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How to feed a Tour de France cyclist?

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27 July 2018

Episode 354

30 minutes


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We’re at the Tour de France where chefs are trying to ensure cyclists get the 10,000 calories they need every day to compete. Plus: South Tyrolean top chef Norbert Niederkofler’s ‘Cook the Mountain’ philosophy and how to turn an area mostly known for its tourists into a blossoming food destination that locals also love.

27 July 2018

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Norbert Niederkofler

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South Tyrol’s three-Michelin-star chef explains his ‘Cook the Mountain’ philosophy.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

The chefs of Tour de France

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We meet the chefs whose job it is to guarantee racers get the 10,000 calories they need each day to compete.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

How to fix London’s Covent Garden

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Having been associated with tourists and average food offerings, London’s Covent Garden is transforming itself into a food destination loved by both visitors and locals alike. Michelle McGrath, director of Capco Covent Garden, explains how she has gone on to change the neighbourhood right in the heart of the UK capital.

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