Series 4 Episode 3
8.30PM Mon 28 July 2014

One of Jimmy's old favourites is black pudding. He learns about the amazing properties of blood and discovers how it's becoming trendy in gastronomy. Could desserts like pavlova be made from no-egg blood meringues?

Meanwhile, Kate investigates how it's possible to grow juicy watermelons in one of the driest parts of Europe. She visits an enormous city of greenhouses in the Andalusian dessert where millions of melons are grown. But they need lots of water; where does it all come from?

And Matt wants to know how they get the letters in the middle of a stick of rock. He visits a confectioner in Bridlington where they've been making the seaside classic using a technique perfected for over a century.

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        The cake with the secret ingredient
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      Matt wants to know how they get the letters in the middle of a stick of rock Watch Food Unwrapped Mon 28 Jul 2014
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