Paul Hollywood will sample all method of interesting and reliable Mexican dishes, from crocodile tacos to baked tarantulas, in his newly commissioned Channel 4 demonstrate.
Paul Hollywood Eats Mexico will see the celeb baker vacation throughout the place understanding about its tradition, character and history by means of its cuisine.
The 3-component sequence will take Hollywood from the funds of Mexico City, off the crushed trail to Tijuana, and Cancun, dealing with a lot of culinary surprises alongside the way.
In episode a single, the Bake Off decide will be led by a guidebook recognized as The Taco Hunter, as he explores the metropolis to sample the uncomplicated however delicious taco al pastor.
The vacation also incorporates a go to to the Central de Abasto sector where he will test a range of abnormal fruits and other local delicacies, such as grilled cockroaches, crocodile tacos and baked tarantula.
Hollywood will also take a excursion to the notorious US/Mexico border wall in Tijuana to choose a meals tour of Sonoran, Sinaloan, Jaliscan and Guadalajaran eateries.
He will then head to a cactus cafe to see the prickly plant remodeled into a delectable dish.
In Cancun, Hollywood is offered with a six-course banquet of historic Mayan motivated delicacies and spends a raucous evening sampling beer in a cantina, while becoming schooled in all points Tequila and Mezcal.
He will also take on a chilli-themed cafe obstacle just before becoming launched to the greatest Mexican hangover heal.
The baker will also be given a prospect to exhibit off his individual remarkable competencies and he will sign up for major Mexican chef Elena Reygadas for a lesson on how to make Concha, Mexico’s most well-known Pan Dulce.
Hollywood also finds himself roped into judging a pasty opposition in a little city with a really surprising connection to Cornwall, and finds himself assisting to put together an exquisitely adorned 4-tier Quinceanera cake for a fifteenth birthday celebration.
“Mexico is an remarkable country, with awesome individuals and astounding food items. The surprises by no means stopped coming,” explained Hollywood.
“For instance, I by no means believed I would be judging a Cornish Pasty competitors in a Mexican city sq., backed by a whole mariachi band.
“Which, for the avoidance of doubt, I did.”
Ian Dunkley, Commissioning Editor for Factual Entertainment at Channel 4, explained: “Paul Hollywood is taking us beyond burritos, nachos and enchiladas to show us what Mexican food items and drink is actually all about.
Paul Hollywood Eats Mexico will air on Channel 4 later on in 2022.