Heston's Great British Food


S1 Ep7 - Afternoon Tea

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Heston gives the classic British afternoon tea a few very special twists, conjuring something the Mad Hatter himself would be proud of. Heston does his own take on the Victoria sandwich cake. Inspired by a visit to Wedgwood fine china manufacturers, he makes an edible cake stand out of sponge and adds some 'sandwich' cakes that look like smoked salmon and cream cheese, but are in fact sweet cakes made from Earl Grey sponge and blood orange pâté de fruit. For tea, Heston brews a Darjeeling and h...

S1 Ep6 - Chocolate

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Chocolate - Heston cooks a feast of British chocolate, aiming to bring all of the nation's rich history of chocolate making together in one supersized chocolate bar inspired by mint Aero, Mini Eggs, Flake, Milky Way, Twix and Caramel. Heston looks back at the earliest chocolate bar, Rowntree's Victorian Oxcholate (chocolate and beef extract) bar, and makes a 'Moos bar', which is a combination of beef nougat, shortbread biscuit and beef and Guinness caramel. He also makes a Black Forest gateau h...

S1 Ep5 - Curry

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Curry - Heston does his own take on chicken tikka masala, with whole poussins injected with tikka marinade and stuffed with tikka masala and accompanied by his own lager, 'beeryani' , infused with rice and pandan leaves. Heston discovers that British curry house classics such as masala, as well as bhuna, vindaloo, phal and onion bhaji, were all invented in Britain. He makes a lamb biryani with a Bombay mix crust. A giant poppadum measuring nearly a meter in diameter. And, as a final nod to the ...

S1 Ep4 - Pies

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Pies - Heston salutes the great British pie as he looks to find inspiration for a three-course pie banquet. Heston makes a gala pie where the 'meat' is actually beetroot and horseradish ice cream, and the 'egg' is made from goats' cheese panna cotta, saffron and bacon. The main course is a gothic pie inspired by Sweeney Todd, with body part pies accompanied by fake eyeballs, squid pupils, saffron veins, and fingers and ears made from cheese, Tabasco and chicken liver parfait and fig. No British...

S1 Ep3 - Puddings

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Puddings - Heston takes on the classic British pudding, making one that looks like a hot dog, another involving a cow's udder, a Victorian sponge, and some custard with nice lumps for a change, which he serves it to a specially invited group of teachers and dinner ladies. (Rpt) (From the UK) (Food Series) G CC
Episodes 2016

S1 Ep2 - Roast Beef Dinner

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Roast Beef Dinner - Heston discovers the origins of the great British roast, before serving up a spectacular roast beef dinner to the people who make it possible - butchers and farmers. Heston travels back to late medieval times and tries out a roast chicken dressed as a knight riding a pig into battle. He then finds himself in the early 1800s, uncovering just how important beef was to Nelson and his navy. In Switzerland Heston discovers how mould is being used in laboratories to create the mos...

S1 Ep1 - Fish And Chips

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Fish And Chips: Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal is back with a brand new series where he explores the stories behind Britain’s favourite dishes. In tonight's premiere episode, Heston wants to reveal the incredible stories and discover the origins of British favourite, fish and chips. He travels from the Bluebell Railway to Brixham, Devon while recreating the typical fish and chip meal with his signature atypical Heston-style. Heston cooks up a tribute to memories of seaside holidays with an ed...