The Incredible Spice Men

November 2014

S1 Ep5 - Somerset

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Somerset - Hear the word Somerset and you immediately think of cider. There may be nothing new about mulled cider, but how about boiling a gammon joint in it? In Cyrus’s ‘Exceptional Gammon with Cider & Cinnamon’, he infuses the cider with cinnamon sticks, red chilli and coriander seeds. Somerset is also home to Britain’s most popular food product globally, Cheddar cheese. But few Cheddars compare with those aged within the caves of the famous Cheddar Gorge. Inspired, Cyrus cooks a Chilli Chee...
October 2014

S1 Ep4 - West Suffolk

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West Suffolk - In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook cinnamon, ginger and red chilli chicken wings. At the beautiful stately home Melford Hall in Long Melford, Tony and Cyrus persuade the National Trust to allow them to spice up their traditional afternoon tea. Next an exercise in painting with spices. Cyrus uses a colourful array of ground spices to cook a fantast...

S1 Ep3 - Edinburgh And The Borders

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Edinburgh And The Borders - This episode, their journey begins in Tony’s hometown of Edinburgh. Ever keen to showcase the best of Scottish produce, Tony makes Cranachan – a traditional desert made with Scotland’s finest honey, raspberries, oatmeal and whisky enveloped in double cream. But for his ‘Cranachan with a Wee Twist’, Tony infuses the honey with sensuous, aromatic cardamom and adds a splash of fragrant rose water. Next, it’s Tony turn to spice up a national institution, the Scotch Pie. ...

S1 Ep2 - South Wales

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South Wales - This week’s journey begins in the Cothi Valley in Carmarthenshire where they make goats’ cheese from the milk of animals feeding on wildflowers, herbs and berries. These cheeses have a delicious freshness that varies with the seasons. Tony bakes a golden Goats’ Cheese, Red Onion and Caraway Seed Tart, served with a refreshing Spiced Pickled Onions, spiked with Chilli flakes, Lime juice and Pomegranate molasses. Next they head for Bridgend and a family-run toffee business that’s b...

S1 Ep1 - East Sussex

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East Sussex - In this programme they visit East Sussex. In Hastings they celebrate the freshness of the local fish, caught by the beach-launched fishing fleet, and show how even the taste of the freshest fish can be enhanced with spices by cooking Dover Sole with Lime and Ginger. (From the UK) (Food Series) G CC