Reclaiming Your Roots with Padma Lakshmi and Uzo Orimalade


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Even the most experienced homecooks can feel intimidated when it comes to recreating a prized recipe from their heritage, or that of others. On this week’s episode of Homemade, to discuss this struggle and how to overcome it, are two women who have championed their own roots in the kitchen, and thus, have inspired millions: First, host Sabrina Medora checks in with Nigerian chef and Allrecipes Allstar Uzo Orimalade, as the pair chat about African cooking and Uzo’s hunger to always learn more. Then, Top Chef and Taste the Nation host Padma Lakshmi visits to talk about how her new children’s book Tomatoes For Neela was created specifically to inform her daughter about her Indian culinary heritage.

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