In this episode Heston tackles the meal our mom's told us never to miss, breakfast. From the delight of finding the toy in the cereal box to dipping toast in a boiled egg, it was a time of real excitement and joy. Nowadays for most adults breakfast has become a chore, a cereal bar grabbed on the run or something we skip altogether. Now Heston wants to bring back the excitement and rekindle the love for the most important meal of the day. In a massive feat of food engineering, Heston challenges himself to make the World's largest boiled egg. Then Heston caters to the busy commuters by serving breakfast on the go in his very own express train. Their journey to work will never be quite the same again, as Heston reminds us how wonderful breakfast can be.
The Ice Cream truck provides the soundtrack to so many childhoods, and the frozen treats every kid dreams of. To bring back the magic of the ice cream van, Heston plans to build the world's biggest ice cream cone, over 16 feet tall, and serve it from the back of his very own ice cream truck, to a whole town at once!. This is the biggest challenge he has ever faced as his ice cream will weigh over 2,000 pounds, that's the equivalent of 10,000 normal sized ice creams and will take a month to freeze. With a whole town willing him on, Heston struggles to realize his biggest ever ambition, and bring a great British tradition back to life for everyone.
In this episode Heston celebrates the most notable of British occasions, the tea break, by bringing it back on such a massive scale when a whole town is brought together for a brew. Tea and biscuits are still a staple of Britain, with 185 million cups washed down a day. The tea break was once a time for families, friends and work colleagues to get together. It was once so important
In this episode Heston celebrates the biggest excitement of childhood, sweets, by making his own Willy Wonka inspired giant sweet shop. When it comes to adult life the magic surrounding our sugary delights has gone. But things were different when we were children. Heston himself recalls the utter joy of the endless jars with row upon row of choice and the tough decision of how to spend his pocket money. After visiting a real chocolate factory Heston and his helpers set upon the mission of making the world's biggest Rolos - each filled with a different but equally wonderful sweet shop delight. Then in true Wonka fashion, Heston embarks on a mission to make a meal from chewing gum. But can Heston make savoury gum work? But Heston's biggest hurdle is the giant sweet shop itself, and paying homage to a fictional wonderland of Wonka's chocolate factory is no small feat.
In this episode, Heston tries to put the fun back into the food and drink of the great British pub. For centuries the local taverns have been a wondrous mix of good times, hearty grub and beer that's made Britian famous the world over. But British pubs are disappearing fast. With around eighteen locals a week shutting their doors for good, this national institution is losing its magic. Heston wants to rekindle the love for the beloved boozer and its timeless food and drink. By building a giant pie and turning it into the world's most amazing pub. It's one of his most ambitious projects ever.
In this episode Heston celebrates the packed lunch by creating a larger than life experience for a group of adults bored with the drudgery of their monotonous lunchtimes. The packed lunch once had real excitement about what you'd find in your lunchbox. But, nowadays the packed lunch has become a penny pinching necessity and 70% adults now take one to work. What's more depressing is that it's often the same, boring thing and the limp cheese sandwich has turned our lunchtimes from magic to misery. By filling an entire theme park with nostalgic packed lunch favorites and inviting his disillusioned lunchers on a surprise school trip Heston hopes to brings back the magic and excitement to their lunchtimes on an epic scale. Armed with vats of molten chocolate Heston lives out a childhood dream of creating the world's biggest Kit Kat. Packed with a staggering combination of mouth-watering flavors and weighing in at a hefty 320 pounds his creation requires a tool box to eat it. But that's only if he can transport and turn it out of the mold in time for the big reveal.
Heston takes on the challenge to make the ultimate Christmas meal, and bring back the childhood magic of Christmas, into adult life. In the grownup world Christmas has lost its wonder. Everything from work to worrying about the in-laws, gets in the way of loosing ourselves in the same excitement that we felt as kids. Heston wants to change this. He plans to create the most incredible, supersized festive food adventure ever, to be enjoyed by a group of adults who normally have to work on Christmas day.
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