Hairy Bikers' Best Of British

Hairy Bikers' Best Of British catch up

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 20 - Dairy

Expired 4.0 35 x
The Bikers pay tribute to Britain's dairy industry in all of its forms. Whether milk, cheese, cream or yoghurt, it is an industry to be proud of. They prepare a classic cheese and onion turn-over, and a delicious Trinity Cream, before making some historic British milk puddings and revisit the history of school milk, and Br...

Season 2, Episode 19 - Food And Religion

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The Bikers explore the delicious relationship between food and faith, and celebrate the vast range of faith-based dishes available in Britain today. They rustle up a delicious Simnel cake, and a mouth-watering beef brisket, as well as revealing the history of the hot cross bun, and dropping in on an Ethiopian Christmas fea...

Season 2, Episode 18 - The 1960s

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Dave and Si return to the 1960s - a decade of music, fashion, and food trends which are still with us today. They prepare steak diane and profiteroles, meet a restaurateur who made eating out cool, and revisit a time when the motorway cafe was the height of sophisticated dining.

Season 2, Episode 17 - Comfort Food

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The Bikers enjoy the flavours of their home as they explore Britain's love of comfort food. As well as a classic rice pudding, the Bikers prepare their own tastes of home, with Dave's stuffed cabbage leaves and Si's flat rib broth. They also reveal the history of the school dinner and see what comfort food means to all Bri...

Season 2, Episode 16 - Sheep

Expired 4.5 42 x
Dave and Si take a closer look at British sheep, which have provided Britain with milk, meat, and wool for thousands of years. In the Best of British kitchen they rustle up a classic hogget and barley stew, and tender lamb chops with kidneys. They also help cook and eat a mouth-watering dish brought from North Africa - mec...

Season 2, Episode 15 - Woodlands

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Dave and Si enter the larder of the British woodlands, revealing the hidden foodie gems that can be found within them. They prepare a wild boar ragu from the beasts which once roamed free and a creamy bramble fool plucked from the hedgerow. They also explore the long history of poaching in the UK and show how, with a bit o...

Season 2, Episode 14 - The Atlantic

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The Bikers explore the 'special relationship' between America and Britain's culinary cultures. They make a rich clam chowder, and even richer chocolate brownies before visiting the Savoy.

Season 2, Episode 13 - Apples And Pears

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The Bikers explore the British obsession with apples, as well as the slightly smaller passion for pears. They combine two of Britain's greatest ingredients in a beef and apple tagine, before creating a sumptuous pear frangipane tart. They also visit a heritage orchard, sampling some of the 2000 apple varieties in the UK, a...

Season 2, Episode 12 - Shelfish

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They Bikers make the most of Britain's outstanding shellfish - cooking up a hearty beef and oyster pie, and an exquisite crab and scallop mornay. They help throw a crayfish party on the banks of the Thames, and also explore the history of a British classic, now almost forgotten - the winkle.

Season 2, Episode 11 - Pork

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The Bikers celebrate the British love affair with pigs and pork - perhaps the animal which has given more to British food culture than any other. They prepare a traditional gala pie and a sumptuous rolled pork loin with apricots and ginger. They also explain the important role the family pig has played in our history and t...