By: Fridah Wanjiku | Thu 15 Oct 2015, 12:00
Here are all the upcoming food-related shows to look forward to this October and beyond.
Love food in all aspects; prepping, cooking and eating? Yes? Then prepare for this October as we are about to go all in, in cuisine. We have an array of dishes served hot, cold, savory and sweet.
Here are all the upcoming shows to look forward to:
Australian Food Adventures
Matt Moran heads to South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula for cockles, local Edam cheese, heirloom fruit and veg, plus a meat he has never cooked before. Find out what kind of meat this could be on Thursday 15 October at 22:00 on Food Network (175).
Jenny Morris Cooks The Riviera
In the stunning Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Jenny tries a pasta dish that was created especially for the late Elizabeth Taylor. Jenny also meets eighth-generation twins of an ice-cream-making dynasty. You don’t want to miss this on Thursday 15 October at 21:30 on the Food Network (175).
The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure Culinary Journeys
In the episode dubbed South to Kyoto, Dave puts his fancy footwork into action by kneading noodle dough the artisan way. The duo then take an awe-inspiring bike ride to see Mount Fuji in Japan. Watch it on Monday 19 October at 09:45 on BBC Lifestyle (174).
Hell's Kitchen USA Series 11
Multi award-winning British chef Gordon Ramsay returns with the 11th series of his US cooking competition. This year, there are more contestants than ever before as 20 aspiring chefs have signed up to take on the grueling challenge - but only one of them can go all the way. At stake is the head chef position at Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill at the world-famous Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Which of the 20 hopefuls has enough gastronomic flair - along with the ability to work under pressure - to finally impress chef Ramsay and cook their way to the top? Find out from Monday 5 October at 20:00 on BBC Lifestyle (174).
In the final battle in Halloween Wars, two teams made up of a pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist aim to create a terrifying display of the twisted, demonic world of a Haunted Carnival. All this Thursday 15 October at 04:00 on Food Network (175).
Man Finds Food
Adam Richman travels across America to find the hidden gems of the fast food scene. Adam heads straight to the kitchen to learn the secret of an amazing dish, which includes a grilled six-ounce New York strip steak, grilled onions, two eggs over easy, a fried hash brown patty, a warm layer of vegetarian breakfast gravy, and even more! In Hawaii, Adam finds a classic dish so outré that it was once illegal, and he stops off at a New York steakhouse where the special inside-out veal chop Valdostana is only served five times a night. Premieres: Tuesday 20 October at 21:00 on Food Network (175).
The celebs cook lunch at Le Porte, before creating the chef's signature dish. Then it's back to the MasterChef kitchen to show off their skills on Sunday 18 October at 01:55 on BBC Lifestyle (174)
Eat: The Story of Food
Carnivores'. From roasting woolly mammoth steaks over a bonfire to stalking Chateaubriand on Wall Street, the story of meat is the story of mankind. Saturday 24 October at 04:30 on National Geographic (181)
Mary Berry Cooks
Mary is back in her kitchen to cook her favourite meal, Sunday lunch. The star of the show is slow-roast shoulder of lamb with rosemary and paprika on Monday 19 October at 12:40 on BBC Lifestyle (174).
Siba’s Table Season 2
Siba Mtongana shares the rich fusion culture of modern South African food. She gives the traditional recipes she grew up with a very modern twist, while injecting them with international flavours. Premieres: Friday 16 October at 20:00 on Food Network (175).
Jenny and Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy
Jenny and Reza will be teaching six ambitious chefs to create delicious feasts and improve their cooking skills. Dipping a finger in Mediterranean and Asian inspired cuisine, the contestants serve up culturally inspired dishes with the help of the two celebrities. Premieres: Monday 2 November at 16:00 on Food Network (175).
Guy’s Grocery Games Season 4
Guy Fieri sends four talented chefs running through the aisles in a high stakes, high skills, grocery store cooking competition. The chefs are hit by real-world challenges like finding workarounds when all the essential ingredients are suddenly "out-of-stock" or having to create a masterpiece when you can only cook with "Five items or less" or on a $10 budget. In the end, the food does the talking, as the last chef standing has the chance to make some serious dough! Premieres: Monday 16 November at 18:00 on Food Network (175).
Grandma’s Secret Cookbook Season 3
Blow the dust off your old cookbooks and join Mo Rocca in the kitchen as he dons his apron alongside some golden oldies, who reminisce and reveal some treasured recipes from generations gone by. Premieres: Tuesday 1 December at 16:30 on Food Network (175).
Chopped Season 22
Four chefs call on their culinary skills as they face off against one another to prepare a spectacular three-course meal consisting of an appetizer, entree and dessert. The catch? In each round, they have to use all the ingredients the show provides them, however unlikely they might be. Premieres: Wednesday 9 December at 19:00 on Food Network (175).