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Regarded as one of the greatest living chefs on the planet, Heston Blumenthal examines some of the UK’s everyday foods in an extraordinary way. Heston’s approach to food is as unconventional as it is original. At his restaurant ‘The Fat Duck’, Blumenthal has had great success with his scientific culinary menus and methods which challenge traditional perceptions of flavours. In this seven-part series he turns his attention to eight of the UK’s favourite dishes. From shepherd’s pie to fish and chips, each meal is given the signature Blumenthal scientific grilling in an effort to create the most perfect version ever experienced. In his bid to source the best ingredients, he introduces viewers to food growers and providers from across the globe and like-minded passionate researchers, chefs and members of his team. The series also features radical new ways to film the cooking process with innovative cameras and techniques: infrared, ultraviolet, heat sensitive, micro-cams and graphics to illustrate molecular animation. Follow Blumenthal’s scientific expertise, his obsession and his overwhelming desire to create an incredible taste sensation and memory link through the palate.