New series of Masterchef starts on Monday 26th at 21.00 on BBC1.
It's preceded by Classic Mary Berry at 20.30 in a six part series Soothing and much-loved home comfort delights, from the very simple to the extremely decadent. Mary indulges her love of comfort food with homely recipes to warm the heart, including Eggs benedict florentine,fall-off-the-bone slow-cooked lamb shanks and deliciously rich chocolate truffle pots. She invites Swedish fire-chef Niklas Esktedt to share the joys of caveman cooking with her, and finds herself outside by an open fire enjoying his inventive venison meatballs with blackened celeriac and mouthwatering Swedish donuts.
The second episode of Masterchef is on Thursday March 1st at 20.00 and the third on Friday (30 minutes only) at 19.30.