(Silver Spring, MD) September 16, 2021 - Just in time for Latinx Heritage Month, CLEO TV will air CULTURE KITCHEN, a fun, upbeat lifestyle show hosted by popular Chef Bren Herrera on Saturday, September 18 at 9 P.M. ET/8C. With an infectious personality and Afro-Latina flair, D.C.-native Bren Herrera delights with her bright, flavorful recipes, and stories from her travels abroad.
On this week's episode, Chef Herrera takes viewers from Argentina to Puerto Rico with these flavor-filled dishes. Herrera expresses her love for a properly cooked steak by preparing a perfectly cooked Churrasco With Chimichurri Sauce. The bold, Argentinian flavors along with the grill-seared steak makes for a delectable dish that will not disappoint! To complement her main course, Chef Bren puts her spin on a Spanish food staple, Lobster and Shrimp Mofongo, along with Grilled Eggplant with Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce. Add a glass of red wine and dinner is served!
Herrera is an award-winning celebrity chef, TV personality, entrepreneur, actress, author with an infectious ability to curate and tell stories that matter. Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Washington, D.C. she fell in love with cooking at a young age as her Mom introduced her to the art of pressure cooking. After leaving a lofty career in law, Herrera turned to cooking as her way to celebrate her Afro-Cuban roots but also to entertain through dynamic experiences. In her very soulful kitchen, she combine’s Cuba’s vibrant plate, seeded in African, European, and Spanish culture and cuisine, with modern flavors and textures, to create memorable and smart dishes. She is the pressure-cooking Queen whose philosophy is to save time and energy so that you can spend precious time with your loved ones without sacrificing flavor and nutrition.
CULTURE KITCHEN is produced by Powerhouse Productions with co-owners Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead as Executive Producers. For TV One, Jason Ryan is the Executive Producer in Charge of Production and Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.