Season 1, Episode 9 – “Northern Irish Coast”
James’ British adventure has crossed over the Irish sea in to Northern Ireland, where he’s joined by his great pal and famous local chef, Paul Rankin. Their first port of call is the Giant’s Causeway, where James settles right in and cooks up a fish stew for the crowds of tourists.
Season 1, Episode 10 – “Belfast”
James and Paul are having a blast in Northern Ireland and they’ve reached Paul’s home town of Belfast, where he’s giving James a personal tour of Northern Ireland’s capital city before they head off for a spot of golf. James pitches up his mobile kitchen right on the green to whip up a tasty dish with bacon, scallops and apples with onion rings.
Season 1, Episode 11 – “Birmingham”
James visits the capital of the balti – Birmingham. Here he meets acclaimed food critic, broadcaster, columnist and author; Grace Dent. Swapping the mini for a narrow boat, James takes in the culture, which saw an industrial revolution. James’s trip down the stretch of the 35-mile canal system inspires him to cook his version of a chicken balti.
Season 1, Episode 12 – “Nottingham”
James travels to Nottingham, where in the home of Robin Hood, he sets up his mobile kitchen in the middle of Sherwood Forest and cooks a Forest Pork Feast for long-time pal and Michelin award-winning restaurateur Sat Bains.