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- Hello, I'm Laura. - [Man] And I'm Jack. - And welcome to Bite Club. Today we're gonna be looking at a film that's got loads of food references. - There's the clue. It's Pulp Fiction, ladies and gentlemen. Quentin Tarantino loves to use food in all of his movies. Don't know if you've noticed. He also likes to use feet. We're just gonna be focusing on the food. - We're gonna be making a Big Kahuna burger, a $5 shake, and to finish off, an adrenaline shot cocktail. - Cheers, here comes the episode where we do stuff. - Today, we're making a Big Kahuna burger and a $5 shake made very famous by the film Pulp Fiction. If you haven't seen the film, then you're a bit of a... - That's a rectangle. - [Laura] Kind of a square. Okay, so first of all, we're gonna make the beef patty mix which is just beef mince, a few other ingredients, we're gonna bind it together with an egg, and we're gonna make it into little patties, fry it off for five minutes, put some cheese on top, and then put it in the oven and let it cook through. So first step is, do you want to pass me the onion? We're gonna finely chop that. - There's the onion. - [Laura] Thank you. - You want it a really small dice because then it holds the burger together. If you get really big pieces of onion, you find that when you put it in the pan, it breaks up. - How come you don't go all the way down? - I am going all the way down. - Oh, okay. - While I'm doing this, do you want to put a small handful of the fresh breadcrumbs. This is, like, stale old bread. And then put it in a blitzer. A teaspoon of nutmeg, a teaspoon of Dijon mustard, add half teaspoon of cumin, so if we add that in as well. And do you want to add in the beef mince, which, obviously, we've minced ourselves. Add that in, and I'm just gonna season it with some salt and pepper. Do you want to mix this or shall I? - I'll give it a go. - Okay, so I'll get an egg yolk and then you wanna mix it in so it binds. - The scene that made the Big Kahuna burger famous in Pulp Fiction is the one where Sam Jackson and John Travolta come and whack a guy. They come to whack -- gangsta term. Don't look at me like that. That scene is entirely based around the fact that he's asking him what he's having for breakfast. But still, it adds a lot of tension to a scene. If I was just to come into a room and to say, "So, what you havin'? What you drinkin'?" it's not intense at all, but when Sam Jackson does it, Sam Jackson makes you scared. - But do you really think there's a place called Big Kahuna Burger? - I actually don't know that. - I don't know that, either. - [Jack] Is there a place called Big Kahuna? - [Laura] Is there? All right, let's think on it and put these in the fridge. The Big Kahuna burger is Hawaiian so it wouldn't be complete without a little bit of pineapple, lettuce, tomato. You can use any lettuce that you want, but we're using Romaine lettuce here. - What can I do? - We're gonna do burger relish for you. Which, I think this is really exciting. It's two parts mayonnaise, one part ketchup, one part French mustard, the American mustard, and it's a bit like a burger relish, but you know sometimes when you bite into a burger it's got too much mayonnaise, too much ketchup, this is just an even layer of everything. - It just gives you a little bit of a tang to it. - What we're gonna do now is take the burgers out of the fridge, fry them on both sides, and we need to toast some brioche, as well, in the burger juice. Burger juice, oh. - They are smelling really, really good. I wish on here you had a smell-o-meter or something. - [Laura] Scratch and scent. - Smell-o-vision. That's what we need. Come in. - Is that the fire alarm? Now, the fire alarm is being turned off. We fried the burgers on both sides for about five minutes until it caramelized. It's hard to speak. And we've added a little bit of American cheese and then we're gonna put them in the oven for another five minutes just to cook them through thoroughly. These are nice and toasted. - [Jack] Some would say burnt. - Some would. We say perfect. And you want to put the relish on the top and the bottom. - In my eyes, there's only a good burger and a bad burger. You either get it right or you get it really, really wrong. - This is definitely going to be really, really right. Thin slice of tomato and a thin slice of pineapple ring, and then the top. - Wonderful. To accompany this, we need the $5 shakes, so do you want to get the-- - $5 shake? - [Laura] $5 shake. - Milkshake. It's $5. Milk and ice cream. - No. Go to the fridge! - Okay, going to the fridge. I was quoting the movie! - I know, I've got it. It's not funny when he does it, have you noticed? Is it just me, then? - [Jack] What did you say? - Freezer! The freezer. - Okay, perfect. To make the $5 shake, we've got about three scoops of really good vanilla ice cream, 50 mils of milk, and some vanilla essence. So d'you want to mix that all together? - Let's do it. - [Laura] Go. Okay, that's enough. - What? Oh, it's lumpy. - Jack put it in the wrong glass. - [Jack] You need to put it on this little island of ice cream. - I know! There we have it. The Big Kahuna burger, which looks like the best burger I've ever seen, and a $5 shake. We happy? - Oh, yeah, we happy. - Shall we eat it? - Yes. That is a tasty burger. They all wanted it. They all wanted me to say that. - I wonder, if there is a Big Kahuna, we should totally go. - We should open the Big Kahuna burger. - You are a big kahuna. Oh, my God, that is the best milkshake I've ever had. - Are you kidding? - No, it's amazing. - Shift. - And the cherry still hasn't shrunk. - That's wicked. - [Laura] It's amazing. I've got it on my face. - You keep saying that. Doesn't matter. Don't get this, don't get it. Amazing. So good. It's really weird talking to you like this. I mean, I feel like I've killed a Simpson. That's what I feel like I've done. Making the cameraman laugh. Come on, professional. And here are my top five facts for the classic film, Pulp Fiction. Fact number one, the bad motherwallet that Samuel Jackson's character has is actually Quentin Tarantino's. It's actually a reference to the theme song for Shaft and weirdly enough, Samuel Jackson played Shaft in the remake in 2000. It's all coming together. It's all connected. Fact number two, the film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture. It didn't win, though, but it did win for best original screenplay, so that's pretty good. Tarantino then went on to win Best Original Screenplay again in 2013 for his film, Django Unchained. So twice he's won it. Well done. Fact number three, Steve Buscemi has a cameo in the film. Where is it, Jack? I'm gonna tell you. Wait. He plays the waiter in Jack Rabbit Slim's. That was worth waiting for. The reason why he plays the waiter is because he was supposed to play the role Quentin Tarantino played in Pulp Fiction. However, he couldn't make the date because of scheduling stuff, so Tarantino made him a waiter because his character in Reservoir Dogs didn't like waiters. Blowin' your mind. The fourthfact that I'm gonnatell you is the wordis used 265times. And final fact number five, IMDB says that the scene where the adrenaline shot is done when Mia Wallace is having an overdose, apparently he does it backwards. Bollocks. That is definitely not true. I've watched that scene. There's no way he can recreate that backwards and put it in reverse. But in tribute to that scene, we are gonna make a cocktail adrenaline shot which is full of sugar and stuff so it gives you a similar, well, as close as we can get without getting illegal feeling. Let's go do it. - All right, ready? One. - Two. Three! - [Laura] For the adrenaline shot we're gonna make a clear mojito. Add the sugar to a sauce pan and pour over 100 milliliters of water. Bring the water to a boil until all the sugar has dissolved completely. - [Jack] Remove the sugar syrup from the heat and then chuck in all the mint. Allow the mixture to cool, and then pour it into a cocktail shaker. Squeeze in the lime juice, add in the rum, and then a handful of ice cubes. - [Laura] Shake for 10 seconds, straight into a martini glass. And that's the mojito done. Draw the cocktail mixture into a hypodermic needle and serve. - If one cocktail's not enough, and you're a raging alcoholic, then we've got another one called a blood orange and ginger cosmo. Step one, squeeze the blood oranges into a cocktail shaker, and then grate in the ginger. Pour in the vodka, Cointreau, and ginger syrup. - [Laura] Add a handful of ice cubes, and shake the cocktail for 10 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and serve. This is the first time I've ever injected anything. - I'm really excited to taste this. I can't wait. - Can you see all that water? Can you see the balls? That's so nice. - This is my favorite part of the show, I think, when we get to just eat delicious stuff. - Now put it in your mouth. What does it taste like? - It's really good, actually. - That is so nice. Really sweet. - [Jack] It is. - [Laura] A lot sweeter than a normal mojito. - As remakes of adrenaline goes, I already feel perkier. I don't know how it's hit me that quickly. Hey, wow, that is strong. - I don't know which is better, this one or that one. - I think I prefer the ginger. And I never would expect to put ginger in something like that. The same way I'd never expect to put mint in watermelon. The same way I'd never expect to put pineapple in a burger. So I think this episode, Pulp Fiction, has taught us that you can put things in other things that you wouldn't expect. So thanks, Pulp Fiction. - One big giant learning curve. - Yeah. - Talk about that thing that you're supposed to say. - All right, fine. Join us next time on Bite Club, and you'll get to see us talk about Sex in the City. - I can't wait. - I'm a little bit excited.

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