The Joy of Sharing

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Food & Drink, Series 2 Episode 3 of 10

Duration: 30 minutes

How we eat and drink changes to reflect the way we live. Half of British families struggle to share a meal more than three times a week and yet we crave the sense of togetherness sharing food gives us.

Richard Corrigan joins Michel in the kitchen to cook up the ultimate sharing food, a hearty chicken and crayfish pie. Kate comes up with some fantastic ale matches and there is lively debate about the future of family dining.

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  • Kate's drink choices

    Food and Drink Series 2: Kates drink choices
    This week I have paired meals with ale and cider. For Richard's ham, chicken and crayfish pie these three pale ales are a great match:
    • Wild Swan Pale Ale, (Waitrose, £2.08 for 500ml)
    • Red Willow Headless Pale Ale, (£27 for 12 x 500ml bottles,
    • Magic Rock Hire Wire West Coast Pale Ale, (£2.60 for 500ml,

    And what could be more appropriate for Michel's British tapas than a British cider? Why not try:
    • Orchard Pig Truffler Dry Sparkling Cider, (Waitrose, £2.15 for 500ml)

    * Please note that these retailers and prices were last updated on 3rd February 2014.** These ales and ciders may also be available at different retailers.


Michel Roux Jr
Kate Goodman
Richard Corrigan
Andy Bates
Executive Producer
Robi Dutta
Series Producer
Hannah Corneck




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    ANDY'S FINAL THOUGHT:  Thank you so much for all your comments tonight.  This is a subject that means a lot to me and I love that you've all be so engaged with the subject.  

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