Great British Menu episode 8 2019: The competing chefs are halfway through their heat and the pressure is mounting. Once again, they are each serving their own original take on this year’s Great British Menu pop music brief. For his main course, Ryan Simpson-Trotman is confident his dish, The UK’s Number 1, will hit the top spot with his combination of a beef pie and rump cap.
Sabrina Gidda is taking inspiration from her grandad’s collection of old 45s for her Sunday Jukebox main: pork wellington and Black Country faggots. Kray is going all out for wow factor with wagyu beef, American-style scones and purple potatoes for Shaarron, dedicated to Birmingham’s own Black Sabbath, The Osbournes and heavy metal.
Great British Menu episode 8 2019 – Central Main and Dessert
Dessert is the chef’s last chance to impress and stay in the competition to cook for the judges, so tensions are high. Sabrina creates a Fools Gold dessert of ice cream, peanut sable and honeycomb, in a tribute to The Stone Roses track. Kray is showing his romantic side with his dish A New Romance, inspired by the smell of Brian Ferry’s aftershave.
It features sweet smelling peaches presented in a variety of ways. Ryan is creating 2 Tone, a dessert dedicated to the Coventry record label and the ska music movement. It features a brownie made of white and dark chocolate as well as black and white meringues. But who is going home and who is staying on to cook for the judges tomorrow?