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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall goes back to the land and the sea in search of an alternative culinary lifestyle. Hugh grows his own produce and sees if he can make vegetables the stars of any meal.

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall goes back to the land and the sea in search of an alternative culinary lifestyle. Hugh grows his own produce and sees if he can make vegetables the stars of any meal.

Series 10 Summary

Fish is one of the UK's favourite foods and the benefits of eating it regularly are widely reported. Yet with diminishing fish stocks, there's a crisis at sea. It's not just the fish on our plates that are becoming an endangered species but the whole fishing industry itself. So what's a fish lover to do? Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall begins an investigative culinary journey around the British Isles to tackle the problem.

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    Episode 1

    Hoping to discover alternative, delicious and sustainable seafood that fishmongers should be selling and we should be eating, Hugh's fish fact-finding adventure begins in the Channel Islands.

  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

    Episode 2

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's investigation moves to another of the British Isles' fishiest hotspots, the Hebrides in Scotland.

  • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

    Episode 3

    Hugh returns home to the West Country where he teams up with the region's most progressive fishermen to investigate commercial developments in sustainable fishing.

River Cottage synopsis

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall goes back to the land and the sea in search of an alternative culinary lifestyle. Hugh grows his own produce and sees if he can make vegetables the stars of any meal.

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