Great British Food Revival

March 2020

Season 3 Episode 10 - Oats And Beans

Expired 3.0 21 x
Allegra McEvedy champions the humble oat and discovers that there is much more to it than just porridge. Allegra goes to Scotland to uncover the history of this crop and discovers just how important it was to the sustenance of the nation. Meanwhile, Britain has lost three quarters of its runner bean fields, and renowned ch...

Season 3 Episode 9 - Real Ale And Carrots

Expired 4.0 15 x
Only 15 percent of beer sold in pubs is real ale, so Angela Harnett champions ale's revival by challenging a group of people to get rid of their prejudices and swap wine for ale. Angela also discovers that women, or alewives, were the original brewers of ale. Meanwhile, Michelin-starred Michael Caines celebrates the charms...

Season 3 Episode 8 - Cured Ham And Asparagus

Expired 4.5 7 x
Tom Kerridge loves his ham and thinks too much of it is not up to par. For centuries, every village would have its own ham curer, and in Devon he meets up with one of the few remaining artisan producers of traditional British cured ham. To persuade people to break their bad ham habits, Tom takes to the streets of Northampt...

Season 3 Episode 7 - Shrimp And Duck

Expired 3.0 4 x
Glynn Purnell is determined to revive the fortunes of the British brown shrimp, which most people have given up on in favour of imported prawns. Glynn delves into the history of King's Lynn's old fishing yards before challenging the fastest shrimp peeler in town. Meanwhile, John Torode fights for the Aylesbury duck, one of...

Season 3 Episode 6 - Sardines And Gooseberries

Expired 4.0 6 x
Michelin-starred Giorgio Locatelli campaigns for the revival of the British sardine. Sardines thrive in the sea off Cornwall but, shockingly, people hardly eat any of them. Giorgio is determined to find out why. Meanwhile, Jason Atherton goes into battle for the beleaguered British gooseberry. There used to be 2000 varieti...

Season 3 Episode 5 - Mushrooms And Offal

Expired 4.0 9 x
Antonio Carluccio goes foraging to revive the fortunes of his favourite ingredient - the British mushroom. After receiving a secret tipoff, he searches for the elusive St George's mushroom. He also meets a young enthusiast who has found a way for everyone to grow mushrooms at home - in used coffee grounds. Meanwhile, Matt...

Season 3 Episode 4 - Mustard And Venison

Expired 4.0 12 x
Ainsley Harriot is on a mission to revive people's taste for traditional British mustards. Ainsley leads the charge for long-forgotten British mustards and discovers why every kitchen should have its own cannonball as he makes up some Elizabethan Tewkesbury mustard. Meanwhile, Valentine Warner stalks wild deer as he campai...

Season 3 Episode 3 - Trout And Ice Cream

Expired 3.0 11 x
Renowned chef Raymond Blanc tries his hand at the ancient art of coracle fishing while campaigning to get trout back onto people's plates. Raymond can't understand why people aren't eating more trout. It's both sustainable and delicious. Meanwhile, Mary Berry is shocked to discover that her favourite treat is only required...

Season 3 Episode 2 - Raspberries And Rabbits

Expired 4.0 6 x
Gregg Wallace heads to Perthshire, where he comes face to face with an enemy that threatens the future of the British raspberry - root rot. Gregg visits the remains of Tin City, a makeshift community where many Glaswegians enjoyed a vacation while they picked this valuable fruit. In the Revival kitchen, he cooks three deli...

Season 3 Episode 1 - Strawberries And Watercress

Expired 4.5 16 x
Determined to inform people that there is more than one variety of British strawberry, Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr. enlists the help of the Wimbledon presenting team. Strawberry aficionados Sue Barker, Andrew Castle, and Tim Henman carry out a blind taste test to find out which variety makes their mouths water. Mi...