Season premiere Tuesday, May 30
As temperatures rise outside, Cooking Channel is heating up with a smoking new season of "Man Fire Food," kicking off Tuesday, May 30 (9 p.m. ET). On the 13 half-hour-long episodes, chef Roger Mooking continues his search for the most fascinating ways to cook with flames. From cooking over open fire, to grilling over charcoal, or barbecuing low and slow, to smoking in the pit, he discovers all the inventive ways pitmasters and local chefs create sizzling hot, flavorful dishes.
Fans can get recipes and tips for summer grilling at CookingChannelTV.com/ManFireFood,
and they can watch new digital-only videos to find out where to get the best barbecue in the country. They can share their own grilling tricks online with #ManFireFood.
Trinidadian-born Mooking is no stranger to combining various influences to new and exciting culinary adventures. He is the host and co-creator of his internationally broadcast television series "Everyday Exotic." His award-winning cookbook, based on the show, explores pairing ingredients from all corners of the globe with everyday meals. Mooking co-hosted "Heat Seekers" on Food Network, and was a recurring judge on "Chopped Canada."
He recently opened Twist By Roger Mooking, a restaurant that incorporates global flavors into locally sourced, North American comfort food, making him a third-generation restaurateur. Taking his talents outside of the kitchen, Mooking released his most recent album, "Feedback Acoustic," For this Juno Award-winning recording artist, the music and epicurean world are seamless. One feeds the body, the other the soul; it is all food in all its various forms, he says.