In this second episode of Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes, Tom creates dishes inspired by his favourite takeaway foods – the kind of casual grab-and-go food that puts a smile on people’s faces. He starts with a puff pastry pizza (saving time on making pizza dough) and tops it with delicious crispy beef. He then cooks an upmarket version of the classic post-pub takeaway – the doner kebab. He swaps the usual lamb for duck, marinates it in Asian flavours and threads it on to lemongrass skewers for maximum flavour.
As a child, Tom’s favourite takeaway treats were the doughnuts he bought at the end of Weston Super-mare pier. Tom visits a stall in London’s Borough Market, which is serving some of the best doughnuts he’s ever tasted. Inspired by his visit, he makes a grown up doughnut, stuffed with an innovative chocolate filling that tastes of Turkish delight.
He also comes up with a twist on the traditional Cornish pasty, replacing meat with lovely smoked haddock. Lastly he serves up the ultimate takeaway treat – the burger – but he makes hamburgers with real ham to feed some hungry crowds on the trackside at the dogs.
Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes: Takeaway is scheduled for broadcast tonight (10th October) at 9pm on BBC2.
Originally reported here with additional info about Lorraine Pascale’s series How To Be A Better Cook: