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Luke Nguyen's United Kingdom

Luke Nguyen's United Kingdom is a ten-part television series hosted by a Vietnamese-Australian chef and restaurateur Luke Nguyen, taking us on a culinary tour of the United Kingdom. Luke Nguyen embarks on a culinary exploration around the United Kingdom, unearthing the unique, quirky and mouth-watering delicacies of this historic and fascinating island.

Episode 01 - London
Meeting up with his London-based brother, Lewis, Luke explores some of the city's fascinating foodie markets.

Episode 02 - Wiltshire
In the region's stunning countryside, Luke meets Caron Cooper who teaches him how to cook traditional lardy cake and tells of why a Japanese production company used her farmhouse for an animated television series.

Episode 03 - Wiltshire, Hampshire and Devon
Luke visits the famous Salisbury Cathedral and learns the secrets behind the city's oldest pub, The Haunch of Venison, and Lacock Abbey.

Episode 04 - Cornwall
Venturing out with local Newquay fisherman Phil, Luke helps catch spiny spider crabs and cooks up Asian-inspired crab cakes.

Episode 05 - Wales
Starting his visit in Cardiff, Luke meets an artisan bread maker who delivers fresh bread to homes by bicycle.

Episode 06 - Cumbria
Atop the tranquil and picturesque hills of the Lake District, Luke cooks with a cut of the delicious local sheep, Herdwick Hogget.

Episode 07 - Isle of Bute, Scotland
Between the waters of Bute and the mainland, Luke chases succulent langoustines with local fishermen and meets seaweed harvester, Iain McKellar, who is making the most of the island's natural resources.

Episode 08 - Edinburgh, Scotland
Once in Edinburgh, Luke uncovers the country's traditional cuisine and checks out the Scots Monument and Edinburgh Castle.

Episode 09 - Northumberland and Manchester
On this week's journey, Luke discovers a chef's paradise at Vallum Farm, where he meets up with friend David Kennedy and cooks a mouth-watering pork belly.

Episode 10 - Manchester and London
Returning to London, Luke reflects on his travels and discoveries, before catching up with friend Brett Graham, the co-owner of Michelin-starred restaurant, The Ledbury.


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