recreating my favorite childhood meal

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  1. Olivia Nichols

    Olivia Nichols

    18 dagen geleden

    I think you would like a dill heavy tarter sauce

  2. Alix W

    Alix W

    22 dagen geleden

    "Just like jenna said.. Sometimes you have to put love into the food, right?" "NO, I SAID IF YOU HAVE A CRAVING YOULL FUCKING DO ANYTHING" lol

  3. emily martin

    emily martin

    Maand geleden

    sometimes i forget that julien is actually really smart. the things he’s good at he’s REALLY good at, and he’s good at figuring things out

  4. StormyWeather


    Maand geleden

    8:40 is a great moment 😂

  5. Kat Eller

    Kat Eller

    2 maanden geleden

    I love running Julien's vlogs in the background as I'm hanging out playing Animal Crossing to unwind from work. The cooking segment (specifically the plating/"food's done!" part) filled me with such a lovely sense of peace. I am so grateful for this video.

  6. No perkele

    No perkele

    3 maanden geleden

    This was the first video of his that I ever watched

  7. ALifeInTransition


    3 maanden geleden

    I really like your fryer, I know what you said about it but I still like it. I haven't watched all your vlogs but do you let people know where you buy your equipment for instance, like the instrument/tool you used to core out the mushrooms.

  8. Megan Gammill

    Megan Gammill

    4 maanden geleden

    I'm living for the zoom ins of peach

  9. Gabriella Doud

    Gabriella Doud

    4 maanden geleden

    What is the GF flour you use? Is it store bought or did you put a bunch of things together? I'm still new at being GF and I can't figure out flours.

  10. Scorpio Woman

    Scorpio Woman

    4 maanden geleden

    Had to re watch this, its been a horrible week. Thank you Julien for this content

  11. Ms. ChanandlerB

    Ms. ChanandlerB

    5 maanden geleden

    Voice of Jonah Face of Joaquin Phoenix And personality of an ARIES!

  12. Riel Redwolf

    Riel Redwolf

    5 maanden geleden

    Couldn't you just not cut the middle out of the mushrooms? And waste less?

  13. watsername


    5 maanden geleden

    I had a quick aries idea: if you cut the top off the chapstick tube thing you were using to cut out the centers, you could just keep cutting them and not have to stop to remove the centers from the cap, and it would probably save a lot of time. Your chapstick would be a necessary sacrifice though lol

  14. Fred Bannister

    Fred Bannister

    6 maanden geleden

    Julien: it’s not for you Peach: uh my cute face disagrees

  15. floweryfox


    6 maanden geleden

    wow this is the start of ur hot for food obsession

  16. Lilli_owo


    6 maanden geleden

    Julian is so wholesome sometimes

  17. Lili Crow

    Lili Crow

    6 maanden geleden

    This is what started it all...

  18. Tamara M. Begay

    Tamara M. Begay

    7 maanden geleden

    Thank you Julien, I’ve tried calamari once in a restaurant with my friend and I had no idea it was octopus until my friend told me. In my Navajo culture, eating octopus is a definite no so I haven’t been able to enjoy the batter of Calamari for a long time until now. So thank you sooo much and I can’t wait to make it and love it!!

  19. Glowing For The

    Glowing For The

    7 maanden geleden

    9:31 and this is why peach is fat

  20. Dutchess Of Salt

    Dutchess Of Salt

    8 maanden geleden

    I'm shocked Jenna likes it!!!!

  21. Brittany Galesky

    Brittany Galesky

    8 maanden geleden

    What was that shriek at 2:45??!!!

  22. Gwen Whitman

    Gwen Whitman

    9 maanden geleden


  23. Feral Animation

    Feral Animation

    9 maanden geleden

    when he said ‘tartar sauce’ while talking abt calamari, the new englander in me winced. if ur not eating w marinara sauce ur not eating it right

  24. Kristin Harris

    Kristin Harris

    9 maanden geleden

    *Peach, you cute food bitch, you give me life 😂*

  25. Savtastic


    10 maanden geleden

    I wanna make these 😢

  26. strawberrylove264


    10 maanden geleden

    That looks so good! I never ate Calamari with tarter sauce, I always ate it with Marinara sauce, but I might try it your way next time.

  27. Jadie Groebli

    Jadie Groebli

    10 maanden geleden

    Hot For Food was where Jenna got the cauliflower bites recipe y'all made a long time ago!! I coincidentally watched that video right before this one lmao

  28. Pernilla hundinstruktör

    Pernilla hundinstruktör

    10 maanden geleden

    Dont give dogs human food.. So bad .. your dog can be really sick..

  29. Brianna Fisher

    Brianna Fisher

    10 maanden geleden

    We thought of y'all yesterday! DIY everything 🤣

  30. Brooke


    11 maanden geleden

    Watching older videos/vlogs of yours just because. You should definitely film a video talking about how you film! I’d love to learn more tips about how you get such smooooth shots of the food lmao

  31. Danielle Carnivele

    Danielle Carnivele

    11 maanden geleden

    seeing something like calamari being made to be vegan really convinces me that the world wants us to be plant based lol

  32. lymmea


    11 maanden geleden

    I really love your cooking videos, Julien. I particularly love this one, too; I'm not vegan/a vegetarian, but I love calamari and I've in recent years been feeling kind of weird about eating the authentic version because I'm increasingly aware and uncomfortable of how incredibly intelligent cephalopods are, to the point where I'm not sure how ethical it is to actually eat them. It feels like they could easily think and communicate on our level, provided we could figure out how to understand each other. And when you think something could be sapient on a human level, it's hard to justify eating it just because it happens to be delicious. So while I don't know if I'll ever be able to afford to make your alternative - and I'm no chef anyway so who knows if I could pull off cooking it even if I did - I'm really thrilled that someone's come up with a vegan form of calamari! And if you've had regular calamari and you think your alternative is just as good, then obviously it's a really good parallel.

  33. Lookout Piano

    Lookout Piano

    11 maanden geleden

    Deep fried mushrooms are great and everything. But, I wouldn't ever call that Calamari.

  34. Allison Lee

    Allison Lee

    Jaar geleden

    Proud of you Julien!!!!!!!!

  35. Kelly Mcsweeney

    Kelly Mcsweeney

    Jaar geleden

    Awe, bud. You could just make fried mushrooms, tho. Looks really yummy.

  36. KittyLarsson


    Jaar geleden

    Why’s your food in your lap in the thumbnail?

  37. Ky Fitch

    Ky Fitch

    Jaar geleden

    The Valentine's roses 🥺🥺

  38. Jeff Langridge

    Jeff Langridge

    Jaar geleden

    Before you cut them into coins you might be able to use an apple core cutter.

  39. ohno momo

    ohno momo

    Jaar geleden

    Maybe before you cut them use a small apple corer and see if that take the middles out before you cut the mushrooms stem

  40. Josie Ortiz

    Josie Ortiz

    Jaar geleden

    hot for food makes awesome food but she made her cat vegan and no one talks about how wrong that is? wont take him to the vet cause "he likes the vegan food" and the vet will "tell her she is wrong" and like yeah, she is cats are not supposed to be vegan!

  41. Mrs. Chandler

    Mrs. Chandler

    Jaar geleden


  42. Random _Rae21

    Random _Rae21

    Jaar geleden

    Calamari is soooooooooooooooo good

  43. Madalyn Craig-Cunningham

    Madalyn Craig-Cunningham

    Jaar geleden

    This is one of my favorite blogs/cooking with Julen videos- there’s something so sweet about Julen cooking a food he was nostalgic for since childhood and sharing it with Jenna.

  44. Ezzie Jacobs

    Ezzie Jacobs

    Jaar geleden

    Homie grew up eating calamari??? What world did he grow up in???_? I grew up eating ice???.?..?

  45. Benji Oleander

    Benji Oleander

    Jaar geleden

    Oh no I need a deep fryer, *I need one right now*

  46. Celina K

    Celina K

    Jaar geleden


  47. Steven Bonnell

    Steven Bonnell

    Jaar geleden

    does this mean that julien can bomb some children with his drone LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

  48. Kimberlyn Rodriguez

    Kimberlyn Rodriguez

    Jaar geleden

    Veggie rose has an amazing recipe for vegan calamari using hearts of palm where you just push out the middle, 🤤 this looks looks good too but way more time consuming.

  49. Gabrielle Welch

    Gabrielle Welch

    Jaar geleden

    please make a vegan gluten free cookbook called Aries kitchen!!!!

  50. Morgan Clark

    Morgan Clark

    Jaar geleden

    A piping tip could've worked

  51. gavin b

    gavin b

    Jaar geleden

    mushroom pennies

  52. crystal dragon

    crystal dragon

    Jaar geleden

    He got me at the "*Smile* Is this too low?" Dude, you really are her other half and vise versa. Much love. =]

  53. Øath Ghost

    Øath Ghost

    Jaar geleden

    This is why Peach is fat lol

  54. krianne


    Jaar geleden

    Not a vegan but I love me some mushrooms. Def. a must try recipe.

  55. fluffysmolz


    Jaar geleden

    i am *the pickiest* eater, i think it’s because i’m maybe autistic? idk. but all of your videos make me actually wanna *eat food* jesus christ ffs

  56. Alison McCullar

    Alison McCullar

    Jaar geleden

    Maybe an apple corer?

  57. Tati_Cat Gacha Life

    Tati_Cat Gacha Life

    Jaar geleden

    ❤️I love how soft and monotone JuliensVoice is❤️

  58. C J

    C J

    Jaar geleden

    In Canada we use Tzitziki sauce not tarter with our calamari. It's delish u should try it.

  59. Cacaca 13

    Cacaca 13

    Jaar geleden

    You didn't have to punch out the middle of the mushroom it just has to taste like calimari doesn't have to look like it 👌👌👌😝

  60. Bella YourFella

    Bella YourFella

    Jaar geleden


  61. Bella YourFella

    Bella YourFella

    Jaar geleden

    I want him to cook for me one time

  62. ukukaylay


    Jaar geleden

    I'm like 90% sure calamari isnt supposed to be rubbery )^:

  63. emily h.

    emily h.

    Jaar geleden

    warning: DONT TRY THIS WITHOUT A DEEP FRIER, IT DOESNT WORK. great video, julien!

  64. greekfire2012


    Jaar geleden

    I'm about to attempt this recipe with my air fryer. We shall see how it goes. Your vegan kitchen gives me sooo many good ideas for my boyfriend since he is vegetarian.

  65. Kristen Busby

    Kristen Busby

    Jaar geleden

    bingeing julien’s food videos and now i’m making tofu nuggets and homemade fries

  66. Veronica BunBun1243

    Veronica BunBun1243

    Jaar geleden

    > pours all mushrooms in bowl. > oops

  67. Shelbie Roy

    Shelbie Roy

    Jaar geleden

    can you talk about why you and jenna chose to go vegan

  68. Tessa Valison

    Tessa Valison

    Jaar geleden

    Hollow out the mushrooms before you slice them! That might take less time

  69. Veronique Castel

    Veronique Castel

    Jaar geleden

    PLEASE MAKE A PAVLOVA!!! Thank you in advance :-)

  70. Veronique Castel

    Veronique Castel

    Jaar geleden

    Congrats on your drone license!! Also congratulations on the plant-based calamari. I’m eating plant based Mac n cheese and with plant based prawn. I love vegan seafood!

  71. Bubblitea


    Jaar geleden

    Rather than cutting a hole out of each slice you could probably just use an apple corer on the mushroom before slicing them.

  72. Poppy Peridot

    Poppy Peridot

    Jaar geleden

    Would def try this version of calamari! Even tho im a meat eate

  73. Poppy Peridot

    Poppy Peridot

    Jaar geleden

    Ive loved it since i was a child ugh

  74. Poppy Peridot

    Poppy Peridot

    Jaar geleden


  75. Fiona Weeb

    Fiona Weeb

    Jaar geleden

    9:37 Julien’s heart eyes! Oh my gawd I cannot! You, Jenna and the dogs are all so precious!

  76. a mess

    a mess

    Jaar geleden

    that thumbnail?? aka the most wholesome content on youtube

  77. Dawn Schaffner

    Dawn Schaffner

    Jaar geleden

    Sweet little Peachy face peeking over the table😍

  78. Minnaa; Piiie

    Minnaa; Piiie

    Jaar geleden

    Everyone used to think I was weird cause I LOVED Calamari when I was so young!!! I’m glad to see it’s not just my favorite childhood snack! 😂

  79. TheGaymer 9969

    TheGaymer 9969

    Jaar geleden

    Why aren't we all just calling this what it is? Food porn.

  80. TheWorld According2C

    TheWorld According2C

    Jaar geleden

    I love you guys but you baby the dogs too much😐

  81. alainacowdrey


    Jaar geleden

    sooooo fried mushrooms

  82. Teresa Gould

    Teresa Gould

    Jaar geleden

    My son loves squid 🦑 and mushrooms 🍄 so it’s a win x

  83. Teresa Gould

    Teresa Gould

    Jaar geleden

    Yummy 😋 going to make that this week. Thanks for the idea x

  84. Katie Marsh

    Katie Marsh

    Jaar geleden

    I would totally rather have this than regular calamari. Yum!

  85. Lilli Kilroy

    Lilli Kilroy

    Jaar geleden

    i dont eat seafood, ever since i was a kid i haven't. the exception used to be calamari but as i've gotten older i stopped eating that too. thank you for introducing me to this recipe julien! i'm excited to try it with my family!

  86. Jasmin Vega

    Jasmin Vega

    Jaar geleden

    julien said “popped up outta no where” ...@ lauren toyota i am so sorry girl i see u i’ve seen ur development 😫

  87. Josée Marchand

    Josée Marchand

    Jaar geleden

    Even if you said multiple times it was long to do, I really want to try this recipe, it looks so good.

  88. livla widicka

    livla widicka

    Jaar geleden

    you guys have such a nice house

  89. Katherine Sandstrum

    Katherine Sandstrum

    Jaar geleden

    Use a frosting tip to cut out the little holes they have lots of sizes and are useful to have around!

  90. Makayla Comelli

    Makayla Comelli

    Jaar geleden

    Congratulations on your drone license! ✨

  91. Bonnie Burns

    Bonnie Burns

    Jaar geleden

    The back side of a piping tip could have worked too. But you gotta use what you can find! Love you!

  92. Natsumi Taniguchi

    Natsumi Taniguchi

    Jaar geleden

    just to real grammar (?) nazi myself up a bit, mushrooms are fungi, not plants ;)

  93. Witte Artistry

    Witte Artistry

    Jaar geleden

    I've been binging your cooking videos all day while I edit video. They are so peaceful and I'm getting so many wonderful cooking ideas. Thanks Julien!

  94. Jay Gay

    Jay Gay

    Jaar geleden

    Use a metal piping bag tip next time! They make ideal small circular cutters!

  95. Kattyboo


    Jaar geleden

    Julien always has troubles with the fryer first the chip and now the calamari lol please get a good fryer come on ! 😂

  96. Eva Hubman

    Eva Hubman

    Jaar geleden

    U should make the holes while u still have the whole mushroom and it would take a looot less time 🍄🍄

  97. Mr.Terra


    Jaar geleden

    This recipe seems kind of wasteful. The f am I gonna do with 50 mushroom heads and like 200 mushroom dots?

    • Tracey Kerr

      Tracey Kerr

      Jaar geleden

      throw them in the tacos?

  98. 。Carlee B。

    。Carlee B。

    Jaar geleden

    I know this video is older but for a quick snack after you can use the insides!

  99. mandy


    Jaar geleden

    just dont cut out the centers of the mushrooms :) itll save you 45 min

  100. .xlil-green-peax.


    Jaar geleden

    When you timed the knife cutting through the mushrooms to the beat of the music..... dayum