Paul Hollywood will pattern all method of attention-grabbing and genuine Mexican dishes, from crocodile tacos to baked tarantulas, in his newly commissioned Channel 4 present.
Paul Hollywood Eats Mexico will see the movie star baker journey throughout the nation studying about its tradition, character and historical past via its delicacies.
The three-part collection will take Hollywood from the capital of Mexico Metropolis, off the crushed path to Tijuana, and Cancun, experiencing many culinary surprises alongside the way in which.
The journey additionally features a go to to the Central de Abasto market the place he’ll attempt a wide range of uncommon fruits and different native delicacies, together with grilled cockroaches, crocodile tacos and baked tarantula.
Hollywood can even make a journey to the notorious US/Mexico border wall in Tijuana to take a meals tour of Sonoran, Sinaloan, Jaliscan and Guadalajaran eateries.
He’ll then head to a cactus restaurant to see the prickly plant remodeled into a tasty dish.
In Cancun, Hollywood is offered with a six-course banquet of historical Mayan impressed delicacies and spends a raucous night sampling beer in a cantina, whereas being schooled in all issues Tequila and Mezcal.
He can even tackle a chilli-themed restaurant problem earlier than being launched to the last word Mexican hangover remedy.
Hollywood additionally finds himself roped into judging a pasty competitors in a small city with a really sudden connection to Cornwall, and finds himself serving to to arrange an exquisitely adorned four-tier Quinceanera cake for a fifteenth celebration.
“Mexico is an amazing country, with amazing people and amazing food. The surprises never stopped coming,” stated Hollywood.
“For instance, I by no means thought I’d be judging a Cornish Pasty competitors in a Mexican city sq., backed by a full mariachi band.
“Which, for the avoidance of doubt, I did.”
Ian Dunkley, Commissioning Editor for Factual Leisure at Channel 4, stated: “Paul Hollywood is taking us past burritos, nachos and enchiladas to indicate us what Mexican foods and drinks is actually all about.
Paul Hollywood Eats Mexico will air on Channel 4 later in 2022.