Tensions reach critical mass as the restaurant construction remains unfinished and the Australian staff reach breaking point under the tough conditions. Sarah discovers that everything is done differently in India and she must learn to adapt to keep her vision for Antares on track.
English food writer Nigel Slater continues his exploration of how simple combinations can produce the most delicious dishes. This time he's looking at how spicy flavours work so well with something cooling.
Kevin sets about doubling the floor space by building a beautiful sun lounge to bring in light and give him somewhere to entertain friends. Using local resources, he constructs it out of old lorry and aeroplane wings.
Josh takes his divorced mum and dad to a cutting-edge degustation dinner. As they work their way through 15 delicious and intimidating courses, wine is consumed, emotions run high and secrets are spilled.
Home Grown - Having bid farewell to city life and moved to the tropical seaside town of Noosa, chef and restaurateur Peter Kuruvita heads out to meet the community of passionate producers to discover more about the fresh local produce that has made this region one of the most exciting new foodie destinations in Australia. Since moving to the Sunshine Coast, Peter and his family haven't looked back. Peter begins his journey by visiting family-owned and run farms in the Sunshine Coast before transforming their produce into family friendly dishes, including his own Kuruvita family favourite, Pho, using Thai Basil picked from his own garden. (S.1 Ep.1) (Class. tba)
Take one eccentric cook, with a life-long passion for chocolate, mixed together with delicious ingredients and favourite family recipes, add a roaring fire, a Christmas tree and snow and you've got ... Willie's Perfect Chocolate Christmas.
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think. Today: Blackpool's 'Big One' is the biggest, fastest rollercoaster in Britain. This program meets the engineers whose job is to scare the life out of people.
Sarah and her staff finally get cooking in the kitchen after a long awaited shipment of stock and equipment arrive at the restaurant, but her confidence takes a hit when her recipe testing is said to be too bland for the Indian palate. (S.1 Ep.3)
Sarah returns to India with her proud mother and son Phoenix, but things have not been going well since she's been away with tensions between the Indian owners and the Aussie expats at an all-time high. Tempers boil over as the official launch draws near and it becomes a race against time as Sarah's dreams hang in the balance.
It's the end of an era as Josh, Tom and Ella move out of their share house and find domestic bliss is hard to come by. Josh confronts Claire and weighs up whether a pasta maker or a therapist will best solve his problems.
In Sri Lanka, Peter learnt the ancient art of using ayurvedic herbs and spices in cooking for both flavour and health. In this episode, Peter explores local food being produced with medicinal properties and creates delicious recipes to create at home using ingredients such as ginger, turmeric, millet and camel milk.
The day of the soft launch has arrived but the restaurant is still under construction. The money has run out and the restaurant must open despite delays and systems not being in place. With untrained floor staff and over a hundred hungry guests, Sarah must push through fear and self-doubt to stay in control. (S.1 Ep.4)
Australia: Victoria - On a tour of the Victorian High Country, one of the great food centres of Australia, Adam is on a mission to track down all the ingredients necessary for the perfect picnic. On the way he meets a man who's turned mustard making into an art, a small-scale producer who raises pork ethically, and a winemaker who produces world-class bread. He finishes up with a feast fit for a king in the spectacular Mount Buffalo National Park.
The final episode in the series looks to the future of farming and shows the way the food community in Noosa is leading the way. Peter meets the Queen Bee whose adopt-a-beehive program is helping solve the declining bee epidemic, a school with a kitchen garden and the king of permaculture who shows Peter what it takes to become self-sufficient.
This new six-part series follows some of Britain's worst fully licensed drivers as they seek professional help to sort out their problem driving. Each episode follows three people as they examine their behaviour behind the wheel and discover why their driving has become such a pressing issue for themselves and their families and friends. Each driver is then subjected to an intensive two-hour session on the road with an expert driving instructor who tries to turn them from a problem driver into a model motorist. But can they succeed?
On her arrival in Kinglake, the Victorian town that was almost wiped off the face off the earth during the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, Poh's first port of call is to meet some of the locals who run Mate2Plate.
A threesome goes wrong, teddy bears' lives are threatened, a lovers' tiff makes a family barbecue awkward, and a revelation over a chocolate quinoa slice makes Josh realise he's had it up to here with things.
Indigenous - The Sunshine Coast is home to an amazing array of indigenous flora and fauna, which is being celebrated by local growers and chefs. Peter heads out to discover the secrets of bush tucker and creates dishes inspired by native ingredients.
Aquatic And Coastal - Having grown up in Sri Lanka, seafood is Peter's lifelong passion so it's no surprise that he feels right at home in the Sunshine Coast, which boasts some of Australia's best seafood. Peter showcases the amazing local seafood available right on his doorstep, from Mooloolaba prawns and spanner crabs to coral trout and fresh squid, sharing the recipes to shome of his signature dishes. (Class. tba)
Poh Ling Yeow is searching for her own Australian Christmas. Her early years were spent in a Muslim country that doesn't celebrate Christmas. Although she moved to Australia with her family when she was nine years old and there have been many Christmas celebrations since, her family has no real Christmas food traditions. For Poh, her story of Christmas is of a curry sitting beside a glazed ham.
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think. Today: This episode follows two people as they have new limbs fitted, and sees how they adjust to the changes it brings to their lives.
Josh is single and ready to mingle, but a string of dating disasters has him wondering if it's all worth it. Meanwhile, Hannah has taken up boxing, while Mum seems to have taken up fighting - with anyone about anything.
Kevin plans to take his beach home to a new level with an observation tower higher than a double-decker bus. However planning restrictions forbid him from building above the height of the cabin. (Part 3 of 4)
Rick Stein's journey begins in the magnificent city of Venice, and on the idyllic Greek island of Symi he cooks some of his favourite Venetian dishes: seafood risotto, tiramisu and gnocchi with spider crab.
Jamie Brown has big ideas about turning a 15,000 sq ft historic WW2 RAF bunker into his new home. However the bunker totally encased in earth, with no natural light, and the back section submerged in water. Host George Clarke.
Artist Indi Waterstone has dreamed of building a house inspired by nature ever since she was a teenager. Now, along with partner Rebecca, she's going to do just that in one of the most remote and beautiful landscapes in Britain - the Isle of Skye.
Not fazed by the challenges of restoration, David and Judith Ward have bought a dilapidated pig barn and, with a loan from a friend, they start the process of transforming a ruin into their three bedroom dream home.
Series Two of Gordon's Great Escape follows award-winning, straight-talking British chef Gordon Ramsay as he goes on a culinary adventure around South East Asia. In an attempt to master the region's unique and delicious food, Gordon travels to Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia to track down the best local cooks and chefs in each country. In true Gordon style, he also puts his neck on the line and has his skills tested by his mentors as he cooks for the VIPs and discerning foodies of each nation.
This week Ruth is in Derbyshire visiting Carnfield Hall, a hotchpotch of Elizabethan, Victorian and Jacobean architecture with a 16th century great parlour and a staircase dating from 1628. James Cartland, cousin to romantic novelist Barbara, bought Carnfield Hall as a complete wreck 22 years ago and single-handedly restored the house to its former glory. Now in his 60s, and approaching retirement, James is finding the burden of care and preservation too much.
A while back business woman Ruth Watson came to the rescue of six country houses that were in desperate need of some straight-talking, business advice to save them from crumbling away. For Ruth and the home owners it was a turbulent journey full of family history, ancestral duty and, in many cases, raw emotion. In this series we revisit the six magnificent properties one year on to see if the owners have managed to turn around the fortunes of their stately homes by following Ruth's advice.
Australian aviation historian John Brown demonstrates how an obscure German-American aviator Gustave Whitehead may have been the first to achieve powered flight in the world's first aircraft two years before the Wright Brothers.
Trouble shooting businesswoman Ruth Watson advises the owners of six British stately homes on how to diversify and raise revenue, and so secure the future of their unique properties for generations to come.
Farmers race to put new plants in the ground to keep up with demand for Australian macadamias; an unlikely partnership between Tasmanian wool growers and high-end fashion designers; the incredible effort to protect your lettuce.
Urban farms feeding the needy, but can tropical sweet potato be grown in Melbourne's temperate climate? The most expensive milk you'll ever buy - the rise of camel milk in Australia. Plus freezing Australian berries.
Rick Stein continues his gastronomic journey from Venice to Istanbul. In the Byzantine city of Ravenna, he discovers Piadinas, street food dating back to Roman times before crossing the Adriatic Sea to Croatia.
Using inheritance from his late father, artist Keith McIntyre and his wife Sheena buy this Grade B listed Thomas Telford-designed church in the remote island of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides and set about restoring it.
Discover the secret systems that keep the world's most crowded, complicated and chaotic cities moving. Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan go behind the scenes to reveal the armies of people keeping iconic megacities running.