, in anticipation of the end results. It profiles fine chefs and restaurants and you get to see their signature dishes. Now, what’s new here is the way the final meals appear for an audience like us. They are literally some of the finest pieces of art. Their gorgeous looks can make you awestruck and shall compel you to virtually taste their flavors. A spin-off of this show, named Chef’s Table: France, had also been released in 2016.
13. Great British Menu (2006)
This is one of the longest-running cooking shows in television history. With over 13 seasons and 500 episodes, ‘Great British Menu’ is a real treat to watch. The BBC television series features top chefs who compete with each other to cook one course of a four-course banquet. This show is judged by a panel of acclaimed chefs who taste the dishes themselves and award marks out of 10. It has one season featured every year since its release and hence, is an ideal option to binge-watch at a go. Then why wait? Start now and keep your ingredients ready!
12. The Mind of a Chef (2012)
‘The Mind of a Chef’ is a cooking non-fiction show that combines science and history together in its format and narration. It is an amalgamation of cooking methodologies, knowledge, documented records about old recipes, and travel, with each season featuring a new chef or chefs. This show not only highlights the culinary skills of experts and varieties of diverse dishes all around the globe but also talks about the beliefs, love, and philosophies behind popular regional delicacies. It digs into life experiences and passion. The show recreates famous pioneering recipes and takes us on a journey through different food habits and cultures across the world, combined with the personal experiences of the narrator or host.