PREVIEW: Simply Raymond Blanc, ITV
In a brand new ten-part series for ITV, world-renowned Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE invites viewers deep into the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, where he shares a new collection of simple, delicious, achievable dishes for home cooks.
Simply Raymond Blanc - which is filmed largely in the stunning gardens and cookery school of the famed Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, the only country house hotel in Britain to have retained two Michelin stars for an astounding 36 years - is a feast for the senses.
The 10 x 60’ daytime series showcases delicious home cooked recipes that the inimitable French chef hopes will reconnect us all with ‘the magic of cooking’. Here, Raymond explains why he loved making this series, how he believes the pandemic will change our relationship with food and reveals a secret obsession with brown sauce!
Episode 1: ‘A LITTLE LE MANOIR MAGIC’
Join Raymond Blanc and enjoy some Le Manoir Magic, as he rustles up simple yet delicious dishes from the heart of his Oxfordshire kitchen. From a sumptuous Meringue with Blackcurrant Coulis, to a Heritage Salad with beetroot straight from his gardens, there’s something for every palette. Joining Raymond in the kitchen will be Angela Hartnett, who will be cooking Cep Tagliatelle for her old friend.
Simply Raymond Blanc begins Saturday 30th January at 11:40am on ITV.