16 x 30:00
DNA Dinners is a ground-breaking new series that explores the diverse heritages of 16 individuals as they discover their roots through DNA analysis and celebrate them through cooking.
In each episode, engaging host Tyrone Edwards introduces us to one individual who is unsure of where their ancestors come from. They’ve grown up with an idea of what their background may be, but Tyrone surprises each person with the results from their revolutionary DNA test. Following the big reveal, this individual explores their newfound background as they meet with an expert chef who shares iconic dishes and cooking techniques from their culture.
This unique culinary journey continues as Tyrone takes each person to the DNA Dinners kitchen. Working alongside a chef, each individual creates a delicious dish that beautifully blends the unique flavours and ingredients of their two cultures. As a celebration of their newfound heritage, the meal is then shared at a family party where Tyrone shocks everyone with one final surprise.
Through the exploration of cultures and cuisines, DNA Dinners reveals that food connects us to our history, and ultimately, will always bring us together.
Spicy Cod Wellington
Taiwo Ajala’s Jollof Rice with Nigerian Chicken Stew