French chef Raymond Blanc shares Kitchen Secrets, cooking recipes from simple to stunning. Filmed on location in his Oxfordshire restaurant with foodie visits at home and abroad.

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Summer Greens

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Summer Greens episode 8

In Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Summer Greens episode 8, Raymond celebrates the freshest summer greens. Beginning with a simple yet vibrant pistou soup, laden with summer vegetables and bursting with basil, topped with crispy croutons and meltingly rich parmesan.     Next a dish ideal for a warm summer's day - poached salmon resting on a bed of citrusy sorrel served with a zingy lemon sauce. The combination of crisp chicory, ripe pears and walnuts creates a flavour-packed salad…

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Summer Fruits

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Summer Fruits episode 7

In Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Summer Fruits episode 7, Raymond demonstrates the versatility of the summer's juiciest fruits. To begin with, he prepares a simple but impressive berry-strewn pavlova. Next, a spicy cherry clafoutis sees the vibrant fruit cushioned in a bed of soft, sumptuous pastry. A ruby red fig tart adds a touch of decadence, and for the finale there is an aromatic fruit soup topped with a delicate caramel cage and light bubbles of champagne.    …

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Spices and Chillies

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Spices and Chillies episode 6

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Spices and Chillies episode 6, in this episode, Raymond draws upon memories of his travels through Asia to create dishes full of fragrant spice and fiery heat. To kick off, a mouth-wateringly fresh green papaya salad with the sweet crunch of pomegranate and a tangy dressing of chilli and lime.     The inspiration for Raymond's next dish comes from no further than his own kitchen. Indian vegetable curry infused with a complex blend of…

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Charcuterie

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Charcuterie episode 5

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Charcuterie episode 5, in this carnivorous episode, Raymond shares his love of the art of charcuterie: cooked or preserved meats. To begin, wafer-thin slices of duck ham cured in herbs and juniper berries are joined by crispy lardons to create a delicious dish packed with crunch and flavour.     Next, a rich, buttery chicken liver parfait with a zesty, spicy coating, which is simple to make but satisfying to savour. Pot-au-feu is a one-pot…

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Pudding

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Pudding episode 4

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets – Pudding episode 4 is a treat for the taste buds as Raymond celebrates his passion for puddings, sweet and savoury. To kick off there is a French childhood favourite, riz au lait, a velvety vanilla rice pudding with a crunchy caramel topping and a tangy fruit compote. Next is another French classic, tarte tatin. Glossy caramelised apples embedded in golden puff pastry create a sumptuous dessert and comforting finale to any meal.     Moving…

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