Hairy Bikers - Chicken & Egg

February 2017

October 11, 2016

Expired 3.0 8 x
The Bikers question whether the best chicken dish in the world might actually be from the UK. They head to Bromsgrove for some of the best jerk chicken in Britain, to Birmingham for an authentic Birmingham balti and to the City of London to experience Korean beak-to-feet eating - with homemade Korean moonshine to wash it all down.

October 4, 2016

Expired 4.0 8 x
The Middle East is both the cradle of cuisine and at the cutting edge of modern cooking. In Israel, the Bikers visit the 2,500-year old archaeological remains of the world's first poultry farm and also get a freaky glimpse into what is next for poultry. They play the locals at their own game by cooking a mouthwatering shakshuka on the beach in supertrendy, hipster Tel Aviv, and make it their mission to discover if chicken soup really is the Jewish penicillin. The boys make their own Arab street...

September 27, 2016

Expired 3.0 1 x
Si and Dave lift the lid on the origins story of one of the world's favourite fast foods - southern fried chicken. Richmond, Virginia, is home to an African American community - many of whom are direct descendants of the 19th-century agricultural slaves. Chicken was of such low status at the time that the slaves were allowed to rear their own chickens and ultimately offered them a route to freedom.

September 20, 2016

Expired 3.0 2 x
Chicken was barely eaten in North Africa before the 1970s and now it is the most eaten meat in Morocco. In Tetouan, the gastronomical and poultry capital of the country, the boys experience the full extent of Spanish and Moorish influences on Moroccan cuisine. In the mountains north of Fez, Dave and Si cook a chicken tagine with preserved lemons and olives for some rebel Berbers, before heading into the city itself where they make rose and pistachio ice cream to cool down after a visit to a Ham...

September 13, 2016

Expired 3.0 7 x
Si and Dave are determined to find out why French chickens are heralded as the poshest birds on the planet. They start their investigations in Lyon, arguably the home of modern French gastronomy, to discover the secrets behind haute cuisine. They visit a farm to see the world's most famous top chick - the magnificent poulet de Bresse. They enjoy chicken dishes created by some of the country's finest chefs before heading to Dave's new home in northern France to cook a feast for his neighbours.

September 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
The Hairy Bikers are on a mission to find, cook and eat the most delicious chicken and egg recipes in the world. Biking across Europe, the Middle East and America, the boys celebrate the versatility and universality of both chicken and egg.
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