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In this practical home cookery series Gordon Ramsay strips away the graft and complexity to show how to cook 100 simple, accessible and modern recipes to stake your life on

About the Show

In this practical home cookery series Gordon Ramsay strips away the graft and complexity to show how to cook 100 simple, accessible and modern recipes to stake your life on

Series 1 Summary

Gordon Ramsay has been taught by some of the best chefs in the world, and in turn has taught some of the best himself. Now he gives viewers a simple guide to how it's all done.

  • Episode 1 - Getting Started

    Recipes in this episode include delicious pork chops with sweet and sour peppers, and pan-fried scallops with crunchy apple salad. Gordon also shares a tip to keep your knives sharp.

  • Episode 2 - Keeping It Simple

    Gordon teaches how to keep it simple. Recipes include chilli beef lettuce wraps, and miso-poached salmon, and there's a guide to buying perfect fish.

  • Episode 3 - Cooking with Chilli

    Gordon shows how to cook with chilli. Recipes include red mullet with sweet chilli sauce, classic jerk chicken, and a super simple spicy beef salad.

  • Episode 4 - Cooking with Spice

    Gordon's cookery course continues as he shows how to cook with spices. Recipes include a gutsy slow-cooked fiery lamb, a curry-spiced sweetcorn soup, and a simple but delicious aromatic rice pudding.

  • Episode 5 - Ultimate Food on a Budget

    Gordon shows how to make dream food on a budget. Recipes include sausage rice, roasted mackerel with garlic and paprika, and unforgettable lamb with fried bread.

  • Episode 6 - More Ultimate Food on a Budget

    Gordon shows how to cook more delicious food on a budget. Recipes include leek and gruyere rosti with fried eggs, a delicious apple crumble, and seriously impressive homemade gnocchi.

  • Episode 7 - Stress-Free Cooking

    Gordon's cookery course tackles stress-free cooking. Recipes include sticky pork ribs, a spicy chutney, and an amazing chilli chicken with ginger and coriander that gets better and better with time.

  • Episode 8 - Making It Easy

    Gordon's course continues with meatballs in fragrant coconut broth and a fabulous alternative to a chocolate brownie: white chocolate blondies.

  • Episode 9 - Real Fast Food

    Gordon shows how to make real fast food. Recipes include smoky pork sliders with homemade BBQ sauce, chicken stir-fry with rice noodles, and a fast noodle soup.

  • Episode 10 - Street Food Classics

    Gordon demonstrates some home-cooked street food classics. Recipes include beef tacos with wasabi mayo and flavour-packed chilli dogs. Plus: a shopping guide to help you buy the finest chocolate.

  • Episode 11 - Baking

    Gordon focuses on home baking. Recipes include his flavour-packed olive, tomato and rosemary focaccia, quick flatbreads with lemon, thyme and ricotta and a spectacular sponge with fresh ginger.

  • Episode 12 - Better Baking

    Gordon shows how to achieve better baking results. Recipes include a simple leek and pancetta quiche, a stylish baked cheesecake and indulgent chocolate tarts.

  • Episode 13 - Ultimate Slow Cooking

    Gordon shows how to make the ultimate slow cooked dishes. Recipes include caramelised figs with ricotta, phenomenal slow-cooked beef short ribs, and melting beef brisket.

  • Episode 14 - Slow Cooked Favourites

    Gordon shares more slow cooked favourites, including slow braised stuffed lamb breasts and ultra-tender slow roasted pork belly with fennel. Plus: how to buy the best cuts of meat for slow cooking.

  • Episode 15 - Brunches

    Gordon shows how to cook brunch. Recipes include spicy pancakes, a simple frittata, and a fool-proof cheat's souffle with three cheeses.

  • Episode 16 - More Brunches

    Gordon shows how to make more outstanding brunches, from the perfect steak sandwich to succulent crab and mascarpone crepes and homemade crumpets

  • Episode 17 - TV Dinners

    Gordon shares his perfect TV dinners. Recipes include delicious mushroom and leek pasta and stunning sweetcorn fritters with yoghurt dip. Plus Gordon shares his top tips for buying pasta.

  • Episode 18 - Simple Suppers

    Gordon turns his focus to deliciously simple suppers. Recipes include spicy tuna fishcakes and an incredible griddled pineapple with spiced caramel.

  • Episode 19 - Cooking for Special Occasions

    Gordon shows how to cook for special occasions. Recipes include stuffed lamb with spinach and pine nuts, Vietnamese-style fresh prawn rolls and a whole sea bass stuffed with fennel, lemon and capers.

  • Episode 20 - Special Salads and Fabulous Fruits

    Gordon teaches more recipes for fabulous food for special occasions, including a flavour-packed green papaya salad, a simple but celebratory chopped salad and spectacular raspberry millefeuille