Two minutes are left on the clock. A frantic cook rushes to the oven to see if his cookies are done while another starts to plate his gorgeous berry sorbet. A third chef adds the finishing touches to her pastry and the panel looks on with amusement. Then of course, there’s the best part: When the judges get to taste these creations, leading up to the final moment of truth: Who will make the cut?
We can’t tell you how many times we’ve seen this scenario unfold on reality TV competitions, but of course, they’re not the only kind of cooking series that appeal to our taste buds. Allow us to introduce 20 of the most unique, binge-worthy cooking shows on Netflix, from Million Pound Menu and Ugly Delicious to Michelle Obama’s playful series, Waffles + Mochi.