New on BBC Lifestyle in September 2009

Written by TVSA Team from the blog BBC Lifestyle on 08 Sep 2009
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Starting on BBC Lifestyle in September, 2009:

Spendaholics 4
Premiered: Friday 4 September 2009 at 21h20
Continues every Friday at 21h20
Number of episodes: 6

This all new season began with customer services leader, Stuart Hicks who was drowning in £20,000 of debt thanks to his love of labels and a pricey penchant for rare Japanese robots.

More info on TVSA's Spendaholics Show Page.

How To Look Good Naked  4
Premiered: Monday 7 September 2009 at 21h30
Series continues every Monday at 21h20
Number of episodes: 7

A reality makeover show in which fashion stylist Gok Wan encourages women who are insecure with their bodies to strip nude for the camera and to partake in self esteem building exercises.

TVSA's How To Look Good Naked 4 Show Page

What To Eat Now -  Autumn
Premiere date: Tuesday 29 September 2009 at 18h30
Continues every Tuesday at 18h30
Number of episodes: 6

Chef and culinary explorer Valentine Warner embarks on a journey through autumn food.

Each episode follows the growth of the autumnal ingredients that Valentine then shows how to cook. The show also explores the life cycles of rabbits and snipe, mackerel and lobsters, pumpkins, carrots, apples and pears, explaining how they grow and how their individual flavours and textures develop.


Carluccio And The Renaissance Cookbook
Monday 21 September 2009 at 18h30

A one-off documentary in which Italian chef and restaurateur Antonio Carluccio investigates the life and recipes of Bartolomeo Scappi, a popular chef from the 16th century who published a cookbook containing 1,000 recipes.

Antonio travels through Italy, where he cooks grilled eel in Venice, a porcini mushroom tart in Lombardy and a stuffed suckling pig banquet in Rome. He pays a visit to a restaurant on the banks of Lake Maggiore where Scappi’s masterful meals are frequently on the menu.

In Venice, Antonio is delighted to discover that many of the age-old cooking techniques and recipes from Scappi’s time, including Scappi’s characteristic use of spices for his marinades, are still used in many kitchens.

Throughout his journey, Antonio cooks an array of Scappi’s recipes, which were originally created for cardinals, emperors and popes.

BBC Lifestyle is on DStv Channel 180.

1 Comment

08 Sep 2009 20:39

! What To Cook Now, Autumn - SO irrelevant. I don't understand - apparently they design the schedule for Africa specifically yet they get the season so wrong.

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