With the irrepressible Gordon Ramsay at the helm, The F Word delivers a bold new approach to food on TV, a fresh way of dealing with an area at the heart of all our lives. A topical nine-part weekly show hosted by Gordon Ramsay, aided and abetted by restaurant critic Giles Coren, The F Word aims to be the definitive food series on television. Whether it's food in the shops, on the restaurant table, in your fridge or in your mouth, you'll find out everything you need to know on The F Word.
In tonight's first programme, Coronation Street's WENDI PETERS and her family face the white heat of the F Word kitchen; GERI HALLIWELL challenges Gordon to beat her recipe for Spanish Meatballs; BAFTA winning Gavin & Stacey star JAMES CORDEN bites off more than he can chew; and Gordon goes in search of the ultimate deep sea delicacy.
In tonight's second programme, it's Channel 4 news anchor KRISHNAN GURU-MURTHY and his family who are faced with cooking for fifty hungry diners; KATE GARRAWAY challenges Gordon to beat her recipe for bread and butter pudding; Janet continues her struggle to rear veal that will match Gordon's exacting standards; and Gordon takes his son Jack on a hunt for rabbits.
In tonight's programme boy band McFly face the music in Gordon's kitchen; Janet Street-Porter champions a new low-fat superfood: Ostrich; Gordon attempts to get a fan of takeaways ready to run a marathon by teaching him how to make a fantastic healthy home-made meal in "Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite"; and comedian BEN MILLER goes head to head with Gordon in the recipe challenge with his version of the classic Victoria Sponge cake.
In tonight's programme Nicole Appleton and Melanie Blatt and their mums cook a delicious starter of angel hair pasta & clams, spiced pork chops with crushed sweet potatoes and a classic apple tart while Nicole's husband Liam Gallagher watches from the dining room; Janet Street-Porter tries to persuade her Yorkshire neighbours to eat more veal; in "Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite" Gordon faces one of his toughest physical challenges yet as he's put through his paces by the Marines, then shows them how to cook a fantastically healthy low-calorie but full-flavour beef curry; it's David Blunkett versus Gordon in the recipe challenge with Shepherd's Pie; and Gordon searches through the night for one of Britain's rarest and most delicious food delicacies: Elvers.
In tonight's programme Paddy McGuinness and his family cook a delicious starter of scallops, quail's eggs and pea puree, a main course of escalope of chicken, sauteed potatoes and chard and a mouth-watering raspberry souffle for dessert; Janet Street-Porter's veal calves undergo an important operation; in Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite, Gordon teaches comedian DARA O'BRIAIN how to cook a delicious and healthy prawn and crayfish pilaf, proving that low fat food doesn't need to be boring food; JAMELIA takes on Gordon in the recipe challenge with her Jamaican chicken soup; and Gordon travels to America for one of his most extraordinary food adventures yet: Catfish Noodling.
In tonight's programme Neneh Cherry and her family cook smoked trout fillets, glazed beef with gremolata and a delicious pear tatin. Gordon teaches JOHN PRESCOTT how to cook mouth-watering fish cakes with anchovy dressing, proving that healthy food can satisfy even the biggest appetite; extreme foodie TOM PARKER BOWLES visits Sardinia to track down one the world's most fascinating food delicacies; Gordon joins the US Army as they take on a ferocious enemy: wild hogs; and DANNII MINOGUE takes on Gordon with her vegetarian risotto.
In tonight's programme Gordon takes his son Jack fishing in the Scottish Highlands and then gets the rest of the family to help turn an old Robin Reliant into a salmon smoker in his back garden; Janet Street-Porter decides whether or not to make her veal calves Free Range; in Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetitite, Gordon teaches a female firefighter how to make a deliciously healthy beef burger with potato wedges and a beetroot relish; and MEAT LOAF takes on Gordon with his tuna bake. Plus Angela Griffin and her family cook stir-fried duck in lettuce cups, saffron beam and peppers, and summer berry mille feuille for the F Word diners.
In tonight's programme, Gordon goes shooting for pigeon and makes a delicious warm pigeon salad; Janet takes her veal calves to a country show; Tom Parker Bowles attempts to cook a whole pig, nose to tail, using every single part of the animal; in Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite, Gordon teaches a family with 8 kids how to make food fun as well as delicious and healthy; Edith Bowman takes Gordon on in the recipe challenge with her take on one of Scotland's greatest dishes - Haggis; and Dizzee Rascal drops into the restaurant for dinner. Plus Matt Dawson and his family help Gordon cook a fantastic glazed salmon with salad starter, a main course of Gressingham Duck, and a honeycomb dessert.
In tonight's programme, Gordon goes "back to the floor" and becomes a junior chef at a Chinese restaurant, learning how to make one of the world's most ancient delicacies - Dim Sum; in Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite, Gordon visits London Zoo to find out why the animals are eating better than the humans; Jo Brand takes Gordon on in the recipe challenge with her vegetable curry; and Harry Enfield drops into the restaurant for dinner. Plus Mica Paris and her family cook a delicious mackerel and warm potato salad starter, a pigeon casserole for main course, and a fantastic strawberry dessert.
In tonight's programme, Janet Street-Porter faces one of the most difficult moments of her life - her veal calves have had a happy life in a field in Yorkshire but now it's time for them to go to slaughter; in Gordon Ramsay's Healthy Appetite, Gordon teaches a group of London Underground emergency workers how to cook a delicious, low-fat breakfast; and Jessica Hynes from Spaced takes Gordon on in the recipe challenge with her macaroni cheese. In the restaurant the diners, who include comedian Rob Brydon, enjoy a delicious three course meal, cooked by Christopher Biggins and family, of pea soup, chicken stroganoff, and vanilla cheesecake.
In tonight's programme, Gordon meets supermodel Erin O'Connor to find out what models really eat; Janet Street-Porter spit roasts one of the veal calves she has raised; Jon Snow takes on Gordon in the recipe challenge with his salmon fillet dish. In the restaurant, Emma Bunton and her family help Gordon cook three simple and tasty recipes everyone can cook and enjoy at home: a starter of gnocchi with peas and broad beans; a main course of Dover sole, shrimps and champ (during which Gordon joins the brigade as a sous chef and takes orders from Emma's boyfriend Jade); and a delicious dessert of gooseberry and elderflower crumble.
The series comes to a spectacular climax as Gordon travels to Iceland and the Sierra Nevada in Spain. In the restaurant Gordon takes on the ultimate challenge - cooking one of Janet's veal calves for 50 vegetarians who want to try meat again; he returns to Rangers Football Club to teach them how to cook a delicious, healthy poached chicken with bean and fennel salad; and in the recipe challenge Graham Norton and Gordon compete to have their roasted peach dish served to the diners for dessert. The winning brigade from the series return to cook three luxurious dishes: a starter of lobster and caviar with new potatoes and a truffle mayonnaise, a main course of veal marsala with sauteed vegetables, and the winning dessert from Gordon's recipe challenge with Graham Norton.