The Mind of a Chef

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A travel-cooking show about the link between food and art, history, nature and science.

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Ed got his start in NYC, but now calls Louisville home and home is where the heart is. He discusses how living and working in Louisville have inspired (more…)
This episode explores a day in the life of chef Magnus Nilsson as he and the staff at Fäviken prepare for a night of service. We follow Magnus from th (more…)
Over generations, preservation techniques developed to help humans cope with the scarcity of the season. The adherence to seasonality at Magnus Nilsso (more…)
What makes bourbon the classic American spirit, and why is it so closely associated with Kentucky? Ed and his band of merry men and women, including w (more…)

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Birds Season 5, Episode 14 Jan 14, 2017 Subscription

We open the birdcage on some of our familiar (and some not so familiar) poultry dishes. Chinese chicken noodle soup and chicken and dumplings make an appearance but also stuffed Faroe Island puffin and duck-on-a-string.

Dessert Season 5, Episode 13 Jan 13, 2017 Subscription

We take a long hard look at the cherry on top of a dining experience. On the menu is burnt miso apple pie the English classic banoffee pie and sorghum ice cream so grab a spoon.

Surf N Turf Season 5, Episode 12 Jan 6, 2017 Subscription

Explore the wet and dry side of our culinary world as Magnus Nilsson dry-ages a steak in kidney fat as long as he possibly can April Bloomfield hallucinates while at a butcher shop and Ed Lee makes a ribeye with eel puree.

LudoBites Season 5, Episode 11 Dec 11, 2016 Subscription

Ludo began his US career cooking at Los Angeles restaurant Bastide but after it closed for renovations he opted not to return and instead chose to do things his way. Borrowing a friend's bakery space Ludo created a unique dining experience in the form of small reservations-only "chef's choice" dinners that became known as LudoBites.

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  • Premiered: November 9, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A travel-cooking show about the link between food and art, history, nature and science. (more)

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