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The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

  • 2014
  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Food
  • Lifestyle

Summary

In Season 1, Dave Myers and Si King visit a food stall in Hong Kong, serve school dinners in Bangkok, take part in a sumo-wrestling bout in Tokyo and sample fried chicken in South Korea.

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Episode 5: Japan (South to Kyoto)

Summary

Dave Myers and Si King conclude their culinary journey around Japan by heading into the heart of the country to find out about the historic roots of Japanese cuisine. Dave puts his Strictly Come Dancing footwork into action when kneading noodle dough the artisan way, before the duo take an awe-inspiring bike ride to see Mount Fuji, spend a night at a Buddhist temple and are entertained by a geisha in Kyoto, complete with drinking games

Review

The Bikers visit a Japanese Buddhist temple where they meet a Liverpool FC-supporting monk who once made a pilgrimage to Anfield. The Bikers, in the penultimate leg of their Asian cuisine travel-thon, spend the night at the monastery before cooking dinner for their hosts as a thank you for their hospitality. The food has to be prepared by people with purified minds and Si King and Dave Myers, suitably spiritually cleansed, knock up tofu dumplings, which are served (here’s a note for interior design buffs) on some lovely deep-red crockery.

It’s another jolly journey, though you might need treatment for post-traumatic shock after seeing the Bikers’ bare bums when they leap into a mountain spa near Mount Fuji. Wherever the pair go they are greeted by smiley and welcoming people, including a ramen noodle maestro who declares King’s first attempt to make some as “garbage”.

Details

Released on
2014-03-13
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Crew

rolename
PresenterDave Myers
PresenterSi King
DirectorEd St Giles
ProducerEd St Giles
Executive producerCatherine Welton

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  • Summary

    Dave Myers and Si King conclude their culinary journey around Japan by heading into the heart of the country to find out about the historic roots of Japanese cuisine. Dave puts his Strictly Come Dancing footwork into action when kneading noodle dough the artisan way, before the duo take an awe-inspiring bike ride to see Mount Fuji, spend a night at a Buddhist temple and are entertained by a geisha in Kyoto, complete with drinking games

    Review

    The Bikers visit a Japanese Buddhist temple where they meet a Liverpool FC-supporting monk who once made a pilgrimage to Anfield. The Bikers, in the penultimate leg of their Asian cuisine travel-thon, spend the night at the monastery before cooking dinner for their hosts as a thank you for their hospitality. The food has to be prepared by people with purified minds and Si King and Dave Myers, suitably spiritually cleansed, knock up tofu dumplings, which are served (here’s a note for interior design buffs) on some lovely deep-red crockery.

    It’s another jolly journey, though you might need treatment for post-traumatic shock after seeing the Bikers’ bare bums when they leap into a mountain spa near Mount Fuji. Wherever the pair go they are greeted by smiley and welcoming people, including a ramen noodle maestro who declares King’s first attempt to make some as “garbage”.

    Details

    Released on
    2014-03-13
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterDave Myers
    PresenterSi King
    DirectorEd St Giles
    ProducerEd St Giles
    Executive producerCatherine Welton
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