Chef and passionate foodie Valentine Warner returns for a second series of his guide to seasonal cooking and eating, and this time he has set his greedy sights on the culinary delights of summer. Each week, Val will be taking us through the very best of summer's ingredients, showing us the food we should be eating now, how it grows and how to cook it.
This programme is bursting with mouthwatering recipes as Valentine tracks down the best ingredients to make your summer barbecue sizzle. He reveals his top five barbecue tips, the perfect way to cook beef on the grill, and how to make a lobster meal that will take you to a higher state of consciousness. Don't waste time and money eating tasteless food flown from thousands of miles away. The best way to eat is to eat food that is in season - it is plentiful, cheap, packed full of flavour and, cooked Valentine's way, it is always absolutely delicious.
Valentine unpacks the best ingredients for the perfect picnic. He reveals his top five picnic tips, searches out salad leaves for the ultimate summer salad, 'bigs up' the broad bean and bakes the sweetest cake. Don't waste time and money eating tasteless food flown from thousands of miles away. The best way to eat is to eat food that is in season - it is plentiful, cheap, packed full of flavour and, cooked Valentine's way, it is always absolutely delicious.
Valentine gives his top tips on how to make truly memorable meals for special occasions. He heads to the Cornish coast to conjure up a fantastic fish supper, fresh from the sea; makes a pig of himself with delicious recipes for cooking plump and tasty guinea fowl; and serves up a seriously sticky apricot upside down tart, the perfect summer treat.
Chef and passionate foodie Valentine Warner continues his definitive guide to seasonal cooking and eating, and this time he shows us delicious and speedy recipes for the best summer lunches.
He gives his top tips on how to make refreshing drinks, guaranteed to keep you cool, and finds out that there is such a thing as a free lunch, as he harvests wild herbs on a field trip to Glastonbury.
He meets a gardening club who share his passion for fresh peas and cooks up an amazingly tasty dish of Sardinian-style octopus and peas. He also creates the ultimate sweet summer treats - lavender cream meringues. If you want to know what to eat now, Valentine is here to tell you.
Valentine Warner continues his guide to seasonal cooking and eating, this time focusing on quick and tasty summer suppers.
Valentine tracks down the tastiest tomatoes to create his favourite pizza topping, and wades into a Scottish river to learn the art of tickling trout. He also brings the gooseberry back into fashion with a recipe for heavenly gooseberry snow, and gives us his top tips on making a delicious meal out of yesterday's leftovers.
Packed full of delicious recipes that sing of summer, Valentine shows us how easy and rewarding it is to eat food that is in season and make the best of ingredients that are plentiful, cheap and packed full of flavour.
Valentine Warner concludes his guide to seasonal cooking and eating by focusing on the very best summer fruits.
Valentine hopes for divine assistance when he makes a heavenly summer pudding for an order of Benedictine nuns, and engages in a battle of the berries to see who should be crowned king - the raspberry or the strawberry. He also celebrates the arrival of the British cherry season with a sumptuous cherry pie and gives us his top tips on how to keep cool using summer's fruity bounty, including a wonderful recipe for raspberry ripple ice cream.
Using delicious recipes, Valentine shows us how rewarding it is to eat food that is in season and how easy it is to make the best of ingredients that are plentiful, cheap and packed full of flavour.
This is a repack of the 6 episodes I capped for TheBox. All the files are the same and no names have been changed.
If you would like to help seed, then the information can be found at the bottom of this description and in the forums.
This is a sample of the file information from the first episode. All other episodes were similar:
=== File Information ===
File Name: What To Eat Now - S02E01 (6th July 2009) [PDTV (XviD)] WatchTheBox.avi
Duration: 00:29:06 (43,648 fr)
File Size: 235 MB (or 240,736 KB or 246,513,664 bytes) bytes
=== Video Information ===
Video Codec Name: XviD
Video Bitrate: 995 kb/s
Bits / Pixel: 0.195 bits/pixel
Resolution: 608x336 (1.81:1) [=38:21]
frames Per Second: 25.000 fps
=== Audio Information ===
Audio Codec: 0x0055(MP3) ID'd as MPEG-1 Layer 3
Audio Bitrate: 128 kb/s (64/ch, stereo) CBR
Frequency: 48000 Hz
Information from forum on how to Seed a Repack:
(It’s advisable to only use a copy of the files you hold, in case you have any problems when forcing a recheck. If all goes according to plan then you can delete the originals.}
1. Download the new .torrent file
2. Open the above torrent in your client as normal and then choose STOP when loaded
3. Copy your downloaded video files into the appropriate folders created by the torrent in step 2, overwriting the existing files.
4. Choose 'Force Recheck' in your torrent client.
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