Waffles + Mochi: Chef’s Share Stories of Family & Food

Once upon a thyme, deep in The Land of Frozen Food, lived two best friends named Waffles and Mochi with one shared dream: to become chefs! The only problem? Everything they cooked was made of ice. When these two taste-buddies are suddenly hired as the freshest employees of a whimsical supermarket, they’re ready for the culinary adventure of a lifetime. With the help of friendly new faces like the supermarket owner, Mrs. Obama, and a magical flying shopping cart as their guide, Waffles and Mochi blast off on global ingredient missions, traveling to kitchens, restaurants, farms and homes all over the world, cooking up recipes with everyday ingredients alongside renowned chefs, home cooks, kids and celebrities.

WAFFLES + MOCHI (L to R) MOCHI, WAFFLES, and JOSÉ ANDRÉS in episode 110 of WAFFLES + MOCHI Cr. TYLER GOLDEN/NETFLIX © 2020

Whether they’re picking potatoes in the Andes of Peru, sampling spices in Italy, or making Miso in Japan, these curious explorers uncover the wonder of food and discover every meal is a chance to make new friends. Waffles + Mochi is an exciting invitation to get kids and grown-ups cooking together in the kitchen and connecting to cultures around the globe.

WAFFLES + MOCHI (L to R) WAFFLES, MOCHI, and SAMIN NOSRAT in episode 101 of WAFFLES + MOCHI. Cr. ADAM ROSE/NETFLIX © 2020

Risen sat down with Chefs Massimo Bottura, Samin Nosrat, and Jose Andres to talk family, food and global flavors.

Waffles +Mochi streams on Netflix March 16

WAFFLES + MOCHI (L to R) MASSIMO BOTTURA and WAFFLES in episode 105 of WAFFLES + MOCHI Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020

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