How To Cook Like Heston

March 2015

S1 Ep6 - Potato

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Potato - Surely there is more to spuds than mashing, boiling or roasting? This week Heston challenges the way we cook the humble spud, taking us through a radical compendium of tips and techniques to transform our Maris Pipers into a mouth-watering main course - from his legendary triple cooked chips to potato donuts, potato skin jam and the perfect mash. (From the UK) (Food Series) (Final) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep5 - Cheese

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Cheese - Tonight, Heston Blumenthal takes on cheese - one of the most popular cooking ingredients in the UK. Heston reveals the key ingredient for the ultimate cheese fondue, turns a block of cheddar into a four metre cheese string, and also makes a dream cheese toastie. (From the UK) (Food Series) (Part 5 of 6) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep4 - Chicken

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Chicken - It might be the most popular meat in the world but Heston Blumenthal thinks the old bird needs a bit of a makeover. First up he attempts to revolutionise the way to roast a chicken, then he gets to grips with the chicken's many delicious parts. At his village hall, Heston challenges the local hockey team to a blind stock-tasting match before revealing his recipe for chicken and ham pie. He also demonstrates a shortcut for preparing a Michelin-star-worthy chicken consommé. (From the UK...
February 2015

S1 Ep3 - Chocolate

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Chocolate - Heston Blumenthal challenges the way we cook chocolate as he lifts the lid on his magical popping candy, passionfruit gateaux with an exploding base, and an amazing flowerpot tiramisu with edible chocolate soil. There's also a magic twist as Heston turns dark chocolate into rich chocolate wine. Later, Heston visits his local village hall to show the colourful characters from the amateur dramatics group the best way to make hot chocolate. (From the UK) (Food Series) (Part 3 of 6) (Rp...

S1 Ep2 - Eggs

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Eggs - Heston Blumenthal reveals the secret to a great boiled egg, the perfect poached egg and his signature scotch egg. He also challenges his local Holyport Women's Institute to scramble eggs, and gives a masterclass in how to achieve a perfect lemon-custard tart every time without fail. Finally, with a bit of Heston magic, the Women's Institute are invited to sample his famous bacon and egg ice cream made with dry ice. (From the UK) (Food Series) (Part 2 of 6) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep1 - Beef

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Beef - Heston Blumenthal takes off his chef whites and steps into a domestic kitchen to show viewers how to inject some Heston-style magic into their cooking. Tonight, Heston challenges the way that beef is typically cooked and confronts one of the biggest culinary myths out there - searing a steak doesn't in fact keep in the meat's juices. The secret to frying the perfect steak is Heston's scientific, but super-simple, flipping technique. Heston also provides tips on how to choose the best cut...