Skip to main content
No Passport Required

No Passport Required

Explore the diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven through American culture.

Available to Passport members only
Available to viewers in US and Canada
Play
54m 41s

Boston

TV-PG

Host Marcus Samuelsson goes to the greater Boston area to learn more about Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions. Marcus eats Portuguese chowder with halibut on a fishing boat, visits a Portuguese marketplace where he tries plenty of bacalhau, and later, in a home kitchen, he makes a bacalhau gratin with cheese and potatoes.

Available to Passport members only
Available to viewers in US and Canada
Play
54m 41s

Houston

TV-PG

Host Marcus Samuelsson visits Houston to learn more about food and community in the Nigerian and greater West African diaspora. Centered around the large Nigerian population but also focused on Senegalese, Ghanaian, and other West African cultures, the episode explores how West African immigrants preserve recipes and food traditions and re-contextualize them in the Houston dining scene.

Supported by

KCTS 9 Celebrates 50 Years of PBS on October 5th

Help Fund 50 More! Your early gift will be matched up to $30,000!