Atul's Spice Kitchen: Malaysia

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Following appearances on Great British Menu and Market Kitchen, double Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar takes on his first presenting role. Atul's Spice Kitchen sees the chef explore Malaysia’s cuisine and a spice trade that’s influenced by China, India, Portugal and Thailand. Running five critically-acclaimed London restaurants, Atul has been credited as re-inventing Indian cuisine in the UK and is no stranger to exciting, flavour-packed food.

Episode Description

1

Penang

Award-winning Indian chef, Atul Kochhar, tracks down Malaysia's very best recipes. Here, he finds out why Penang is called the 'food capital of Malaysia'.

2

Kuala Lumpur

Award-winning Indian chef, Atul Kochhar, travels around Malaysia on a journey to find the country's best recipes. In Kuala Lumpur, he makes food fusion classics.

3

Sarawak

Chef Atul Kochhar is in the Malaysian region of Borneo, Sarawak. Local journalist and food writer, Dunstan takes Atul on a pungent adventure to a fishing village where they see how 'belanchan,' or pounded shrimp paste is made.

4

Perak

Chef Atul Kochhar is on the beautiful West coast of Malaysia - famous for its fresh and dried fish. In his coastal kitchen Atul cooks one of the most popular Malaysian dishes, chicken satay and sea bass in a sweet and spicy sauce.

5

Kelantan/Terengganu

Chef Atul Kochhar ends his culinary journey on the East coast of Malaysia. It's a lush region of paddy fields and tropical fruit, and Atul soon learns of the Thai influence on the dishes here.