The food-focused programme has been featuring different guest hosts over the past few weeks. The Hairy Bikers have been praised for restoring faith in Saturday Kitchen. Over the past few weeks viewers have struggled to adjust to the show without long-time favourite James Martin. But after weeks of different guest hosts, the majority of viewers found themselves united in their opinion on the Hairy Bikers. One person tweeted: "The Hairy Bikers hosting, that's more like it. Much better today.
BBC One - Saturday Kitchen, 02/06/
Heat the chicken stock in a lidded saucepan. Add the chicken breast and bring to a low simmer. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken breasts from the water with tongs and place on a plate. Pour the cooking liquor into a large jug. Stir in the leeks and fry gently for two minutes, stirring occasionally until just softened.
The Hairy Bikers rev up for their Food Tour of Britain
The pair began their TV careers working behind the scenes, Si as a first assistant director and locations manager for film and television and Dave as a BBC make-up artist specialising in prosthetics. It was on the set of a TV drama that they first met and became friends. The cooks first appeared in front of the camera for their pilot Hairy Bikers series, filmed in Portugal. No strangers to travel before they started working together, the lads embraced the opportunity to seek out new dishes from around the globe when their show took off.