Category: Mediterranean Adventure

The Hairy Bikers seek out the authentic flavours of the Mediterranean.

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.6

On the final leg of Hairy Bikers Mediterranean Adventure, the bikers are travelling through southern Spain in the footsteps of the Moors, heading for Costa del Sol and the midsummer festival of San Juan.   They begin their exploration of the Moorish influence on the culture and cuisine of Spain in Valencia. Renowned as one ...

roasted pork with tumbet

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.5

Up until now, on this epic 3000-mile journey across the Mediterranean, the Hairy Bikers have met people deeply embedded in their cuisine and culture. This time, it is about the British influence in the Med from the 17th century until today. In this episode, the bikers are visiting two of the Balearic Islands - Minorca ...

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.4

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.4

In Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.4, the bikers are in mainland France, in Provence. They begin their journey in Marseille, one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean, where the population is as diverse as the Mediterranean itself. They meet Moroccan-born Fatima, who runs a welcome centre where recent immigrants can cook and eat together. ...

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3

In Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3: the bikers' Corsican adventure begins in Bonifacio in the south of the island. They head straight for one of the best delis in town to scope out the local cuisine, including the legendary sausage figatelli. Tony, the owner, tells them that there is a holy trinity of ingredients that ...

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.2

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.2

The bikers begin their Sardinian adventure in the small town of Cagliari, where everyone is in high spirits for the feast of St Efisio. The locals are dressed in traditional garb to parade through the town on decorated bullock carts.     The bikers join in the fun by cooking a local speciality - almond ...

Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure ep.1

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.1

The Hairy Bikers seek out the authentic flavours of the Mediterranean. The Hairy Bikers go off the beaten track in search of authentic flavours of Italy, from simple, local ingredients to spicy 'nduja pate and some of the best gelato to be found. Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure ep.1 dishes:  1. Calabrian pork ribs This flavoursome pork ...