Nigel Slater’s Simple Suppers

FOOD TELEVISION – Saturdays from 1 January, 8pm

Food fanatic Nigel Slater returns to share his passion for easy-to-make, delicious food in a second series crammed full of practical and scrumptious ideas. Most people don’t have time to cook complex recipes in their everyday lives so in each programme, Nigel unveils a week’s worth of delicious, uncomplicated meals using fresh ingredients straight from his garden. Throughout the series, Nigel meets grow your own enthusiasts who share his passion for garden-fresh fruit and vegetables. Nigel also grows varieties of produce he has never grown before – following the progress throughout the series, from seed to harvesting and cooking.

FOOD TELEVISION – Fridays from 9 April, 7.30pm

Cook and writer Nigel Slater takes us through some seriously relaxed cookery with ideas, tips and inspiration for easy-to-make meals. In each episode of this six-part series Nigel unveils a week’s worth of uncomplicated and easy-to-remember meal suggestions. Raiding his cupboards, fridge and vegetable patch, he shows how – with a little imagination – everyday ingredients can produce spectacular results. Nigel encourages us to experiment in the kitchen and have the confidence to improvise with our favourite herbs, spices and flavours or whatever we might have available. He shows us imaginative ways of dealing with leftovers, the secret of using ingredients that grow together and some of his favourite food combinations.