River Cottage to the Core
About the Show
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall wants to sow the seeds of change and revolutionise the way we use fruit in Britain
Series 1 Summary
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall wants to change how we use fruit. He is also teaming up with the Woodland Trust to launch an initiative to give away thousands of free fruit trees to schools.
Episode 1 - Roast Pork, Black Pudding and Gooseberries
Hugh kicks off the series with a surprising cooking demonstration - but will his guests buy into strawberries in a savoury dish?
Episode 2 - Blueberry Coronation Chicken and Two Course Pasty
The River Cottage gang give sports day food a fruity twist with blueberry coronation chicken. Hugh also revives the coal miner's classic - a two course pasty containing meat and pudding.
Episode 3 - Pizza, Blackberry Beer and Chicken Pie
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall takes on a pizza challenge: can he get his pear and stilton pizzas past the 'meat feast' lovers at the local pub?
Episode 4 - Plum Compote, Waldorf Salad and Flapjacks
As summer turns to autumn, Hugh's serving up some classic dishes, including plum compote, a fancy plum Waldorf salad and some fruity flapjacks that revive some bananas past their best