Episode guide

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 1

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

  • Bangers and Treacle

    Owner of The Fat Duck, Heston Blumenthal, applies his radical 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to bangers and mash, and treacle tart with ice cream.

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  • Fish and Chips

    Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal applies his unorthodox techniques to classic British favourites fish and chips. Is it easier to pop down the chippy?

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  • Roast Chicken

    Heston applies 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to roast a chicken with the trimmings. Does science improve your bird - or is it all a bit of a palaver?

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  • Pizza

    Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal applies his 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to everyday foods. How to cook a better pizza than one that would arrive by moped.

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  • Steak and Salad

    Boffin chef Heston Blumenthal applies his unorthodox 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to develop an entirely new way to cook a steak.

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  • Spaghetti Bolognaise

    Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal applies his unorthodox 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to spaghetti bolognaise - a staple recipe for students.

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  • Black Forest Gateau

    Chef Heston Blumenthal applies his unorthodox 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to transform that tired 1970s dessert, Black Forest Gateau.

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Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 2

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

  • Chilli con Carne

    Heston Blumenthal strives for perfection in this globetrotting cookery show. Here, he visits America in his quest to create the perfect chilli con carne.

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  • Chicken Tikka Masala

    Join master chef Heston Blumenthal on a fascinating gastronomic quest. In the first part, he turns his attention to the chicken tikka masala.

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  • Hamburger

    Award-winning chef Heston Blumenthal continues his search for culinary perfection. Here, he looks at that perennial favourite for carnivores: the hamburger.

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  • Peking Duck

    Heston Blumenthal applies his unique molecular gastronomy to the nation's favourite dishes. Here, he attempts to create the ultimate Peking Duck.

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  • Fish Pie

    Acclaimed chef Heston Blumenthal revolutionises the UK's favourite dishes. Here, he creates the perfect fish pie by encapsulating all he loves about the seaside.

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  • Baked Alaska

    Heston Blumenthal's quest for culinary perfection takes on that dessert trolley classic - baked Alaska. His research begins at New York's Delmonico restaurant.

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  • Risotto

    Chef Heston Blumenthal searches for culinary perfection. Here, he takes on the Italian risotto and tries to find his own distinctive version.

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  • Trifle

    Acclaimed chef Heston Blumenthal applies his molecular gastronomy to traditional dishes. Here, he takes on that classic dessert - the trifle.

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