Jonathan Phang's Gourmet Express

December 2018

Ep6 - Budapest To Vienna

Expired 3.7 13 x
In the final chapter of Jonathan's journey, he starts in Budapest, where he tackles an ancient dish inspired by blood sucking leeches at the influential Bock Bizstro. He meets TV chef Zsofia Mautner who’s pioneering a fresh approach to traditional Hungarian food and gets behind the scenes at one of the city’s most famous c...

Ep5 - The English Jour...

Expired 3.0 4 x
Jonathan takes the British Pullman to Whitstable in Kent where he faces his phobia for oysters. He goes foraging on the beach with ‘fine food forager’ Lucia Jackson and cooks a gourmet dinner with his finds. His Northern Belle journey takes him to Rutland, the smallest historic county in England, where he has an early morn...

Ep4 - Penang To Bangkok

Expired 3.0 8 x
In George Town the historic capital of the Malaysian state of Penang, Jonathan explores a Sunday morning market and sends up buying a 100 year-old egg which he eats back on the train with chef Yannis Martineau. The train stops off at the infamous bridge over the River Kwai and Jonathan pays his respects at the war graves t...

Ep3 - Singapore To Penang

Expired 3.0 16 x
In Singapore, Jonathan meets executive chef Christopher Christie who is in charge of 30 restaurants at the 8 billion dollar 'wonder of the world' that is the Marina Bay Sands. He takes on a chilli crab challenge and cooks with young British chef Ryan Clift who is making a name for himself with his molecular approach to gou...

Ep2 - Bucharest To Istanbul

Expired 3.0 9 x
Jonathan Phang retraces Queen of crime Agatha Christie's footsteps in a journey which inspired her most famous novel - Murder On The Orient Express. This sees him travelling from Bucharest to Istanbul through the Carpathian Mountains to the former royal resort of Sinaia - where he cooks a wild venison dinner in a hunting l...

Ep1 - Venice To London

Expired 3.0 23 x
Jonathan Phang, a self-confessed bon viveur with a passion for gastronomy, feels the allure of old world glamour and sets off on a gourmet journey crossing continents aboard some of the world's most elegant trains. Jonathan boards this historic train at Venice train station and travels via Innsbruck to Paris and then on to...