Beat The Chef

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Beat The Chef
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Series 1, Episode 25

Professional chef Frederick Forster and a talented amateur cook compete to make the best chicken jalfrezi and pilau rice. (S1 Ep25)

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 24

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An amateur cook competes with top chef Mark Sargeant to make their version of poached salmon and hollandaise. Will orange in the sauce and a longer poach impress the Food Jury? (S1 Ep24)

Series 1, Episode 23

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A talented amateur cook competes with professional chef Frederick Forster to make spicy pork tacos and guacamole. (S1 Ep23)

Series 1, Episode 22

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An amateur cook takes on chef Clodagh McKenna to make tagliatelle with pumpkin. Will the Food Jury prefer a prosecco and coconut milk-based sauce, or the addition of blue cheese? (S1 Ep22)

Series 1, Episode 21

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The heat is on to make the national dish of the Philippines: Filipino pork stew. Will the home cook's twist or Mark Sargeant's extra chilli and coriander make the difference? (S1 Ep21)

Series 1, Episode 20

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A home cook faces the dessert round, aiming to make a tastier apple tart than chef Frederick Forster. Whose apples will be sweetest and whose pastry the most delicious? (S1 Ep20)

Series 1, Episode 19

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Chef Frederick Forster and an amateur cook compete to whip up their version of steak Rossini: perfectly cooked steak on a crisp crouton with a chicken parfait and rich sauce. (S1 Ep19)

Series 1, Episode 18

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Chef James Tanner and a talented amateur cook each make a classic cod loin with crushed potatoes and peas. Who will produce the flakiest cod and the perfect potatoes? (S1 Ep18)

Series 1, Episode 17

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A talented amateur cook competes with professional chef Mark Sargeant to make bacon and goat's cheese ravioli. (S1 Ep17)

Series 1, Episode 16

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A talented amateur cook is determined to beat top chef Clodagh McKenna with their version of a fiery chicken jalfrezi. Whose dish will deliver just the right amount of spice? (S1 Ep16)

Series 1, Episode 15

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One amateur cook has made it to the penultimate round and is closing in on the grand prize as they compete with top chef James Tanner to make their version of a trio of scallops. (S1 Ep15)

Series 1, Episode 14

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Top chef James Tanner and an amateur cook compete to make a hearty black bean stew. Both try to pack in bold flavours and dark chocolate, but whose dish is the most impressive? (S1 Ep14)

Series 1, Episode 13

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Top chef Frederick Forster and a skilful amateur cook compete to make the best butternut squash soup. (S1 Ep13)

Series 1, Episode 12

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A keen amateur cook competes with former pastry chef Mark Sargeant to make the best strawberry shortcake dessert. (S1 Ep12)

Series 1, Episode 11

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Professional chef Mark Sargeant and an amateur cook go head to head to make curried lamb cutlets. Who will deliver the perfectly cooked meat with a spice punch? (S1 Ep11)

Series 1, Episode 10

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Can a keen amateur cook a more flavourful Asian miso broth and crispier tempura than professional chef Frederick Forster? (S1 Ep10)

Series 1, Episode 9

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Can a keen amateur cook make a better Kenyan goat and chips than top chef Mark Sargeant? (S1 Ep9)

Series 1, Episode 8

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An amateur cook competes with top chef Clodagh McKenna to make their version of prawn, chorizo and halloumi wraps. It's a deceptively simple dish that leads to interesting results. (S1 Ep8)

Series 1, Episode 7

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Desserts are on the menu as a passionate amateur cook competes against James Tanner, former chef of Britain's Restaurant of the Year, to make their version of a plum pithivier. (S1 Ep7)

Series 1, Episode 6

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Can a home cook recover from an early mistake as they compete against chef James Tanner to make their version of duck with winter vegetables? (S1 Ep6)
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