Food Televsion

FOOD TELEVISION – Sundays from 2 November, 8.30pm

The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Simon King return to take us on another of their fantastic culinary journeys; this time swapping their usual globe trotting exploration of exotic cuisine for the timeless art of baking. In this brand new series, the food loving duo take to the road, delving into the world of gourmet bread-makers, pie-makers and even wedding cake decorators. They explore ancient Scottish treats from macaroni pies to mashed potato and baked bean pies; bake a fantastic cheese and beer bread, served with an apple and onion soup and make delicious chewy posh cookies with sour cherries, hazelnuts, almonds and chocolate chips. If a definitive look at the history of tea and scones, topped off with the having to don a suit where not enough of a challenge for the fun loving hairies; the responsibility for an ambitious wedding cake design certainly takes the cake! With the help of sugar craft lessons these food enthusiasts attempt a five tiered work of art; leaving the happy couple nervous to say the least! Will their baking journey turn out a winner on the day? Or will it be the end of the road for The Hairy Bakers?

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