The Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2018

The Beechgrove Garden episode 14 2018

Tomatoes are Scotland's favourite fruit to grow at home, and this week in the Beechgrove Garden, George and Carole taste-test a range of tumbling toms. George is in Lockerbie with Sue and Barrie Walters, who recently moved into their arts and crafts home. The garden is sadly overgrown, and Sue would like help to tame ...

Great British Menu episode 4 2018 – North East Dessert

Great British Menu episode 4 2018 – North East Dessert

It is the chefs' last chance to impress and tensions are high. David hopes to transform a childhood comfort classic into a show-stopping dessert, while Danny is determined to pull out all the stops with his complex dessert 'Aunty Gwen's Chocolate'.  Dan takes a risk with an unusual combination of ewe's milk and bergamot, ...

Rick Stein's Long Weekends episode 7 - Lisbon

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends episode 7 – Lisbon

Rick Stein visits Lisbon on the banks of the River Tagus, a city in love with its seafood and possibly the best custard tarts in the world. The culinary effects of Portugal's historic explorations are still seen in its dishes with hints of cinnamon and freshly chopped coriander from the east, and tomatoes and chillies ...

Rick Stein's Long Weekends episode 6

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends episode 6 – Palermo

Rick Stein visits the fascinating city of Palermo in northern Sicily. Like a vibrant carpet, the city is patterned with echoes of Arab, north African, French, Spanish and Italian influences making its cuisine unique and irresistible. Pine nuts, raisins, almonds and golden breadcrumbs are combined with flavours of local sun-ripened tomatoes, lemons and the finest ...

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 4 - Japan to China

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 4 – Japan to China

In Japan, he shows us a Samurai sword and a temple with a meditation garden. Moving on to China, Dan marvels at the Great Wall and contemplates the massed ranks of the Terracotta army, before battling bureaucracy in an attempt to see the ancient porcelain in the Forbidden City. Documentary series presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing ...

Great British Menu episode 3 2018 – North East Main

Great British Menu episode 3 2018 – North East Main

As the chefs approach the halfway point of their regional heat, the pressure is mounting and once again, they are each serving a uniquely original take on the brief.  Dan pays a tribute to an icon of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, while Danny is inspired by Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the NHS. David's ...

Rick Stein's Long Weekends episode 5 - Cadiz

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends episode 5 – Cadiz

Rick's series of culinary city breaks continues with a trip to the historic city of Cadiz in southern Spain. Rick is captivated by its narrow winding streets as he walks in the footsteps of Phoenician and Arab traders who made a lasting impression on the city.  Tavernas offer tantalising tapas, including chickpea stews, cured ...

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 3 - Australia to Cambodia

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 3 – Australia to Cambodia

Documentary presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In the Australian outback Dan unearths giant termite mounds, edible juicy ants and erotic cave paintings, and then heads on to the wonders of Indonesia and the dead of Sulawesi with their marathon funerals of ritual sacrifice. He then travels ...

Great British Menu episode 2 2018 – North East Fish

Great British Menu episode 2 2018 – North East Fish

After the tense starter course, the chefs are all hoping to impress with their unique fish dishes. David is celebrating a personal connection to the brief with his 'My Cod I Bet Me Ma'am Has Seen Some Trotters', a tribute to his mum who has worked as a chiropodist for the NHS for 25 years. ...

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 2 - Mexico to America

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 2 – Mexico to America

Dan travels from the ancient Mayan tombs and pyramids of Palenque to the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the refinement of Thomas Jefferson's elegant home in Virginia. He also reveals his first 'dark' treasures of this journey, including the 1851 Navy Colt handgun. Dan Cruickshank sets out on television's most ambitious treasure hunt ...