The Delicious Miss Dahl

The Delicious Miss Dahl catch up

March 2020

Season 1 Episode 6 - Celebratory

Expired 3.4 140 x
Sophie is in a celebratory mood, and she is putting on a dinner party. Not a stuffy, sit down affair but a de-constructed, fun event. She shares her tips for stress free entertaining by taking the viewer through the two days leading up to the shindig. Her plan is to create a generous banquet from tried and trusted crowd pl...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Nostalgia

Expired 3.0 57 x
When Sophie has been out of the country for a while, she inevitably ends up feeling nostalgic, with a desire to be at home and to be nurtured by the tastes and sensations of her youth. For Sophie this means a supper of roasted tomato and thyme soup with double baked cheese and chive potatoes or a perfectly British tea of o...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Escapism

Expired 4.0 32 x
At the end of a rotten week we all need to get away but sometimes we don’t have that option. Sophie’s suggestion is an escapist weekend in which she draws inspiration from her foreign travels so that one weekend can be made to feel like a week’s holiday. Friday night ends with a soothing New England style clam chowder with...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Selfish

Expired 3.0 53 x
Sophie Dahl revels in the joy of ‘cooking for one’ on a purely selfish day. Shutting the world away and answering to no one on a day that is indulgently independent, means cruising the food boutiques and cooking simple dishes with the finest of ingredients. Her selfish day begins at breakfast with her take on an omelette ...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Melancholy

Expired 4.0 62 x
It’s a melancholic day and there’s no getting away from it. The only option is to feed this melo-dramatic emotion with dishes that could cheer up Eeyore. Starting with bubble and squeak cakes served with red onion gravy and a languid fried egg, the joyous indulgence begins.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Romance

Expired 4.5 66 x
Sophie talks us through her perfect dishes for the three stages of romance. On the first date, she recommends scallops roasted in their own shells, with garlic and chilli marinade served with crushed, minty peas and a glorious, mountain of rhubarb and rosewater Eton mess sprinkled with crystallised rose petals for pudding....