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James Martin Home Comforts at Christmas 2015

BBC 1 James Martin Home Comforts at Christmas

Daily at 3.40pm on BBC1 superchef, James Martin prepares us for Christmas, providing his usual mix of tips and tricks to save you time and stress on the big day.

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  • Victorian boar’s head cake
  • Fish cakes with chive beurre blanc
  • Butter chicken curry and chapatti
  • Frozen berry delice
  • Smoked salmon and chive choux buns with watermelon and feta bites
  • Lobster thermidor
  • Mini cranberry panettones with rum butter
  • Christmas pan bagnat
  • James’s gingerbread garage
  • History foods: 19th Century roast beef & plum pudding
  • Christmas roast duck
  • Chicken, Madeira and mushroom casserole
  • Mussel, pumpkin and saffron soup
  • Gâteau Mont Blanc
  • Treacle sponge pudding with spiced pears
  • Christmas barbecued coconut prawns and chicken tikka
  • Roast partridge with buckwheat salad
  • Beef stew with fluffy dumplings
  • Marmalade and mustard gammon with parsley sauce
  • Christmas tree pavlova
  • Roast pheasant with ravioli and wild mushrooms
  • Salmon gravadlax with Champagne mustard
  • James Martin’s ultimate macaroni cheese
  • Cheat’s salmon coulibiac
  • Clementine syllabub and crêpes Suzette
  • Curried cauliflower soup
  • Beef consommé with tortellini
  • Pork fest
  • Christmas cake wreath
  • Halibut with spicy kimchi
  • Home Comforts at Christmas
  • History foods: Historical gingerbread
  • History foods: Dickensian roast goose
  • History foods: 18th century mince pies
  • Miraculous Make Ahead
  • Trail: Home Comforts at Christmas

More of James Martin

James Martin’s new cookbook is due in hard cover version on the 4 December 2014 consisting of 192 pages.

Presenter of the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, and formerly a regular team member on Ready Steady Cook, James Martin is one of the UK’s most popular TV chefs, whose enthusiasm and passion for food have won him countless fans. His accessible approach to cooking was showcased in his three previous books for Quadrille, Desserts (2007), Slow Cooking: Mouthwatering Recipes with Minimum Effort (2012) and Fast Cooking: Really Exciting Recipes in 20 Minutes (2013). He makes frequent appearances on food TV programmes as well as demonstrating live at the BBC Good Food Show; he has two restaurants.

James Martin: Home Comforts (63 recipes)

 

Paul Hollywood Pies and Puds TV series guide update BBC1 for all 20 episodes

Recipes from Paul Hollywood Pies and Puds

From 4 to 29 November 2013 on TV 3.45 pm BBC1 total of 20 episodes.




See more about the new book: Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds

Free selection of recipes in the Daily Telegraph: Paul Hollywood Delicious Pies and Puds free recipe booklet Daily Telegraph 12 Oct

Previous series Paul Hollywood’s Bread – cookbook and TV series 8.30pm BBC2 2013 episode guide

Series guide:

Episode 1/20 Mon 3:45pm 4 Nov BBC One

German pastry chef Falko Burkert shows Paul how to make a classic apple strudel.

Episode 2/20 Tues 3:45pm 5 Nov BBC One

Paul takes afternoon tea at the Dorchester Hotel, where he was head baker 20 years ago.

Episode 3/20 Wed 3:45pm 6 Nov BBC One

Chef Nigel Haworth makes mutton pudding with Lancashire black peas.

Episode 4/20 Thurs 3:45pm 7 Nov BBC One

Paul creates an English-flavoured Turkish delight with artisan cook Merle Moustafa

Episode 5/20 Fri 3:45pm 8 Nov BBC One

Paul invites the Meringue Girls to fill his kitchen with colour.

Episode 6/20 Mon 3:45pm 11 Nov BBC One

Paul uses cheese from Yorkshire, lavender from Kent and chocolate from Paul A Young.

Episode 7/20 Tues 3:45pm 12 Nov BBC One

A tart created from three types of onion, and a roulade made with peppermint fragrance

Episode 8/20 Wed 3:45pm 13 Nov BBC One

The best of British pies and puddings, with Scottish pie maker Andrew Chisholm.

Episode 9/20 Thur 3:45pm 14 Nov BBC One

Paul Hollywood celebrates the best of British pies and puds with the Marshmallowists.

Episode 10/20 Fri 3:45pm 15 Nov BBC One

Paul Hollywood rediscovers a recipe from Cumbria’s sea-faring history.

Episode 11/20  Mon 3:45pm 18 Nov BBC One

Michelin-starred pub grub chef Tom Kerridge shares his favourite pudding with Paul.

Episode 12/20  Tues 3:45pm 19 Nov BBC One

Paul is joined by American baking boys Outsider Tart for a Great Transatlantic Bake Off.

Episode 13/20  Wed 3:45pm 20 Nov BBC One

Paul Hollywood gets British pies and puddings.

Episode 14/20  Thurs 3:45pm 21 Nov BBC One

Paul celebrates British pies and puddings with the ladies of a Chippenham truck stop.

Episode 15/20  Fri 3:45pm 22 Nov BBC One

Paul is joined by Rachel Allen as they celebrate the best of family pies and puddings.

Episode 16/20  Mon 3:45pm 24 Nov BBC One

Paul is joined by Glynn Purnell and the pair celebrate chicken curry pies.

Episode 17/20  Tues 3:45pm 25 Nov BBC One

Paul joins the Clifton Chilli Club in eating some of Britain’s hottest chillis.

Episode 18/20  Wed 3:45pm 26 Nov BBC One

Paul creates a black pudding sausage plait and a pudding flavoured with black liquorice.

Episode 19/20  Thurs 3:45pm 28 Nov BBC One

Paul gets an exclusive look at the drawings of William and Kate’s wedding cake.

Episode 20/20  Fri 3:45pm 29 Nov BBC One

Paul celebrates with a pina colada pudding topped with a miniature Paul Hollywood.

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Ultimate Home Cooking 4 Big and Bold

Gordon Ramsay’s  4 Big and bold

from Ultimate Home Cooking

Gordon’s new book was published 29 August 2013, Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – a new cookbook with 120 recipes, followed by a new TV series of 20 episodes start Monday 14 October Channel 4 at 12.05pm.


 Episode 4: Big and bold Thursday 17 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

To read about Gordon’s new book – please see book details and reviews of Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – and to compare book costs and see where to buy Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking book in the UK.

Today Gordon goes big with bold food, with recipes including:

  • a croissant stuffed with merguez sausages and fontina cheese
  • a spicy Mexican soup
  • eldest daughter Megan helps to prepare a crispy roast duck with black bean sauce and a Spiced banana tarte tatin

Read reviews of Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking 

Home cook with Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – TV series 14 Oct 2013 episodes1-11 recipes links

Watch Episodes Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking -watch again on 4oD

Next episode:

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking Episode  5 Classics with a twist


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Jamie’s money saving meals – 4 Roast Chicken

Save with Jamie – Episode 4 of 6: Roast Chicken  – Monday 23 September 2013 at 8.00 pm C4

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Jamie Oliver Save with Jamie Shop smart, Cook clever, Waste less

Program Four: Roast Chicken

In the fourth program of his Save with Jamie series, Jamie prepares nutritious meals on a budget and following premise of the new book Save with Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less Jamie offers tips on keeping costs down and wasting less food.

(for used copies Save with Jamie: book options Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less)

Jamie cooks what he describes as a ‘mothership’ roast chicken with all the trimmings and then turns the leftovers into chicken stew with dumplings.

How to use the fruit normally thrown away.

Read more about the new cookbook and see offers at Save with Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less and see Jamie talk about the new book.

In Canada:  Save with Jamie on the Food Network

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Channel 4 episode guide Jamie’s money saving meals

Jamie’s money saving meals Episode 1 Brisket of Beef recipes

Jamie’s money saving meals Episode 2 Roast Shoulder of Pork

Jamie’s money saving meals Episode 3 Salmon recipes

Jamie’s money saving meals Episode 5 Roast Lamb

Jamie’s money saving meals Episode 6 Roast Ham Hocks

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Gino D’Acampo Sept 2013 Gino’s Italian Escape TV series and cookbook £5

Gino D’Acampo Gino’s Italian Escape TV series and cookbook

Appearing on loose women, Friday morning – Gino has Gino’s Italian Escape book one now £5 published 14 September 2013, Gino’s Italian Escape with Gino returning to his home in Naples and touring southern Italy to reveal amazing Italian food secrets .

The TV series Gino’s Italian Escape, is broadcast 13 September at 8 pm on ITV where Olive trees, cherry picking and the remarkable Italian scenery all add up to a visual treat.

There are six shows each of 30 minutes.

The new series 2014 is just starting… Gino’s Italian Escape series 2

Book Two

Cooking outside the Colosseum in Rome, a visit to the Amalfi coast and Alberobello in Puglia all wonderful experiences.

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Gino is remembering just what Italy has in terms of food and cooking and says it is time for us in the UK to get real. Time to see what real Italian cooking is, not our version of what we think or are told it is. We know what Gino means, when he asks us to get really into authentic Italian cooking – when we visit Italy we experience it for ourselves.

Get a look at Gino’s Twitter

Watch the show while episodes are still on iplayer

Read about the episodes at Radio Times

Recipes:

Episodes:

 

What about all the parma ham and other authentic foods we try to bring home with us?

In the cookbook Gino captures the flavours, smells and tastes of his homeland in over 100 deliciously simple recipes. We see Pizza, pasta and antipasti dishes, Gino’s classics with a twist such as Honey & Rosemary Lamb Cutlets and Limoncello Mousse.

Gino was born in Torre del Greco, Naples, in southern Italy, and has inherited his grandfather’s love of cooking. He studied at the Luigi de Medici Catering College.

We all know Gino from TV, most particularly the spicy show with Melanie Sykes in Let’s Do Lunch with Gino and Mel, and as a resident chef on ITV’s This Morning.

I just LOVE Italy – so looking forward to this show!!

Also watching Gino on UKTV An Italian in Mexico

Gino in Mexico


Ultimate Home Cooking by Gordon Ramsay TV series in the UK USA Canada recipes links updated

Gordon Ramsay Ultimate HOME cooking  TV all 20 episode guide

A new home cookbook by Gordon Ramsay with 120 ultimate recipes and a new TV series of 20 episodes started Monday 14 October Channel 4 in the UK and is being broadcast around the world see below for full details.

New book – The Chiappa Sisters Simply Italian and New Series Jamie’s Comfort Food

This article introduces the new TV series and cookbook and we have an episode guide, with recipes and links below.

You can read about Gordon’s new book published 29 August 2013 UK link – please see book details and revies of Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – and you may like to compare book costs and see where to buy Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking book in the UK.

For Australia and New Zealand book offers and information check out our link to cookbooks UK USA Canada Australia N Zealand

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The new TV series will develop recipes around Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner:

Starting with breakfast, each episode will follow a day in the life of the Ramsay house as Gordon cooks with his children and then eats with his family.

We see a Gordon Ramsay that we heardly ever see! Gordon is so relaxed, patient and enjoying having fun. The new series will be a fun and family time.

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There are 20 episodes of Gordon’s Ultimate Home Cooking each covering a specific area:

  • 11: American
  • 4: Big & Bold
  • 5: Classics With A Twist
  • 14: Comfort Food
  • 2: Food For Friends
  • 6: French
  • 7: Healthy
  • 12: Hearty
  • 9: Italian
  • 19: Light
  • 17: Middle Eastern
  • 18: Healthy Recipes
  • 10: Party Food
  • 15: Picnic Day
  • 3: South East Asian
  • 20: Special Occasions
  • 8: Street Food
  • 1: The Food I Grew Up On
  • 16: Thrifty
  • 13: Vegetarian

Fast, delicious home family cooking how to cook practical, delicious meals at home for breakfast, lunch and dinner all from Gordon Ramsay the Ultimate chef and Ultimate home cook! His aim is again to assist ordinary home cooks in building their confidence and to engender inspiration to help us all make practical and delicious meals.

 

Episode Guide Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cookery TV 

Episode 1: The food I grew upon: Monday 14 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking Episode 1 The food I grew up with

The first episode begins with modern versions of the dishes Gordon remembers he loved as a child:

Episode 2: Food for friends: Tuesday 15 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking Episode 2 Food for Friends

Today we see the best recipes for sharing:

Episode 3: South East Asian Wednesday 16 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cookery Episode 3 South East Asian

Today Gordon’s spicing up the food going a bit more exotic by preparing a South East Asian feed including:

Episode 4: Thursday 17 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking Episode 4 Big and bold

Today Gordon goes further with bold food, with recipes including:

  • a croissant stuffed with merguez sausages and fontina cheese
  • a spicy Mexican soup
  • eldest daughter Megan helps to prepare a crispy roast duck with black bean sauce and a Spiced banana tarte tatin

Episode 5: Classics with a twist Friday 18 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s 5 Classics with a twist Ultimate Home Cooking

Gordon has many favourite classic recipes and tonight he adds modern twist, as he prepares:

  • a breakfast dish of boiled eggs with anchovy toast
  • eldest daughter also helps him prepare a stuffed rib of roast beef followed by an Eton mess bombe

To read more about Gordon’s new book, see Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking where book offers are available if you would like to purchase a copy.

Another classic TV series from the Optomen stable, see more at Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking – Optomen International. There will be 20 one half hour episodes.

Episode 6: French: Monday 21 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Gordon Ramsay’s 6 French Ultimate Home Cooking

Gordon Ramsay’s name is synonymous with French cuisine and this is his greatest success and passion. He is preparing wonderful Gallic recipes including:

  • tuna Nicoise salad
  • the help of his youngest daughter Tilly to create a perfect chicken fricassee with sauteed potatoes
  • lavender creme caramel
  • recipe links

Episode 7: Healthy: Tuesday 22 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Gordon Ramsay 7 Healthy Ultimate Home Cooking

Gordon Ramsay is also aware of the trends towards healthy food. However, if you cook – according to the guidelines of Gordon’s cuise, then you will be healthy. Remember this when you see the fresh ingredients he selects and the way all dishes are contructed from the basic fresh ingredients. So not only healthy but delicious as well.

Today’s selection of healthy meals, includes:

Episode 8: Street Food: Wednesday 23 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s 8 Street Food Ultimate Home Cooking

Outside for a street party and today we enjoy good company and recipes:

  • prawn tostada
  • caramel salted popcorn
  • buttermilk fried chicken
  • recipe links

Episode 9: Italian: Thursday 24 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s 9 Italian Ultimate Home Cooking

Gordon displays his Italian flair by offering an Italian breakfast, lunch and dinner, including:

  • a fennel sausage frittata and griddled sardines with gremolata
  • son Jack helps prepare crostini, beef pappardelle
  • panna cotta with hazelnut brittle
  • recipe links

Episode 10: Party Food Mexican: Friday 25 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s 10 Party Food Ultimate Home Cooking

Spicy Mexican flavours encourage Gordon to offer party food, including:

Episode 11: American: Monday 28 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Gordon Ramsay’s 11 American Ultimate Home Cooking

Where would we be without our classic American dish? Gordon spends a lot of time in the USA so he should know the best American foods by preparing:

  • eggs, bacon and hash browns
  • Caesar salad and peanut butter and jam cookies
  • daughter Holly helps to cook barbecued beef brisket
  • recipe links

Episode 12: Hearty: Tuesday 29 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

This episode sees Gordon cook up hearty food that will sustain us on a winter day.

Recipes:

Episode 13: Vegetarian: Wednesday 29 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Today the wonders of vegetarian home cooking and a breakfast that is meat-free, also a lunch and dinner full of flavour and texture.

Recipes:

Episode 14: Comfort Food: Thursday 30 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

The comfort food is designed to fill our need of something just right after a hard day.

Recipes include:

Episode 15: Picnic Day: Friday 31 October 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

This episode helps us prepare picnic food for a great day out.

Recipes:

Gordon’s youngest daughter Tilly is on hand to help with:

Episode 16: Thrifty: Monday 1 November 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm

Excellent food that doesn’t cost a fortune.

Recipes:


 Episode 17: Middle Eastern: Tuesday 4 November 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Wonderful yet again with flavour-packed Middle Eastern take on breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Recipes include:

Episode 18: Healthy: Wednesday 5 November 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Healthy food that we all should be eating.

Recipes;

  • granola for breakfast
  • steamed mussels with cherry tomatoes and pancetta for lunch.

Gordon’s daughter Holly assists with

Episode 19: Light: Thursday 6 November 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Light food for those times when we ned totake it easy. Maybe this can be a part of a 5:2 diet?

Recipes:

  • sourdough bread and crushed avocado
  • mackerel ceviche with fennel salad
  • griddled chicken with chickpeas
  • lemon and basil granita

Episode 20: Special Occasions: Friday 7 November 2013 Channel 4 12.05 pm 

Last episode, so on to those special occasions.

Recipes:

  • eggs Benedict with crispy Parma ham
  • grilled lobsters with Bloody Mary linguine

Gordon’s son Jack tackles:

  • cook beef fillet with salsa verde
  • chocolate and pistachio semifreddo

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Back ground to Gordon Ramsay

Gordon has 25 years of cooking expertise and is well placed to provide us with his take on what an up to date and with-it cookery course should be. Consider the worldwide chain of restaurants, the Tante Marie School of cookery – a culinary academy of excellence and the career development opportunities Gordon offers. Together with his cooking shows, travel to the US and his widespread talent. This all points to an exciting world of cooking and reveals that Gordon Ramsay’s business acumen and cooking ability is massive! See the new restaurants in Doha and Las Vegas as some of his recent developments and consider the restaurants from Italy to USA.

See Gordon’s restaurant list as a guide.

Cookbook review: Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cookery –

The new cookbook will help us to cope with the demands of family, work and preparing wonderful meals fast. To purchase a copy of Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking and our own review at New cook book 29 August 2013, see Gordon Ramsay Ultimate Home Cooking cookbook review

As demonstrated in his Ultimate Cook book series and book, Gordon can fast track us to become more efficient and productive when preparing meals and hopefully help up our skill level in terms of taste and texture when preparing and combining ingredients.

Contents:

  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Soups breads and sandwiches
  • Salad for lunch
  • Afternoon pick me ups
  • Kitchen suppers
  • Friends for dinner
  • Puddings

Recipes include:

  • Granola, Bircher muesli, porridge, fruit salad, frittatas, egg and spinach, hash brown baked eggs, potato cakes.
  • Tomato soup with sundries tomato pesto, Gazpacho, Saffron flat bread, Pan Bagnat, beer bread.
  • Caesar salad, Halloumi, Orzo pasta salad, Quinoa salad, Soba noodle salad
  • Lemon and popped seed Madeleine, caramel popcorn.
  • Griddled polenta, lamb koftas, fish fingers, potato and beetroot gratin.
  • Slow braised beef cheeks, salt-crust sea bream, grilled lobster.
  • Beef fillet with salsa Verde, chicken wings, broccoli slaw, stuffed rib of beef.
  • Aperol spritz jelly, granita, spiced banana taste tatin, pear and ginger galette.
Recipes in You magazine:

Recipe links from the Mail on Sunday:

The previous series produced a wide following and Gordon demonstrated that he has the skill to successfully guide us in our quest to become better cooks.

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Gordon’s previous cookbook Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cooking course is on offer now for £5 !!! see book details – Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course 100 recipes to stake your life on and to compare book costs and see where to buy Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course in the UK.

See previous series details here – Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery coursecourse

Gordon Ramsay Festive Home Cooking

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Michel Roux Jr Recipes from the master chef free booklets Sunday Telegraph Feb 2013

Michel Roux Jr Recipes from the master chef free with the Daily Telegraph Feb Sat 2 and Sun 3 2013

An amazing two set booklet free this weekend with the Daily and Sunday Telegraph.

Master chef presenter and Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr is featured this weekend in two booklets that will be free inside The Telegraph on February 2 and 3, 2013. Michel is presenting 40 of his favourite recipes.

>>>    Food & Drink new BBC2 TV series 8.00 Monday 4 Feb 2013 with Michel Roux Jr

The booklets show dishes cooked in Michel’s restaurants – the recipes are easy to follow for those cooking at home. Recipes include starters, mains and desserts.

Part One:

  • Squash and Shrimp soup
  • Tunisian grilled vegetable salad
  • Soft-boiled egg with smoked salmon, asparagus and caviar
  • Spicy raw beef and quails eggs
  • Beetroot salad
  • Leek sala egg vinaigrette
  • Roast gilt head bream with citrus fruit vinaigrette
  • Gnocci and wild mushroom gratin
  • Cockle risotto with parsley
  • Roast leg of lamb with rosemary and garlic
  • Roast rib of veal glazed with a herb crust
  • Monkfish stew with garlic
  • Chiken with honey and rosemary baked in a salt crust
  • Cheese and ham pie
  • Lamb tajine
  • Pears in red wine
  • Lemon pie
  • Roasted peaches with pistachios
  • Berry soufflé
  • Vanilla doughnuts
Part Two:
  • Smoked eel and carrot salad
  • Spicy aubergine salad with coconut
  • Baked egg with ham and truffle
  • Spicy octopus salad
  • Lettuce soup
  • Savoie salad
  • Roast John Dory artichoke barigoule
  • Roast guinea fowl with chickpeas and olives
  • Lobster with garlic butter
  • Coq a la biere
  • Pumpkin and swede crumble
  • Veal blanquette
  • Braised shoulder of spring lamb
  • Tagliatelle with green olive paste and Bayonne ham
  • Grilled mackerel with mustard
  • Almond and orange cake
  • Fried bananas and rum
  • Vanilla flavoured creamed rice with stewed peaches
  • Tarte au pommes
  • Oreillettes
and

Read about Michel’s book – Cooking with The Master Chef: Food For Your Family & Friends (UK link – for USA and Canadian book links – please see below) – Michel’s compilation of favourite recipes, both from his personal collection and from Le Gavroche restaurant, where he was head chef.

You can enter a competition for the chance to win dinner for two at Roux’s legendary restaurant, Le Gavroche.

Follow the Daily Telegraph website for more of Michel Roux Jr and the booklets, see a video related to the free books

Recipe booklets from the Master chef, Michel Roux Jr

Win a copy of cooking with the Master Chef

Michel’s new paperback with 200 recipes –

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Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast 1 Morocco TV series and recipe guides on Channel 4 Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi presents Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast a new 4 part tv series on More 4 on Monday nights for four weeks.

Update 2017:  Sweet Yotam Ottolenghi Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

Mediterranean Feast is being shown again, starting on Channel 4  beginning 24 February 2013 at 7.00pm. Next episode 2 featuring Istanbul airs on 3 March 2013.

This captivating series visits, Morocco, Istanbul, Tunisia and Israel. Istanbul is amazing, but then so are all the countries visited by Yotam. The exquisite food, spices and flavours – amazing vegetables, so healthy and delicious.

To read about Yotam’s new cookbook, see Jerusalem.

Youtube trailer for Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast.

Ottolenghi’s travels included:

  1. Morocco
  2. Istanbul
  3. Tunisia
  4. Israel

Series 1 Episode 1 Morocco

1/4. Yotam’s journey starts in Morocco’s most vibrant city, Marrakech, where he discovers the secrets of the tagine and explores the delicious street food and dines at Jemaa El Fna square. Then he returns to his rooftop kitchen to create barbecued leg of lamb with almonds and an orange blossom sauce.

Recipes:

A favourite of Yotam’s The Food of Morocco by Paula Wolfert UK edition, for Canada The Food Of Morocco and in the USA The Food of Morocco

To read reviews of Yotam’s new cookbook, see Jerusalem and for Yotam’s previous vegetarian cookbook Plenty – Yotam Ottolenghi  A vegetarian cookbook also his first book  Ottolenghi: The Cookbook (all UK editions)

In the USA read reviews of Jerusalem: A CookbookPlenty: Vibrant Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

In Canada read more:  Jerusalem: A CookbookPlenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes From London’s Ottolenghi and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook


Series 1 Episode 2 Istanbul   Repeats 3 March 2013 at 7.00pm Ch4

2/4. Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s culinary journey next port of call is the amazing and vibrant Istanbul. Common practice is to fish from the Galata bridge – so Yotam tastes fish from the waters of the Bosphorus, shops for vegetables and samples street food.

The recipes he is inspired to create include: Turkish pizza topped with spicy beef, pine nuts and a crunchy salad baked in a traditional stone oven, and a casserole bursting with prawns, squid, tomatoes and cheese.

Yotam’s latest book with Sami Tamimi – is called Jerusalem and explores the food of the city of Jerusalem. Yotam and Sami’s food is based on a shared home city of Jerusalem. Both were born there in the same year, Sami on the Arab east side and Yotam in the Jewish west. Nearly 30 years later they met in London, and discovered they shared a language, a history, and a love of great food.

  • Yotam’s recipes
  • Lahmacun with spicy minced beef and salad topping
  • Baked seafood with tomatoes and Turkish cheese
  • Braised artichokes with freekeh grains and herbs
  • Turkish style vegetables with yoghurt and green chilli oil
  • Cinnamon rice pudding with cherry compote and pistachios
  • Baklava factory
  • Foodie restaurant Ciya Sofrasi
  • Fish restaurant Lokanta Maya
  • Restaurant Mavi Balik
  • Ovens Datli Maya

Read more and see recipe links for Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast episode 2 Istanbul 19 Nov 2012

 Series 1 Episode 3 Tunisia   Repeats 10 March 2013 at 7.00pm Ch4

3/4. A visit to the enigmatic and amazing Tunisia, which is one of North Africa’s most popular holiday destinations. Our intrepid chef, Yotam seeks out fish, eats foods that include the local fiery harissa paste, and tastes spicy merguez sausages.

So what about a hermit who runs a restaurant? We see the idyllic scene as Yotam visits this unusual out door restaurant with a view.

See scrapbook for the recipes which include:

  • a red mullet platter with a lemon and celery salad and
  • a seafood pasta dish using fresh mussels, squid and luscious prawns,
  • brik – a fried pastry snack containing soft egg and tuna, mackerel salad with olives, green beans and turmeric croutons,
  • grilled peaches, juicy apricots and ripe figs, coated in scented yoghurt

Yotam helps cook chicken and sweet corn meatballs, served with a tangy lemon salsa at a Jewish restaurant serving Tunisian food.

Recipes and links:

Series 1 Episode 4 Israel   Repeats 17 March 2013 at 7.00pm Ch4

4/4 The final fourth episode is Israel, Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast – read more

Back to his home,Yotam visits Israel. First stop is Tel Aviv, where seafood, hummus and shakshuka are explored.

Shakshka is where eggs are gently poached in a spicy sauce of tomatoes, onion and hot chili peppers. Wow!

Tel Aviv is a bright and busy city with a superb coastal location, Yotam visits the  morning fish market and then serves up grilled fish-cakes with a creamy beetroot and horseradish relish.

Pomegranates, olives are amongst Israel’s abundant fruit and vegetables, full of health and life giving nutrients. Yotam journeys to a farm to pick pomegranate and makes a tomato and pomegranate salad with pomegranate molasses and a fragrant garlic dressing.

Yotam goes back to basics to forage for ingredients in the hills of Jerusalem then returns to Tel Aviv to cook apple and sage pancakes and prepare an Israeli-style pizza made with Jerusalem cheese, herbs and fresh tomatoes.

Recipes:

  • How to make chicken shawarma
  • Fig and goat’s cheese tart
  • Beef shakshuka with smoked aubergine
  • Tomato and pomegranate salad
  • Herb and ginger fish cakes

Jerusalem captures the cuisine of the wondrous city of David – Jerusalem – read about the new book in this article.

      

Plenty – Yotam Ottolenghi A vegetarian cookbook

All three of Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbooks

 

Jamie does Spain, Italy, Sweden, Morocco, Greece, France

A great Jamie cookbook, that covers Spain, Italy, Sweden, Morocco, Greece, France, with some recipe titles listed…

Recipes in the book cover a wide range of menus, a wide variety from different countries as you can imagine. See Jamie does Spain cook book reviews on Amazon, through our accredited book store.

Spain – link to Jamie’s site

Chorizo and Tomato salad

Moorish pork chops

Spanish Gazpacho

Paella

Fish in salt

Quail’s eggs and black pudding

Tapas

Croquettas

Mini Meatballs

Manchego

Blackened padron peppers

Sticky pine nuts and artichokes

Griddled asparagus

Chorizo and Garlic

Anchovies

Eggs and ham

Morcilla

Fried chorizo and lentils

Gambas

Chorizo and Chicken livers

Baby clams

Smashed Chickpeas

Baby squid

Patatas bravas

Tortas de acitite

Tinti de verano sorbet

Anchovies, Paprika, Jamon, Green olives, Cheese, Mmebrillo and biscuits, Pimentos de Piquillos, Chorizo, chickpeas and paella rice

 


Italy

Carpaccio and salad

Stuffed corgette flowers

Crispy cured meat and cherry salad

Risotto bianco

Artichoke risotto

Tomato and basil risotto

Pea and herb risotto

Tomato and basil salad

Minestrone

Fried salami

Beef steak, Venetian style

White polenta and beef involtini

Venetian beef stew

Spaghetti vongole

Nini bellini

Tiramisu

Spider crabs, Baby clams, polenta and parmesan, asparagus, prosecco and grappa, squid ink, radaicchio di Treviso, wholeweat Bigoli and risotto rice

Sweden

Swedish meatballs

Split pea soup

Pike pearch and roasted beet salad

Beetrook gravadlax

Crunchy salad

Swedish chicken caeser salad

Pickled herring

Artic char parcels

Pieces in a pan

Jansson’s temptation

Creamy mushrooms

Prawns on toast

Swedish buns

Berry tart

Cured meats, crayfish, mustard and dill, berries, pickled herings, snaps, crispbreads, spices, cheese, salmon

Morocco

Grilled Sardines

Prawn stuffed fish and vermicelli

Ratatouille briouats

Kefta

Moroccan fish and chips

Chicken kebabs and avocado dip

Mechoui lamb and carrot and orange salad

Chicken, olive and lemon tagine

Beef tagine

Lamb tangia

Preserved lemons

M’hanncha with date sauce

Sweet couscous

Paprika, cumin, Harissa, lamb, broad beans, olives, dates, preserved lemons, couscous

Greece

Greek salad

Stuffed veg

Souvlaki – kebabs

Meat stifado

Lamb fricassee

Aegan kakavia

Shellfish pasta

Barbecued octopus

Dressed Greek greens on toast

Sticky port stew

Gigantes Plaki

Honeyed feta filo pies

Sweet honey and pistachio cake

Octopus, lemons, spoon sweets, wild greens, olive oil, feat cheese, Greek yoghurt and honey, Ouzo, Tomatoes,dried oregano

France

Steak tartare

Radish salad and cured duck

Pork terrine

Market salad, walnuts and rustic cheese croutons

Warm quail salad

Roquefort salad, warm croutons and lardons

Black truffle omelet

Savoury chestnut crepes

Country chicked and bean soup

Courgette gratin

Pot au feu

Roats lamb with beans

Rosemary prune skewers

Duck confit/on lentils

Creme caramel with roasted persimmons

Tarte tatin

Prune and armagnac ice cream

Walnut, chestnut and chocolate cake

Pumpkin tart

 

Jamie Oliver cookbook and review