Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

July 2016

S1 Ep6 - South Korea

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South Korea - Korean food is set to be the next big thing in the UK so the bikers want to find out more about this hot new trend on the horizon. On a night out with some young Seoulites they discover a cuisine that doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to flavour, including Korean BBQ and fried chicken. Si discovers he has a natural gift for the Koreans’ national sport, archery; while Dave brushes up on his Gangnam style dancing. They meet a robotic kitchen assistant and on a trip to the Korea...

S1 Ep5 - Japan - South To Kyoto

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Japan: South To Kyoto - The bikers head off into the heart of traditional Japan to find out the historic roots of Japanese cuisine. Dave puts his strictly fancy footwork into action kneading noodle dough the traditional way, they take an awe-inspiring bike ride to see Mount Fuji, spend a night in a temple with Buddhist monks, are entertained by a Geiko, complete with traditional drinking games, and separate fact from fiction when it comes to the most expensive beef in the world, Wagu. (Part 5 o...
June 2016

S1 Ep4 - Japan - Tokyo

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Japan: Tokyo - Japanese is the Hairy Bikers’ all-time favourite food and now they’re fulfilling a lifetime’s ambition to visit this incredible country. Si finds himself a bit lost in translation at a Manga café when he has to wear kitty ears, they discover the ultimate sushi at Tokyo’s famous fish market, join a Miso-making class, enjoy a night out with some of Tokyo’s hard-working salarymen and have the rare privilege of spending time in a Sumo stable, where they take part in a wrestling bout....

S1 Ep3 - Thailand - Beaches And Mountains

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Thailand: Beaches and Mountains - The Hairy Bikers travel to the palm-lined beaches of the south and the jungle-clad mountains of the north to discover how Thailand’s multi-cultural history and its place at the heart of the spice trade has created a rich and varied cuisine, with influences from all over the world. They meet a coconut-picking monkey, enjoy a delicious Ramadan dinner and head out to sea during the monsoon for what turns out to be a rather nerve-wracking fishing expedition. They s...

S1 Ep2 - Thailand - Bangkok And The Central Plains

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Thailand: Bangkok And The Central Plains - They say it’s impossible to eat badly in Thailand and in this episode the Hairy Bikers discover why. They are in Bangkok and Thailand’s central plains, where much of the familiar Thai cuisine originates. Si and Dave find out why Bangkok is the street food capital of the world, they discover the secrets of an authentic green curry under the terrifying tutelage of Auntie Daeng and they help serve up some school dinners, Thai style. Then, heading out of B...
May 2016

S1 Ep1 - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong - In their most adventurous, far-flung road trip yet, the Hairy Bikers are touring the birthplaces of their favourite Asian cuisines. In the first episode, they head to Hong Kong. In this fast-paced megacity where East meets West, The Hairy Bikers go in search of the authentic roots of our favourite Chinese takeaway dishes. They discover the secrets of “wok chi” when they’re thrown in at the deep end stir-frying on one of the city’s street food stalls. They find out how to cook in a t...