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May 14, 2015

Luke Nguyen’s United Kingdom

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Luke Nguyen’s United Kingdom

The newest series from Luke Nguyen starts tonight, Thursday, May 14, 2015 on SBS ONE at 8pm. Titled Luke Nguyen’s United Kingdom, this 10-parter sees him embarking on a culinary exploration around the United Kingdom, unearthing the unique, quirky and mouth-watering delicacies of this historic and fascinating island.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 – Episode 1: London
Vietnamese-inspired gin oysters
Soy, ginger, kumquat and gin oysters
Chilli-salted squid and chorizo salad (Kameel Nankan, Executive Head Chef at The Trafalgar Hotel)
Victoria sponge with gooseberry jam (Gerhard Jenne, Konditor & Cook)
Broccoli salad

Thursday, May 21, 2015 – Episode 2: Wiltshire
Lardy cake (Caron Cooper)
Caron Cooper’s scones
Lamb shoulder with wild garlic salsa verde
Grilled sardines with spring vegetables
Venison with wild herbs and potato (Jamie Corry)

Thursday, May 28, 2015 – Episode 3: Wiltshire, Hampshire and Devon
Luke’s mussels
Rhubarb and chocolate crumble (Willie Harcourt-Cooze)
Slow-braised buffalo in aromatic spices

Thursday, June 4, 2015 – Episode 4: Cornwall
Asian-Cornish crab cakes
Mary’s Cornish pasty (Mary Torr)
Scallops and sturgeon with caviar

Thursday, June 11, 2015 – Episode 5: Wales
Asian beetroot soup (Elizabeth Mahoney)
Perl Las and onion bread (Elizabeth Mahoney)
Glamorgan sausages with watercress salad
Memphis-style smoked ribs (Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn)
Cockles and laverbread with white wine sauce
Chargrilled trout with leek and mango salad

Thursday, June 18, 2015 – Episode 6: Cumbria
Herdwick hogget with orange marmalade sauce
Carrot roulade with herb cream cheese filling (Annette Gibbons)
Cheese sticks with broad bean dip (Annette Gibbons)
Annette’s elderflower cordial (Annette Gibbons)
Asian salmon with beetroot chips

Thursday, June 25, 2015 – Episode 7: Isle of Bute, Scotland
Langoustine with tomato and black pepper sauce
Chargrilled beef with glass noodle and seaweed salad
Raspberry cranachan

Thursday, July 2, 2015 – Episode 8: Edinburgh, Scotland
Cullen skink
Steamed scallops with whisky soy, glass noodles and ginger
Haggis with creamed tomato and whisky sauce (Arcade Bar)
Stir-fried lemongrass beef with a warm vermicelli noodle salad

Thursday, July 9, 2015 – Episode 9: Northumberland and Manchester
Caramelised pork belly
Pheasant with blood sausage
Neil’s pho pie (Neil Broomfield)
Chicken kadai curry (Mughli restaurant)

Thursday, July 16, 2015 – Episode 10: Manchester and London
Mr Thomas’s corned beef hash (Mr Thomas’s Chop House)
Smoked salmon rolls
Tartlet of English flowers and strawberries (Brett Graham)
Onion bowl (Kitchen Table Restaurant)


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