In this episode, Milk Street highlights the perfect recipes for a wintertime meal. Milk Street cook Matthew Card prepares a hearty fennel-rosemary porchetta, consisting of aromatic herbs and peppery spices. Milk Street cook Erika Bruce shows Christopher Kimball how to make a simple, yet decadent chocolate-hazelnut (gianduja) crostata.
Chef Ming is joined by Chef Matt Louis, known for his Spanish-style tapas using seasonal New England ingredients. Matt cooks up goat meatballs with garlic mustard pesto, local farm feta and sunchoke chips, while Ming whips up surf-n-turf meatballs with his favorite Blue Dragon vinegar fries.
The Season 5 premiere features exquisite cuisine that contrasts classic French ingredients with innovative techniques. Chef Jean-Michel Lorain serves up escargot bonbons and Burgundy roast chicken, while chef Nicolas Isnard prepares classic escargot and quinoa with mustard vinaigrette.