Episode 1

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Episode 1 of 4

Duration: 28 minutes

New four-part Caribbean cookery series in which passionate food enthusiast Levi Roots travels around Jamaica and across the UK showing how to bring sunshine flavours to your kitchen.

Levi returns to Jamaica where he grew up to cook spicy lamb in his childhood village; eat delicious yam mash with the family of Jamaican Olympic hero Usain Bolt; and show how to barbecue fish Caribbean style - on the beach.

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  • More About Levi Roots

    Levi Roots grew up in Jamaica where his grandmother taught him the magic of Caribbean cooking. He later moved to England, but yearned for the music and sunshine of Jamaica.

    To combat his homesickness he would spend hours in the kitchen, preparing the recipes his grandmother had given him and refining her recipe for jerk chicken sauce - a mission that led to him appearing on BBC Two's Dragons' Den where he won financial backing to market his sauce commercially.

Credits

Presenter
Levi Roots
Director
Spike Geilinger

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