UpRooted follows the adventures of North American mom, Cordon Bleu-trained cook and enthusiastic food lover Sarah Sharratt as she navigates her way through a new life in rural France, experiencing as much of the culture, people and food as she can until she is "uprooted" somewhere new.
Season 1, Episode 6

A French Christmas

It's Christmastime in France and host Sarah Sharratt is adapting to what the French eat this time of year: seafood. A seafood-themed dinner starting with some local caviar and finished off with a meringue tower will make this holiday dinner extra special. While the menu is about embracing the new, Sarah tries to maintain some Christmas traditions from her childhood growing up in America. The Christmas menu includes: Caviar with Creme Fraiche Blini, Seafood Platter, Swiss Meringue Tower with Pomegranate and Passion Fruit and Mulled White Wine.

Saturday
Dec 17
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

The Black Truffle

It's the local truffle season, and host Sarah Sharratt is excited to get her hands on one of these prized fungi to see what the fuss is all about. She prepares a truffle-packed dinner featuring Truffled Brie, Champagne Risotto with Truffles, Beef Tenderloin with Perigord Truffle Sauce and Chocolate Truffles.

Saturday
Dec 24
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Oyster Harvest

Host Sarah Sharratt dives into the French love of oysters, visiting the windswept Atlantic coast. Sarah gets a hands-on lesson in oyster harvesting and places a bid at the famous fish auction in Arcachon. A stop in at St. Emilion to pick up some white wine is the last stop before Sarah heads home to prepare a sea-inspired meal of Fish Ceviche Lettuce Wraps, Raw Oysters, Grilled Oysters and Limoncello Granita.

Saturday
Dec 31
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

UpRooted to France

Join host Sarah Sharratt as she begins her culinary adventure in rural France. She visits a traditional festival that celebrates all things mushroom and gets put to work at her local cheese maker. With the kids away, Sarah prepares a date night menu for her husband that includes a Cream of Cepe Mushroom Soup, a Provence-inspired Roast Chicken with Lemon, Artichoke and Peppers, and mini Pear and Ginger Cakes.

Wednesday
Feb 22
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 12

A French Barbecue

A trip to a prehistoric cave site with drawings dating back 20,000 years gets host Sarah Sharratt thinking about the earliest hunters and gatherers. Inspired by this trip, Sarah hosts a barbecue party for her visiting family and new French friends. She prepares Dry Rubbed Bison Roast, BBQ Beef and Boar, Farro and Roasted Vegetable Salad, Bob's Chimichurra Sauce, and Cherry Clafoutis.

Wednesday
Feb 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

A French Picnic

Something as simple as a family picnic has an elegance in France. Host Sarah Sharratt's picnic menu consists of Egg and Goat Cheese Filo Tarts, Spaghetti Frittata, Strawberry Lemonade and Strawberry Cobblers in a Jam Jar. Sarah also visits a goat cheese maker in the famous cliffside village of Rocamadour, and helps with a strawberry harvest in a local greenhouse.

Wednesday
Feb 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 8

Springtime in France

Spring has arrived in France and host Sarah Sharratt is hosting friends for a seasonally-inspired lunch. Sarah loves to indulge her guests with French classics and the spring menu is sure to please: Benoit's Duck Pate, freshly-picked White Asparagus with Gribiche Sauce, and a Creamy Lemon Posset. Lucky for Sarah, there is a food adventure behind each dish.

Wednesday
Feb 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

A Food Lover in Paris

Sarah Sharratt explores the modern food scene in Paris and sets out to better understand how Parisians eat. From food markets to luxury food shops, a private dinner party to a private cooking lesson with the city's hottest chef, Sarah leaves no cocktail unmixed or pastry uneaten in her gastronomic quest.

Wednesday
Feb 22
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

The Nut Route

Host Sarah Sharratt visits a local walnut farm and nut oil press, using these versatile nuts to make a Walnut Ravioli in a Cream Sauce, a Rolled Leg of Lamb with Walnut and Arugula Stuffing, and a Walnut Tart with Butterscotch Sauce inspire

Wednesday
Feb 22
9:30am | 8:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All UpRooted Recipes

Roast Chicken with Lemon, Artichokes and Peppers

Cream of Cepe Mushroom Soup

Piment Chocolate Pudding

Pommes Dauphinoise

Strawberry Cobblers in Jam Jars

Smoked Salmon Crepe Cake

Ratatouille

Cherry Clafoutis

Pear and Ginger Cake

Walnut Ravioli in a Cream Sauce

Slow-Roasted Boar Leg

Raw Oysters with Mignonette and Soy-Ginger Sauce

Patatas Bravas

Peanut Butter Truffles

Strawberry Lemonade

Egg and Goat Cheese Phyllo Tarts

Farro and Roasted Vegetable Salad

Benoit's Duck Pate

Bob's Chimichurri Sauce

Roast Turkey with Chestnut and Sage Stuffing

A New Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Piperade

Spiced Pecans

White Chocolate Truffles

Seafood Platter

Barbecued Tomahawks

Apple and Armagnac Tresse

About the Host

Sarah Sharratt

Sarah Sharratt loves cheese.