The meals Tom Kerridge prepares in this series look delicious, as you’d expect.

So, the fact they’re designed to help people lose weight makes them all the more impressive.

Tonight, Tom introduces his weight-loss volunteers to his versions of Chinese-style sea bass, French apple tart, pizza and pasta (yes, really!).

But do the recipes achieve the desired results? The proof of the pudding, as the phrase goes, is in the eating…