In this final episode Dara O Briain continues to reveal the awe-inspiring future of our food. He's joined by Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett, who is off to the Netherlands to discover the future of our burger and find out how a 3D printer could soon become an essential kitchen gadget. Dr Shini Somara gets a cooking lesson from a kitchen table, and she tastes chocolate that's sweeter and healthier because it's been treated with mushrooms. Greengrocer Chris Bavin heads to America to discover how our greens can be grown without sunlight, while Dara experiences the mind-reading menu which knows what you want before you do. This series will change the way we think about the food we grow, buy and eat.
Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville are back with a second series investigating the truth about the foods we eat, from the secrets of the supermarkets to the reality of what's behind the labels.
Culinary alchemist Heston Blumenthal brings back the wonder and excitement of childhood food, awakening the kid in every viewer as he builds the world's largest 99 Flake, makes a packed lunch of giant KitKats, and a record breaking bag of Hula Hoops. Heston creates a whole pub inside a pie and a giant pyramid tea bag, served in a suitably enormous teapot. He also rejoices in all that is magical about Christmas treats with Britain's biggest Christmas pudding, edible tree decorations, and a snow globe and snowball cocktail.
Jamie is out in the United States this autumn making his next prime time series for American TV on ABC. It's set in the lovely town of Huntington, West Virginia, which has been called the unhealthiest city in America. But frankly, Huntington has the same kind of problems with bad health, obesity and diet that people have all over the United States, and back home in the UK. Jamie wants to take a look at what kids are eating at school and what families are eating at home. His big challenge will be getting the whole community to rally together and be able to cook with fresh ingredients. He's seen how, with a little bit of confidence, people can quickly start to change the way they eat and live.
Food writer and cook Nigel Slater meets devoted home cooks across multicultural Britain to find out culinary secrets from across the world and discover what makes different cultures in Britain tick.
Cook Nigel Slater explores classic culinary pairings, working out why these combinations taste so good and how we can use this knowledge to make us better cooks.