Lorraine Pascale is out of the kitchen and on the road, as she helps reluctant cooks create memorable meals for family and friends. With delicious, easy recipes and fantastic tips, Lorraine is on a mission to give amateur cooks the confidence they need to surprise and delight their loved ones.
Season 1, Episode 1

Tony Sartori

In this episode Lorraine helps 52-year-old builder Tony Sartori, who has never cooked a meal in his life, to master a delicious Mediterranean-inspired menu, including a grilled peach and burrata salad, crispy salmon with polenta chips and grilled asparagus, and a dessert with real wow factor.

Tuesday
Mar 7
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Bryony Crutcher

26-year-old Bryony admits to passing shop-bought food off as her own, but now she's been tasked with hosting her best friend's hen party. So Lorraine creates an inspiring canapé menu for her, including Thai Larb Gai, bite-sized chocolate Napoleons and delicate coconut meringues filled with ginger cream.

Tuesday
Mar 7
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Sonia Harwood

Sonia Harwood is a mother-of-three and foster carer who'd love to create homemade family meals but ends up relying on frozen food. Lorraine shows her how easy cooking with fresh ingredients can be, including courgette fritters, a quick seafood linguine and an impressive baked ricotta cheesecake.

Tuesday
Mar 7
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Neil Forster

Neil Forster is an impatient cook who reaches for the takeaway menu rather than making food from scratch. Lorraine shows him recipes including asparagus and cream cheese puff pastry tarts, a quick way to do roast chicken and an irresistible summer fruits pudding with a neat shortcut.

Tuesday
Mar 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Travis Francis

Student Travis Francis admits his mum does all the cooking, now he wants to cook for her. Lorraine creates a menu inspired by his family's Caribbean roots, including a prawn, sweet potato and mango curry, a quick way to make bread, and some tempting chocolate and rum truffles.

Tuesday
Mar 7
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Sally Mack

Sally lacks the confidence to cook for anyone except herself, but after turning 50 she decided that had to change. Lorraine helps her with a Chinese inspired menu, including sweet and sour ribs, chicken and cashew nut stir fry and a show stopping cake.

Tuesday
Mar 7
9:30am | 8:30c

Quick Linguine with Prawns, Clams, Garlic and Chile

Mini Spiced-Apple Tarte Tatin with Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Honey Mustard and Garlic Spatchcock Chicken with Sweet Potato and Mint Mash

Grilled Peach, Burrata and Basil Salad with Dijon Dressing

Cucumber and Feta Bites with Dill and Pomegranate

Sweet and Sour Pork Loin Ribs

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