The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain is a 2009 BBC television cookery programme which is presented by The Hairy Bikers: Dave Myers and Si King.
The 30-part series, which aired weekdays at 17:15 on BBC Two in the United Kingdom began on 24 August 2009. In each show the Hairy Bikers visit a county of the United Kingdom, and learn about its food culture and heritage. One episode was postponed during its original run, due to the FIFA Women's World Cup Football Final.
Each episode features a "taste-off" competition, pitting the Bikers against a renowned chef currently based in the county.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain - The Wright Taste - Netflix
The Wright Taste is a five-part BBC Wales documentary series that started in late October 2008. The title is a pun on the name of food critic and restaurateur Simon Wright, who featured in the series. Wright was a partner in the restaurant Y Polyn in South West Wales. Y Polyn also features on cookery show The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain. Wright was formerly editor of the AA Restaurant Guide and was Restaurant Consultant for Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares. In 2010 he won a “Wales the True Taste Champion” award from the Welsh Assembly Government for supporting the Welsh food and drink industry.
The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain - The Wright Taste: Recipes and Other Stories - Netflix
A book was also published by Wales-based Gomer Press. It features recipes from the series along with stories of Wright's experiences tracking his journey from field to fork.
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