Paul And Nick's Big American Food Trip

May 2019

Season 1 Episode 4 - Londonderry

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Paul and Nick cook for some descendants of the Reverend McGregor, the Ulster-Scot who led five ships to New Hampshire in 1714. In the same graveyard where Rev McGregor is buried, Paul discovers a gravestone with his own father’s name on it, and wonders if there could be a connection.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Bowdoin

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In the middle of rural Maine, Paul and Nick create an outside barbeque for the family of John Mann, an eighth generation Ulster-Scot immigrant. The Manns are true frontier-people, and completely self sufficient from their land.

Season 1 Episode 2 - South Portland

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Paul and Nick meet Mary Drymon, who has written about how Scottish and Ulster food traditions have widely influenced how America eats today. We’re on the coast of New England, so expect some lobster to feature.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Boston

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Paul and Nick cook for friends of the Scots’ Charitable Society, the oldest charity in America, set up to help fund the education of Scots in America. They are charmed by an ex-pat who teaches Scottish dancing, and they discover a local butcher who finds it hard to think of the words ‘Scots’ and ‘charitable’ in the same se...
April 2019

Season 1 Episode 8 - Philadelphia 2

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Philadelphia was one of the main entry ports for immigrants to America in the 18th century. Paul and Nick meet Drew McGinty and Joyce Alexander, the founder of the Center for Ulster-Scots Studies. Our chefs try to cook an Ulster-Scots meal, but keep being seduced by Italian fare.

Season 1 Episode 7 - Elizabeth Town

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Paul and Nick cook for the Pastor and members of Donegal Presbyterian Church. They see what’s left of an old oak outside the church, known as the ‘Witness Tree’, where in 1777 people gathered to pray for independence from England.
March 2019

Season 1 Episode 6 - Philadelphia 1

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Paul and Nick meet with Colin Brooks of the 1718 project, founded to investigate the historical links between Ulster, Scotland and Philadelphia. They also cook for Randall Redman, who claims to be able to trace his ancestry to Robert The Bruce.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Windham

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Paul and Nick cook for the descendants of the 18th century Scots-speaking poet Robert Dinsmore, and try to source some wild turkey. Will the turkey be a step too far for Brad Dinsmore and his family?