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 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
May 8
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Little Bites of Basque

Host Sarah Sharratt visits the artisanal food producers of French Basque country, helping herd the pigs and sheep that roam the rolling Pyrenees mountains. Inspired by her trip, Sarah throws a tapas party for her friends using some of the delicious Basque ham and other fresh food sourced from the region. Her menu consists of Piperade, Ham and Cheese Bites, Patatas Bravas, Gilda Lollipops and Piment Chocolate Pudding.

Thursday
Aug 8
7am | 6c
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.

Thursday
Aug 8
7:30am | 6:30c
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 inspired by her local bakery.

Thursday
Aug 8
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Pigeon Hunt

Host Sarah Sharratt is invited by her local mayor to accompany him on a seasonal pigeon hunt; a tradition that dates back hundreds of years in the region. The hunters inspire Sarah to throw a dinner party featuring Pigeon Stuffed with Sausage and Fennel Seeds and Pommes Dauphinoise (potato gratin). For dessert Sarah makes an Apple and Armagnac Tresse.

Thursday
Aug 8
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Thursday
Aug 8
9am | 8c
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.

Thursday
Aug 8
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Sep 18
7am | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 18
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Sep 18
8am | 7c
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
Sep 18
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Little Bites of Basque

Host Sarah Sharratt visits the artisanal food producers of French Basque country, helping herd the pigs and sheep that roam the rolling Pyrenees mountains. Inspired by her trip, Sarah throws a tapas party for her friends using some of the delicious Basque ham and other fresh food sourced from the region. Her menu consists of Piperade, Ham and Cheese Bites, Patatas Bravas, Gilda Lollipops and Piment Chocolate Pudding.

Wednesday
Sep 18
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.

Wednesday
Sep 18
9:30am | 8:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All UpRooted Recipes

Butternut Squash Soup

Raw Oysters with Mignonette and Soy-Ginger Sauce

Walnut Ravioli in a Cream Sauce

Walnut Tart with Butterscotch Sauce

Smoked Salmon Crepe Cake

Fish Ceviche Lettuce Wraps

Creamy Lemon Posset

Slow-Roasted Boar Leg

Strawberry Cobblers in Jam Jars

Cherry Clafoutis

Bob's Chimichurri Sauce

Roast Turkey with Chestnut and Sage Stuffing

Mulled White Wine

Dry-Rubbed Bison Roast

Pigeon Stuffed with Sausage and Fennel Seeds

White Asparagus with Gribiche Sauce and Edible Flowers

Limoncello Granita

Swiss Meringue Tower with Pomegranate and Passion Fruit

Spaghetti Frittata

Bob's Chimichurri Sauce

Gilda Lollipops

About the Host

Sarah Sharratt

Sarah Sharratt loves cheese.