With the recent release of the hit show It’s a piece of cake ?, the series left fans wanting more for its dynamic competition and superb cooking. It’s an exhilarating show that pushes the boundaries of food, culture and cooking abilities and Netflix is quickly becoming the one-stop-shop for exciting cooking and baking series that have endless audiences.
Baking shows like Nailed it! and The great British pastry fair for cooking shows like Nadiya’s eating time, Netflix has decided to expand its catalog in 2022, with series that are sure to leave its viewers hungry and inspired.
Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream. – Premiere on January 20, 2022
A Netflix docuseries that explores food, culture and nightlife in Asian megacities, Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream. is a staple among cooking shows on Netflix. From exploring cities like Taipei and its oyster omelets to Seoul and its signature fried chicken with local rice wine, audiences are in for a treat.
With the show’s extensive journey through not only the food but also the nightlife of these cities, the viewer feels excitement and elation through everything from the city’s music and cars to its local struggle. Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream offers a fresh take on these well-known Asian cities and all they have to offer.
Heavenly Bites: Mexico – Premiering January 19, 2022
Heavenly Bites: Mexico is six episodes filled with tasty and appetizing creations from the Mexican community and culture. From sweets and meat in beer to deep-fried candy and jelly-filled bread, these Mexican desserts and creations are sure to have viewers talking and trying to recreate them at home.
The Netflix original series premiered on January 19 and serves as a documentary of sorts, delving into how each dessert and food is made and where it started. The series is hosted by Memo Villegas, a renowned Mexican actor and comedian, so his fans will surely be thrilled to see him in his next big business.
MeatEater – Premiering February 2, 2022
Premiering on Netflix on February 2 for its 10th season, meat eater is an exhilarating and fun timepiece for those who love outdoor hunting and food. The show is hosted by Steven Rinella, an outdoorsman, writer, and television personality who hosted the show for over 10 seasons.
The series takes viewers as they hunt things like elk and raccoon, bringing these kills to the table in the form of delicious food and delicacies. Viewers are sure to be educated and treated to insightful commentary along the way.
Is it cake? – Premiere on March 18, 2022
Is it cake? is a fun and exciting baking show where bakers must duplicate real objects, from bowling pins to breakfast foods. The bakers then have to trick the judges as they try to determine which item is the real deal and which is a cake. The baker who completes each challenge walks away with $5,000 and a chance to win a significant amount by the end of the contest.
The series is hosted by the funny Mikey Day and is never short of laughs and a few bad jokes. This is a great watch for viewers who love The great British pastry fair, with some of the baker’s creations obvious enough to be considered baking failures. The show made its first appearance on the streaming giant on March 18 and continues to make a name for itself.
Somebody Feed Phil – Season 5 Premiers May 25, 2022
A gastronomic show that connects culture, food and travel, Somebody Feed Phil gave fans four seasons of insanely delicious content. But the food featured throughout the series isn’t the only thing that keeps viewers coming back to watch this exciting and informative series, with Phil Rosenthal being the show’s true star.
With his charismatic and curious nature, viewers are immersed in a sensational experience made even better by Rosenthal’s enthusiasm and emotion. From tasting fruit and feijoada at Carnival in Rio De Janeiro to tasting smørrebrød and frikadeller in Copenhagen, viewers should be prepared to travel the world and savor culturally diverse dishes from the comfort of their homes.
Iron Chef: Quest For An Iron Legend – Premiering in 2022
Described by Netflix as an “oversized take” on the old fashion-forward culinary competition, Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend will welcome five new Iron Chefs as they compete in endurance and creativity to cultivate delicious culinary dishes. They will compete for the chance to be the first Iron Legend and win a grand prize while they are at it.
The new Netflix series is expected to premiere this year with no specific date announced by Netflix. Many fans of the original series consider it a soothing competition show that is not overtly recognized, however, this new series is sure to be ranked among the best cooking competition shows, like its original counterpart, Iron Chef: America.
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