Brad Uses Moldy Rice (Koji) to Make Food Delicious | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, is back with episode 6 of "It’s Alive," and this time he’s experimenting with koji-rubbed meats. His koji-rubbed short ribs are a crowd favorite, but will the chicken and "experimental shrimp" be winners too? Join Brad on this marginally scientific adventure to find out!

    Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more. From cultured butter and kombucha, to kimchi and miso, to beer and tepache, learn how to make fermented and live foods yourself.

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    Brad Uses Moldy Rice (Koji) to Make Food Delicious | It's Alive | Bon Appétit


  • TheCptCoy  (Apr 27, 2017))

    Penetrated from both ends.... lol

  • Victuuri_ a  (Dec 18, 2018))


  • daphni duck  (Dec 8, 2018))

    or an eiffel tower for short

  • Jesse Gold  (Apr 26, 2017))

    Give that editor a raise.

  • Kerstin Nilsson  (Feb 12, 2019))

    Turns out it’s actually Claire lol

  • Nicole C  (Feb 7, 2019))

    Helena TT It’s not Vinny. They confirmed this already.

  • Mohd Taufik Mohammad  (Jul 11, 2017))

    "Um, yeah, I thought about wearing the gloves..."*sighed disappointingly*"It's not harmful to you...""I'm not gonna lick my fingers or rub it in my eyeballs...""I'm gonna wash my hands after...""You could use gloves... I don't use gloves for everything...""You know, I'm not like preparing it for other people, maybe you know some other co-workers and stuff...""But they're used to, uh, (starting to regret what he's going to say after...

  • Chill Bro  (Dec 7, 2018))

    I mean as far as food cleanliness goes, washing your hands well and often is just as good as gloves. A problem that happens with gloves is people just don't wash their hands enough because they thing they don't need to and end up contaminating the gloves anyways, or cross contaminating foods when they keep the same pair of gloves for several processes (as you are supposed to wash hands every time you change gloves). In the end, gloves are just there so you don't have to touch icky raw food with your ha...

  • Jasper Andrew  (Oct 6, 2018))

    Mohd Taufik Mohammad *you could de-vein em but I’m not going to, sue me

  • Flamed65  (Apr 26, 2017))

    Jezuz christ VINNY

  • James Guim  (Jan 20, 2019))

    Gadzooks Vin!

  • Luke Skywalker  (Apr 26, 2017))

    We need brad weekly.

  • Elizabeth Avila  (Dec 31, 2018))

    +the1tigglet Whoa.

  • Elizabeth Avila  (Dec 31, 2018))

    +Andrew Tozier That is EXACTLY what I was going to say. You saved me the trouble, so thanks. Also, get out of my head! lol

  • Matt Litman  (Apr 26, 2017))

    the editor and animator on this did such a good job props to them

  • Kerstin Nilsson  (Feb 12, 2019))

    Kelly L it’s actually Claire

  • Kelly L  (Jan 19, 2019))

    CharChar It’s indeed the old vincenzo who edits Its Alive lol they have a separate editor for the other ba vids

  • Mountaindew  (Jan 4, 2018))

    He stored raw seafood with raw chicken and raw beef covered in moldy rice...and rick vinny was worried about gloves?

  • Jasper Andrew  (Dec 13, 2018))

    Mountaindew lel

  • Mr. Anime  (Nov 13, 2018))

    Tyler Simmons was about to say this lol, I worked prep for half a year and it was drilled into everyone's heads to store everything separately and in the right temp

  • Ed  (Apr 26, 2017))

    I can't wait for the episode where Brad covers his entire body in koji for a week.

  • Daniel Chmiel  (Dec 14, 2018))

    "I covered my entire body with rice and THIS happened! [WATCH VIDEO]"

  • Jason Cox  (Apr 26, 2017))

    the best host in the youtube food game, hands down. well, lucas over at eater is pretty great too.

  • Yup Yuppers  (Jun 29, 2018))

    And Claire. Definitely Claire.

  • Jacob Byler  (Jan 7, 2018))

    Noooooo! Emmymadeinjapan!

  • TheDraconianViking  (Mar 27, 2018))

    I think Brad might be cheating on Vinny with someone named Rick.