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Meet the chef who recreates Garfield's lasagna, Homer Simpson's donuts and Ratatouille's ratatouille

Chef Andrew Rea created Binging with Babish, a cooking show that recreates foods from film and TV — and he's gathered 6 million YouTube followers.

Chef Andrew Rea created Binging with Babish, a popular cooking show that recreates foods from film and TV

Chef Andrew Rea created Binging with Babish, a cooking show in which in recreates dishes from film, TV and even video games. (bingingwithbabish.com)
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Ever wonder what Garfield's lasagna tastes like? Or how to make the donuts that Homer Simpson loves so much? Maybe Ratatouille's ratatouille? Andrew Rea has made a career of answering that question. He launched a cooking show all about food from film and TV, and has recreated countless dishes, from the beef burgundy in Julie & Julia to the ramen in Tampopo to the hamburgers in Parks and Recreation. Along the way Rea has gathered quite the following, too: his YouTube channel, Binging with Babish, has nearly 6 million subscribers. Today he joins guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe to talk about how a single YouTube video turned into a cultural phenomenon, which foods are still on his list to make, and what the heck is milk steak.

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— Produced by ​Diane Eros

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