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Food Busker's Cult Food Stories

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There is a unique collection of dishes in the world that illicit a fervent following from their devotees. Producing almost religious veneration in their preparation and consumption, Cult Foods generate queues, make restaurants and crash Instagram. John Quilter aka Food Busker will take us on a journey to uncover the history of theses dishes. We’ll hear him speaking to friends, experts and fans to find out the whys, the wheres and the hows in an attempt to unpick the secrets to creating Cult Food. John will also attempt to make the dish himself, sharing any pitfalls, funny mistakes and successes along the way.

There is a unique collection of dishes in the world that illicit a fervent following from their devotees. Producing almost religious veneration in their preparation and consumption, Cult Foods generate queues, make restaurants and crash Instagram. John Quilter aka Food Busker will take us on a journey to uncover the history of theses dishes. We’ll hear him speaking to friends, experts and fans to find out the whys, the wheres and the hows in an attempt to unpick the secrets to creating Cult Food. John will also attempt to make the dish himself, sharing any pitfalls, funny mistakes and successes along the way.
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United Kingdom

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Global Radio

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There is a unique collection of dishes in the world that illicit a fervent following from their devotees. Producing almost religious veneration in their preparation and consumption, Cult Foods generate queues, make restaurants and crash Instagram. John Quilter aka Food Busker will take us on a journey to uncover the history of theses dishes. We’ll hear him speaking to friends, experts and fans to find out the whys, the wheres and the hows in an attempt to unpick the secrets to creating Cult Food. John will also attempt to make the dish himself, sharing any pitfalls, funny mistakes and successes along the way.

Language:

English


Episodes

Order No. 4: Katsu Sandwich

6/12/2019
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This Japanese spin on the beloved sarnie has exploded onto the cult food scene. But what secrets are hidden between the two slices of bread? John’s deconstructs this quirky cutlet snack and tells you how to serve up your own version that’s bursting with flavour and sure to be a brunch-time banger! If fancy giving the Katsu Sandwich a crack, all the ingredients and a step by step video of how to make it are on my Food Busker channel, here: https://youtu.be/uCEi9E1Ua-I Make it, post it, share...

Duration:00:19:27

Order No. 3: Steak

5/29/2019
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A simple, sizzling, succulent steak never fails to get the mouth watering. But nailing the perfect steak isn’t just in the cooking. It starts with the meat. John speaks to award-winning chefs Richard Turner (Hawksmoor), Mark Hix (Tramshed) and beef guru Peter Hannan to get the lowdown on dry ageing his own meat. Can John replicate Peter’s ground-breaking technique in his own kitchen, to serve up a Cult Food worthy T-bone to the best in the business? Plus, John shares the secrets to cooking a...

Duration:00:34:37

Order No. 2: Pizza

5/15/2019
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This Cult Food classic is easy, right? Wrong! John is schooled in the techniques of how to craft a traditional Margherita by James Elliot, Co-Founder of Pizza Pilgrims in London. Can John lift the lid on the secret to the perfect dough? Can he deliver the perfect Cult Food pizza? Plus, John’s got some top tips to help you craft your own traditional Margherita pizza, from scratch, at home. See me attempt to make a pizza with James at Pizza Pilgrims: https://youtu.be/y4ovVDTmp6c And if you’re...

Duration:00:27:31

Order No. 1: Ramen

4/30/2019
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John seeks advice from some of the best Ramen chefs in the world. But even that doesn’t prepare him for the extent of this Cult Food challenge. John’s culinary expertise is pushed to the limits as he attempts to recreate this classic Japanese dish. Will he succeed, or could this deceptively simple Cult Food get the better of him? See more about my Ramen journey here: https://youtu.be/JV0Lp4HlChg Watch a breakdown of all the ingredients and a step by step video of how to make your own Ramen:...

Duration:00:19:47

Entrée: Preview

4/18/2019
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There is a unique collection of dishes in the world that illicit a fervent following from their devotees. Producing almost religious veneration in their preparation and consumption, Cult Foods generate queues, make restaurants and crash Instagram. John Quilter aka Food Busker will take us on a journey to uncover the history of theses dishes. We’ll hear him speaking to friends, experts and fans to find out the whys, the wheres and the hows in an attempt to unpick the secrets to creating Cult...

Duration:00:01:27