Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver come to C4 Daytime

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has lined up its fall daytime schedule with series from Gordon Ramsay, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Jamie Oliver (pictured).
August 29, 2012

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has lined up its fall daytime schedule with series from Gordon Ramsay, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Jamie Oliver (pictured).

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course will concentrate on different themes essential for the modern cook, such as the secret of cooking with chilli and spice, with chef Ramsay providing simple and accessible tips.

“Over the past 25 years I have been lucky enough to work with some of the best chefs in the world, from the amazing Roux brothers to Guy Savoy and Joel Robuchon,” said Ramsay. “I now want to get back to basics – strip away all the complexity, all the hard graft and show you how to cook amazing food with ease at home. I want to give the home cook the confidence and inspiration to hit the stoves and get cooking.”

In Hugh’s 3 Good Things, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal brings simple British cooking to C4 Daytime, using just three key seasonal ingredients.

In each weekday episode, Hugh will be joined by a guest chef from one of the country’s top restaurants, and along with one of his River Cottage team, Tim or Gill, the team will cook with “three good things” each day, including one fixed ingredient chosen by Fearnley-Whittingstal.

At the end of the episode, Fearnley-Whittingstal and his two guest chefs will put their efforts before an expert judge to see whose plate is voted the day’s best dish, and every week will see a different theme.

Last but not least, building on the success of Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals is a new series from chef Jamie Oliver, Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals.

The 30-minute series features two super-fast family meals back-to-back in every episode, with Oliver taking special care to reduce the calorie count of the dishes.

He will feature British and Mediterranean family staples, and also draw inspiration from Asia, including Thai, Indian and Chinese ideas, to bring new flavors to the family table.

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