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.
Peter Kuruvita mingles with a community of passionate local producers showcasing some of the finest and freshest produce in the region and visits some well-known and loved faces of the Sunshine Coast before cooking up some fresh Mooloolaba prawns at Marcoola markets.
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.
Rick arrives in the Greek Peloponnese where he samples rooster stew hilopites with mizithra cheese and the best home-made moussaka he's ever had. In his Symi island kitchen he cooks Greece's all-time favourite dessert.
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.