Michelle Obama launches kid's cooking show on Netflix

Michelle Obama is heading to the supermarket in her latest Netflix project.

The former first lady, 57, has announced she is teaming up with the streaming service on a new children's cooking show titled Waffles + Mochi. Mrs. Obama will both star in and executive produce the show, which premieres on March 16.

According to Netflix, the series will follow two puppets named Waffles and Mochi who "blast off on global ingredient missions, traveling to kitchens, restaurants, farms and homes all over the world, cooking up recipes with everyday ingredients alongside renowned chefs, home cooks, kids and celebrities."

Mrs. Obama will play a supermarket owner who helps the pair on their journey, the streaming service said.

Announcing the new series on social media, Mrs. Obama wrote, "I'm excited for families and children everywhere to join us on our adventures as we discover, cook, and eat delicious food from all over the world."

In a second tweet, she wrote, "I'm also excited to work with @PHAnews to help kids build healthy habits and help families in need cook with fresh igenriedents together at home. I hope you'll join us by watching on March 16! #WafflesandMochi."


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