In this episode, Heston Blumenthal challenges the way we cook beef – the meat with the most potential for magical transformations in the kitchen. Confronting generally held steak techniques, Heston reveals his flipping technique, which results in a perfect sirloin every time.
This week, Heston Blumenthal challenges the way we cook chocolate. The secret to success, he says, when cooking this luxurious ingredient is gentle seduction – indirect heat and away from moisture. With these simple rules, he whips up creamy truffles, a passionfruit gateaux with an exploding popping candy base, and a tiramisu hidden under a layer of edible chocolate soil.
This week, Heston Blumenthal challenges the way we cook chicken, the most popular meat in the world, but a bird well in need of a makeover. First, he’ll revolutionise the way we roast after sharing the secrets to his low-and-slow cooking technique. Then, he’ll get to grips with the chicken’s many delicious parts in a chicken autopsy.
This week, Heston Blumenthal challenges the way we cook cheese. First, he’ll share the secrets of his luxurious mac-and-cheese, his revolutionary technique for whipping up a rich cheese sauce, and beat his own personal record for the longest, stretchiest of cheese strings.