Kelis is to co-host a brand new cooking competition on Netflix that can see skilled cooks battle it out to make culinary masterpieces utilizing hashish as an ingredient.

The ‘Milkshake’ singer will probably be joined by Portland-based chef Leather Storrs for the brand new collection, which airs on April 20 (4/20, in fact!) and runs for six episodes.

During every episode, three cooks will work in opposition to the clock to create a three-course meal based mostly round themes that vary from world delicacies to futurist food.


The winner of every episode luggage $10,000 prize cash. A distinct group of dinner company get to pattern every course and provides their opinions, which in fact feeds into the ultimate choice on the winner.

Kelis to host food competition show ‘Cooked with Cannabis’ on Netflix - EpicNews

According to Food & Wine, the primary season’s visitor record contains former discuss show host Ricki Lake, actress Mary Lynn Rajskub, and rappers Too $hort and El-P.

“Cooked with Cannabis is a show where weed is a seasoning rather than the reason. It’s granular, educational, heartfelt and smart,” Storrs instructed the publication.

“The contestants had personal and romantic relationships with the herb and they knew its intricacies: medically, chemically, spiritually and as an intoxicant. Further, there was a real sense of community and camaraderie.”


Kelis mentioned that the prospect to work on the show “kind of came to [her],” however she was stunned by how a lot of an impression it made on her. “It moved your heart in ways you didn’t expect it to, because it is so culturally important,” she mentioned.

“In this country, there are so many things that have been used systematically to oppress groups of people, so this could be all fun and games, but you look at it and go, you know what, this is important. People’s lives have been affected in a really positive and negative way, and how do we take some control back?”

Storrs added: “Many of the chefs used the plant in non-psychoactive ways: as a flavouring, as a puree in fresh tortillas, or blended into a flour,” he mentioned. “This is a show for food people, for stoners and for folks that are curious about both.”

In different information, Kelis was within the midst of celebrating the current 20th anniversary of her debut solo album ‘Kaleidoscope’ before the coronavirus pandemic forced her to postpone a number of shows, including one in London on March 17.