Hairy Bikers' Best Of British

September 2020
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Season 2, Episode 10 - Francophile

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The Bikers look across the Channel to see how their French neighbours have influenced the British style of cooking and eating over the centuries. They prepare a delicious roast chicken with forty cloves of garlic.
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Season 2, Episode 9 - The 1970s

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The Bikers revisit the 1970s - a decade which is all too often unfairly stigmatised for its food. They show how a well-prepared chicken cordon bleu, and banoffee pie can be a gastronomic delight.
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Season 2, Episode 8 - Beef

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The Bikers explore British world-class beef, and champion it in a beef and suet pudding, as well as an oxtail soup.
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Season 2, Episode 7 - Potatoes

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The Bikers explore the history behind Britain's greatest staple food - the humble potato, from a warming Lancashire potato and butter pie, to a delicious chicken casserole with potato cobbler.
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Season 2, Episode 6 - Exotic Foods

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The Bikers take a culinary journey through time as they celebrate the history of British food. This time they celebrate Britain's taste for the exotic, one of the driving forces of our culinary history. They prepare a classic chilli ginger bread and show how to make the perfect sushi, travel to Tatton Park in Cheshire to s...
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Season 2, Episode 5 - Islands

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The Bikers explore the facinating history of the British Isles. They make a delicious tempura dish from the queenie scallops caught off the Isle of Man, and a rich cranachan with Islay whisky, before travelling to the Isle of Wight to enjoy a Michelin-starred chef's taste of the island, and revealing the little-known Jerse...
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Season 2, Episode 4 - Food And The Empire

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The Bikers explore the impact Britain's colonial past has had on the nation's food. They also explore the history behind gin and tonic, as well as Lee and Perrins, both of which arose from Britain's imperial history.
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Season 2 Episode 3 - Markets

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The Bikers take a culinary journey through time and celebrate the history of British food. They celebrate the great British marketplace and all the delicious foods to be found within them. They travel to Britain's foodie heartland in Ludlow to peruse the market stalls at a food festival.
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Season 2 Episode 2 - Fowl

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The Bikers take a culinary journey through time and celebrate the history of British food. They highlight that there is so much more to British fowl than roast chicken. They cook up a storm with a duck tikka and one pot partridge recipe before tasting a slice of history from a traditional Yorkshire Christmas pie packed wit...
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Season 2 Episode 1 - Fish

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The Bikers brave the high seas to celebrate Britain's incredible fishing industry. From sardines on toast to a spicy fish curry, they demonstrate how versatile British fish dishes can be. They also revisit the history of traditional Welsh coracle fishing before travelling to the Isle of Wight to see how other species can r...
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