Country show cook off, a new 20 half an hour episode series over four weeks.
Watch week nights at 6.30pm on BBC2.
Each week two chefs compete with contestants and are then assessed by country-show judges.
Week One – Ed Baines and Valentine Warner
Episode 1: Otley in Yorkshire
The two chefs try their roulades in the Otley Show.
Valentine Warner visits local artisan Stephen Taylor, to discuss the secret behind the success of his Parkin – a legendary Yorkshire delicacy.
Then back to the roulades and there’s no doubt that the competition will be fierce! Their finished results will come under the scrutiny of veteran show judge MK Pickles.
Episode 2: Lambeth in London
Val and Ed attend the Lambeth Country Show, where they enter the Garden Vegetable Cake category.
We visit Brixton Village Market, to meet Ning Ma and her mother Mama Lan, who cook their recipes; prawn, egg & Chinese chive dumplings.
At the country show in the converted Citroen van, complete with kitchen, the twochefs try to impress show judge Margaret Stone.
Episode 3: Brighton
From London to Brighton, that sounds familiar! This time the two chefs are entering their own Amateur Hot Sauces in the Fiery Foods UK Chilli Festival.
We visit Galia Orme who is a local food producer, Galia owns Choc Chick, supplying chocolate making kits across the UK.
Our professional chefs are taking on each other and the locals. This time there are four judges who know their chillis!
Episode 4: Stokesley
Today Ed and Val will compete in the ‘Packed Lunch for Two’ category in the Stokesley show.
To night we meet Barry and Derek, who at Fortune’s Smokehouse, a fifth generation family run fish smokers.
Four different items to prepare and to compete against each other and the local population entries. The judge to impress is Christine Tenant.
Episode 5: Nidderdale North Yorkshire
Final day for our top chefs Ed Baines and Val Warner as they reach the end of the road on their country show competitions, arriving in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire.
The entries incude their Date and Walnut scone entries at the Nidderdale show.
A visit to see Susannah Vickers, who runs a mobile baking service and shares her passion and teaching others to bake delicious bread. She’s got some hints and tips for our two professionals too… (Paul Hollywood’s new series Bread starts Monday 18 March 2013).
Then four scones each will decide who wins, with judge Julie Clarke passing the final verdict.
Week Two – Jun Tanaka and Galton Blackiston
Jun Tanaka and Galton Blackiston take their turn on a culinary road trip to compete in cookery contests around the UK.
Episode 6: Hawkshead Cumbria
The two chefs prepare home-made pates at the Hawkshead Show in Cumbria, and are judged by Mark Whitehead. The prize-winning angler Les Mason provides a fishing lesson.
Episode 7: Wensleydale, North Yorkshire
On the second day of the competitions, Jun Tanaka and Galton Blackiston visit cheese producer David Hartley. The chefs in their kitchen, cook up savoury tartlets for the Wensleydale Show and the judge Pat Hesketh officiates.
Episode 8: Glendale, Northumberland
Jun and Galton visit the Maxwells, local farmers who have diversified into the production of award-winning artisan cheeses and ice-cream.
Then fruit tarts are prepared for the Glendale Show, where the judge is Sue Burston.
Episode 9: Clovelly, Devon
We visit the fishing village of Clovelly in Devon, and the nearby Blackberry Farm to meet Lizzi Kirby and her prize-winning cattle.
The kitchen is set up to prepare a seafood picnic for Clovelly’s Lobster and Crab Feast, where they have four local food judges to contend with.
Episode 10: Henley, Oxforsdhire
Jun Tanaka and Galton Blackistonare are at the end of their week and culinary road trip in Oxfordshire where they make decorated cakes for the Henley Show.
A visit to a small organic farm to meet Tamsin Borlase, who supplies local restaurants.