Ade in Britain

Monday, 21 November 2011, 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Monday 21 November: Cheshire 

Today Ade Edmondson’s quest to find British traditions and food takes him to Cheshire. Ade helps make Cheshire cheese, gets his hands dirty worm-charming and meets a world champion gooseberry grower before cooking up Cheshire Cheese Soup for a Tic Tac man at Chester Races. 

Part One: Heler’s Dairy Farm and Cheshire Cheese 

Part Two: Worm Charming 

Part Three: Gooseberries 

Part Four: Cheshire Race Course 

Smash and Grabs: Chester cakes 

Recipe: Cheshire Cheese Soup 

 

Tuesday 22 November: Dorset 

Today Ade Edmondson’s quest to find British traditions and food takes him to Dorset where he treats some Dorset Horn Sheep to a manicure and hair cut, gets to grips with the traditional skill of thatching, plants and harvests watercress and goes blueberry picking, before baking a Dorset Apple cake for a group of local Stave Dancers. 

Part One: Dorset Horn sheep 

Part Two: Roof Thatching 

Part Three: Watercress and Blueberries 

Part Four: Stave Dancers (Bourne Bumpers) 

Smash and Grabs: Blue Vinny Cheese and Dorset Knobs 

Recipe: Dorset Apple cake 

 

Wednesday 23 November: Norfolk 

Today Ade Edmondson’s quest to find British traditions and food takes him to Norfolk when he goes to sea to help catch Cromer crabs, visits the Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Fair, takes a dialect lesson from a local, mills flour in the last commercially working windmill in the county and makes baked Cromer Crab for a group of Shantymen in Sheringham. 

Part one: Cromer Crab Fishing 

Part two: Cromer Crab Fayre 

Part three: Denver Windmill 

Part four: Sheringham Shantymen 

Smash and Grabs: Bloaters and Samphire 

Recipe: Baked Cromer Crab 

 

Thursday 24 November: Devon 

Today Ade Edmondson’s quest to find British traditions and foods takes him to Devon, where he buys fresh fish at the Brixham Fish Market, meets a pair of cob builders who make things out of mud, visits a man who makes gin and cooks up a local dish for Devon folk hero Seth Lakeman. 

Part One: Brixham Fish Market 

Part Two: Cob building 

Part Three: Plymouth Gin 

Part Four: Seth Lakeman 

Smash and Grab: Devon Ice cream 

Recipe: Devonshire Squab Pie 

 

Friday 25 November: North Yorkshire 

Today Ade Edmondson’s quest to find British traditions and food takes him to North Yorkshire where he learns how to cure a ham the old fashioned way, meets a Hornblower who carries out the oldest daily ceremony in the world, makes one of Yorkshire’s favourite treats then cooks up a local dish for the Muker Silver Band. 

 

Part One: Yorkshire Ham 

Part Two: Ripon Hornblower 

Part Three: Betty’s Tearooms 

Part Four: Muker Silver Band 

Smash and Grabs: Eggs and Glendale Ginger beer 

Recipe: Yorkshire Brack

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