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One of Finland’s best-known and most internationally celebrated chefs shares an easy weekend recipe with us.
We look at where some of the most common ingredients that we use in cooking really come from. Plus: Donna Hay’s quick and easy recipes and a visit to one of Portugal’s most interesting wineries.
The owner and chef of one of the world’s most successful restaurants, The French Laundry, shares one of his favourite recipes with us.
Magnus Nilsson on why he decided to close his famed restaurant Fäviken in rural Sweden. Also in the programme: wine recommendations from Swiss expert Chandra Kurt and a recipe by Nigella Lawson.
A traditional vegan recipe from one of London’s best-loved Japanese chefs.
We visit Towpath Café, one of East London’s hidden gems. Also on the programme: how the Swedish island of Gotland has become a destination for truffle hunting.
The owner of Legare, a neighbourhood Italian restaurant in London, shares a recipe that he perfected during the UK’s last lockdown.
A top recipe by one of the world’s leading authorities on Japanese food.
We hear from two top chefs: Stockholm’s Niklas Ekstedt who has brought Swedish cooking back to its analogue roots, and the UK’s Luke Selby who has just taken the helm at Evelyn’s Table restaurant in London.
Known for being one of the first people to popularise vegetarian food in the US, chef, writer and slow-food advocate Deborah Madison shares one of her favourite recipes
The chef behind east London’s Towpath Cafe shares one of her hit recipes with us.
How one catering company found success by hiring ex-convicts as employees. Plus, why Ravinder Bhogal’s restaurant Jikoni declares itself proudly inauthentic.
A top recipe by Luke Selby who’s about to take the helm of Evelyn’s Table, a restaurant in London’s Soho.
The head chef of east London’s celebrated Morito restaurant shares one of her favourite recipes.
Famed for his Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant A Wong, Andrew Wong shares one of his favourite recipes with us.