DISCOVERY ANNOUNCE RENEWALS FOR FOOD NETWORK

Discovery UK has announced three new commissions for HGTV and Food Network.



Michel Roux Jr.’s Simple French Country Cooking (w/t)

8x60 minute episodes

The series follows Michel to the rural retreat in the Ardeche where he escapes each summer. Michel will share how he likes to cook simple French country cooking from home. Michel will share no-nonsense recipes for simple snacks, stunning desserts, light lunches to be enjoyed in the sun, and satisfying main courses.


Helen Veale, Creative Director at Outline Productions, said: "We can’t wait to serve up a slice of the flavours of Southern France and to share Michel Roux Jr’s love for this beautiful part of the world. When he’s there, Michel loves to cook simple recipes made with the best local ingredients, and we think viewers won’t be able to resist trying them at home."


Gok Wan's Easy Asian

8x30 minute episodes, plus 1x Christmas special

Gok Wan takes viewers through more of his delicious repertoire of mouth-watering recipes. Some dishes are well-known from restaurants, cafes and food trucks up and down the country, such as Giant Spring Rolls, Pad Thai and Green Thai Curry.


Production company Sidney Street, said: "We are thrilled to be back in Gok’s kitchen cooking another batch of delicious South East Asian recipes. Gok’s skill and experience make even challenging ideas very easy to follow. It’s an insight into his life as a cook and his family’s incredible food legacy."


My Mortgage Free Home

15x60 minute episodes

Amanda Lamb shows families how freeing up equity in their homes could allow them to start a brand-new, debt free life. Amanda finds homes local to the families existing homes, as well as in parts of the UK that offer great value, to prove that a Mortgage Free home is out there if you’re clever about where you look.


Jo Scott, Executive Producer, said: "We are delighted to be working with Amanda and the team at HGTV to make another series of this inspirational show, finding mortgage free homes for families across the country."