Series 6 · Episode 1
Michael finds that the kitchen can be a place to relax while you explore your creative side.
Series 6 · Episode 2
Michael shows how to harness the scientific side of cooking by using simple kitchen physics. He creates the perfect chewy chocolate chip cookie, crisp oven fries and Asian orange grilled chicken wings.
Series 6 · Episode 3
Michael demonstrates one of the simplest ways to cook a chicken, bake it in a closed pot.
Series 6 · Episode 4
East meets West in Michael’s kitchen as he shows how to make one of his favourite restaurant dishes: spicy Kung Pao chicken.
Series 6 · Episode 5
Michael shows off a unique way to cook a whole chicken, pollo al mattone: flattened under a brick.
Series 6 · Episode 6
Michael tries out a few new ideas and relies on a few time tested and true techniques while he cooks up a pan of juicy pork chops with a new rosemary scented apple sauce.
Series 6 · Episode 7
It’s hero night! Michael slows down his family’s fast-paced life by trying out some new dinner ideas.
Series 6 · Episode 8
Michael explores the globe and finds that formerly exotic flavours of the world can become everyday mainstream. From Asia he creates a perfect food balance in orange sesame crusted pork tenderloin.
Series 6 · Episode 9
Michael shows off a spectacular way to cook an extra thick steak: grilled, sliced into a warm salad with arugula, lemon, olive oil and shaved Parmesan.
Series 6 · Episode 10
Michael rolls flank steak around dried tomato pesto and roasts pinwheels of flavour stuffed beef.
Series 6 · Episode 11
Michael sets aside the cookbooks and looks for ways to stir his personality into dinner.
Series 6 · Episode 12
Michael has some spare time and decides to play around with a few kitchen projects.
Series 6 · Episode 13
Michael finds dinner inspiration and ideas all over the world. His travels encourage a spirit of adventure as he cooks salmon with a Mediterranean flair in a Scandinavian Muurikka over an open fire.
Series 6 · Episode 14
Michael explores the pursuit of flavour and how it affects your cooking style. He discovers that once you’ve decided to make something taste the best it can, the ideas to make it happen are never far behind.
Series 6 · Episode 15
Michael explores the flavours of love. He creates a new menu for Rachel and discovers that cooking a special dinner is more of an aphrodisiac than any single ingredient.
Series 6 · Episode 16
Michael explores the great big world of freestyle condiment flavour and finds lots of bright examples.
Series 6 · Episode 17
Michael shows off winning strategies for a home cook’s most important job: filling the table with healthy flavour.
Series 6 · Episode 18
Michael looks for ways to fight boredom in the kitchen.
Series 6 · Episode 19
Michael invests time to save time as he gears up his kitchen for the busy week ahead.
Series 6 · Episode 20
Michael receives an unexpected treat, a large box of top quality chocolate.
Series 6 · Episode 21
Michael sets out to achieve perfection in the kitchen. He makes a simple sweet yeast dough and uses it to create a magnificent batch of homemade cinnamon rolls.
Series 6 · Episode 22
Michael hosts his monthly dining club friends. On the menu? Cooking with wine and spirits.
Series 6 · Episode 23
Michael shows that cooking for a crowd can be just as fun and easy as cooking for one.
Series 6 · Episode 24
Michael shows how to show off for a memorable cocktail party.
Series 6 · Episode 25
Michael hosts a deck party and shows how easy it is to fill your grill with flavours from all over the world.