Britain is home to some of the most iconic dishes in the world. From fish and chips to spotted dick, pie and mash to roast beef, these are the meals that have kept Britain full and happy for centuries. In his new series, Heston explores the stories behind some of these favourites. Why did roast beef become Britain’s national dish? How were fish and chips used to keep morale up during the war?
On his travels around the country Heston discovers why these dishes are so deeply rooted in British culture. Through unlocking their secret histories and exploring their origins, he uses what he learns to help inspire an epic culinary salute to each one, all with his infamous trademark twist. From edible rock pools to sweet hot dogs, explore a host of amazing, unexpected and incredible creations served up in a celebration of all the things that have helped make British food great. Produced by Betty in association with Snail Porridge.... Read more.