MUMBAI: Lifestyle channel TLC will showcase the cuisine of
Spain peppered with its history and cultural influences in
a new series - 'Rick Steins Spain'.
series is showcased through the lens of one of the most applauded
Chefs, Rick Stein, who travels the length and breadth of the
country in an old campervan, going off the beaten track to
discover the authentic soul ('duende') of Spanish cooking.
The show will air every Thursday at 9 pm.starting 5 July.
The show follows the course that Rick Stein embarks on to
discover if it is still the old Spain he visited as a young
boy or is Spain becoming more like the new Europe. He unravels
the traditions of Spain and learns if Spanish cuisine is changing
or is it sill the old sort of beans, stews and quite heavy
South Asia senior VP, GM Rahul Johri said, TLC was the
first international lifestyle channel to introduce food programming
in India. It offers the finest repertoire of food shows hosted
by iconic personalities such as Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain,
Bobby Chinn amongst many others. We are delighted to present
a new host Rick Stein who will enthrall the audience with
his culinary expedition of Spain.
wanders around the country and the restaurants, giving a sneak
peek into the unparalleled recipes and ingredients that are
sure to excite viewers about the countrys unique cuisine.
According to Rick, no one cooks fish with more respect or
grills meat better.
the past, French and Italian cooking have been seen to have
more finesse, but thanks to a handful of really dedicated
Spanish chefs and a growing enthusiasm for its rugged flavours,
that has all begun to change. Rick introduces the viewers
to contrasting recipes and offbeat ingredients, like Valencia
paella, Monkfish, Manchego cheese and others.