We're ending Series One with a bang - by making the predecessor of Britain's National Dish: the Tikka Masala. First printed in 1961, it is asserted that Mrs Balbir Singh's 'Shahi Chicken Masala' is the original Tikka recipe, and is as similar as you'll find, especially when you consider the other most prominent claimant recalls their serendipitous invention as taking place ten years later.
Apple Pie 'fit for a king'? The dish is considered a traditional American dessert, however the first cookbook in the English language, from all the way in 1390, contains an innovative 'Tartys in Applis' recipe originally intended to be made for King Richard II.
Lasagna is a comfort food favourite, it has absolutely everything that's good in a dish, though if you're considering any change in diet, it can seem a hard dish to maintain. Doesn't have to be that way, though!
Bosnia and Herzegovina was my favourite country on the tour. It is completely different from other European countries, and even the other Balkans, perhaps on account of it not being an EU member. I can't recommend the country enough - and I'll tell you the highlights, lowlights and plenty of tips for the best places, and restaurants to go to!
The south of Croatia holds its most precious sights and cities - Dubrovnik and Split. If the Romans could cross the Adriatic to get here, and leave a mighty mark, then so can you. Plenty of tips, highlights and lowlights included.
On from Slovenia, we bussed it to the picturesque region of Istria, a region heavy with Italian and Roman influences and natural beauty. Read on for highlights, lowlights and tips!