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Learn to cook with these decadent shows.

Every year, promises are made, resolutions are set and summer bodies seem to always be out of reach.

This year, we’re here to reach some yummy resolutions right here with you. Thanks to a selection of delicious content, we’ve decided to learn how to cook food to die for.

From shows to get that competitive spirit egged-on to some food-finding-out, it’s all going to add up to one thing: your new found kitchen skill.


Here are the foodie shows that you’ll need to watch in order throughout January to create skillz that killz:


Hells Kitchen USA Season 14 - BBC Lifestyle (174) on 2 January at 20:00

Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay uses his colourful shouting skills to train some aspiring restauranteurs. With the chance to win the life-changing prize of a coveted head chef position at a prestigious restaurant, drama kicks in with the stress running high!


Chopped Season 26 - Food Network (175) on 4 January at 19:00

Four up-and-coming chefs compete before a panel of three expert judges. They chop, slice, bake and beat their way up with skill, speed and imagination to create extraordinary three-course-meals to be judged.


Celebrity MasterChef Season 9 - BBC Lifestyle (174) on 4 January at 20:00

Restaurateur John Torode and food writer and ingredients expert Gregg Wallace welcome 16 famous hopefuls to battle for the title of Celebrity MasterChef champion.


Sarah Graham's Food Safari Season 2 - M-Net (101) on 9 January at 18:00

Sarah returns to our delight! She shows us exotic tastes in our backyard, Southern Africa. Food, family, travel and amazing destinations, outdoor chef Sarah is bound to teach us a trick or two - and to pair it with some wine of course.


The Great British Bake Off Season 6 - BBC Lifestyle (174) on 10 January at 20:00

One, two, three, BAKE! Yes, it’s back for some decadent pastries, pies, cakes and more - all the better to make you salivate my dear. Join in on the journey as 12 homebakers try their hands at fancy bakes that will entice you to make something of your own.


Food Network Star Season 11 - Food Network (175) on 11 January at 20:00     

Seven of the most unforgettable finalists from Food Network Star return for their chance to win a spot in the new season, and maybe even their own Food Network show.


Valerie’s Home Cooking Season 2 and Season 3 - Food Network (175) on weekdays from 16 January at 16:00

Actress Valerie Bertinelli showcases her homegrown skills in the kitchen from generations of family recipes and time spent trying new things. Learn some epic tried and tested favourite meals with Valerie as she shares her passion for cooking for her friends and family.


Private Chef Season 2 - Food Network (175) on 26 January at 20:00       

Delve into the life of being a personal chef in South Africa with chef Neill Anthony, when he’s invited to cook in the homes of his prestigious friends, acquaintances and clients for their personal dinner extravaganzas. And all the while you can take pro-tips from the decadent meals Neill’s about to serve.


The Kitchen Season 8 - Food Network (175) on weekdays at 15:00

This is a must if you need some reminding why feed can be so exciting! Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian put fun back into the food. These talented food experts can inspire you with simple supper ideas, fantastic tasters and the latest food trends.


The Big Eat Season 1 - Food Network (175) on Thursdays at 20:00         

Join much loved SA chefs as they showcase some of their most popular dishes – ensuring you’ll be the favourite at all the dinner parties.


Africa on a Plate Season 1 -  BET 129 on Saturdays at 17:15

Lentswe Bhengu leaves the world of finance to travel through Africa on a journey of culinary discovery. See the continent like you’ve never seen it before as Lentswe learns what makes Africa so tasty.