In episode 12, James visits the bustling Provencal port of Marseille and starts the day in the old port where the fishermen are selling fresh seafood on the back of their boats. Venturing into town James visits Marseille’s oldest bakery, famous for the Navette biscuit. James also takes his beloved 2CV to the world famous Circuit Paul Ricard to cook his take on Piperade.
TV chef James Martin is set to star in brand new food travel series, journeying through France to the locations that inspired his culinary career and paying homage to his culinary hero Keith Floyd.
Holidaying and studying in France as a teenager, the country was influential in establishing James’ love for food. Hitting the open road on a journey of nostalgia, the new series follows James as he retraces the memorable TV trip his food hero Keith Floyd once took 30 years ago, while also visiting the places that carved his culinary beginnings.
Exploring and sampling the very best in French cuisine, James’ journey starts in Provence and continues onto Perigord, Burgundy, Alsace, Pay Basque and Brittany, all the while stopping to produce his own versions of the iconic dishes he finds on location.