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The Menu - latest episodes
A sustainable yet simple recipe for mussels from the head chef of Kodbyens Fiskebar in Copenhagen.
We head to the Uruguayan capital to hear how new cafés are bringing the world’s coffee trends to the city. Also in the programme: how Moving Mountains is innovating plant-based alternatives to meat.
Alberto Vollmer, CEO of the Venezuelan rum brand Santa Teresa, shares one of his favourite cocktail recipes.
Yasmin Khan on recipes that have travelled across the Eastern Mediterranean. Plus: Israeli chef Elior Balbul’s new restaurant in London.
A springtime recipe for risotto from the top chef at Milan’s Erba Brusca restaurant.
Reem Kassis on what united the cooking of the Arab world, how Dubai is trying to reinvent itself as a global hub for coffee culture and Daniel Calvert’s new restaurant in Tokyo.
An easy recipe by food editor and recipe developer Molly Baz, who has just released her new book, ‘Cook This Book’.
We speak to two cookbook authors about their vegetarian-friendly recipes, get the week’s food and drink headlines, and hear how Jock Zonfrillo found success despite dark times in his 20s.
A paneer recipe by the man behind London’s Hoppers restaurants.
How DeAille Tam became one of the best female chefs in the world. Plus, Bill Buford’s odyssey to master French cooking after a career as an acclaimed journalist.
A popular recipe by Big Mamma Group’s executive chef in London.
Chef Alan Murchison’s mission for top-notch food fit for athletes. Plus: Argentine chef Francis Mallmann’s latest venture on an Uruguayan beach.
A recipe from the South African head chef behind one of Brussels’ best-loved neighbourhood restaurants.
How Tom Aikens became one of the most successful chefs in Britain; inspiration for picnic baskets; and the week’s top food-and-drink headlines.
High-end private chef Saima Khan reveals one of her favourite recipes, which has a well-known fan.