Andy & Ben Eat Australia

June 2017

Season 1 Episode 4 - South Australia: Africola Adelaide

Expired 4.0 7 x
Andy arrives into Adelaide and he makes a bee-line to visit Africola restaurant, to cook with chef and owner Duncan Welgemoed. Following the creation of an epic feed, Andy heads towards the Barossa via a quick stop at Udder Delights cheese shop. He arrives to Jacob’s Creek winery and takes a tour, blends his own wine and prepares a grazing board to go with the wine.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Tasmania: The Island & The Wallaby

Expired 3.0 15 x
The boys hop on a ferry to head over to the renowned Bruny Island. They meet with a few of the locals who take them foraging for native ingredients, and wallaby and possum skinning. After a long day, they discover a paradise hidden in the bush: glamping. The boys show off their digs and then it's time for Andy to cook with the wallaby meat they picked up earlier over an open fire. That night, they have an experience that every chef or meat eater should: they go hunting to see exactly how the wa...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Tasmania: From Cape Grim To Franklin

Expired 4.0 16 x
Andy leaves the Three Blue Ducks (aka his baby) in safe hands and heads to Devonport to catch up with his old buddy Benny at his home and start his huge road trip. Abalone diving is on their minds as it's one thing they've always talked about doing but never done. With wet weather upon them, they visit Cape Grim instead where the boys learn about some of the best beef in the world. After Andy cooks a mouth watering Rib-eye over hot coals wth chimmichurri dressing perched atop a farm hill, the b...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Tasmania: Devonport Reunion And The Abalone

Expired 2.5 19 x
When the rain clears, it's time to go diving and the boys, together with Ben's Dad, cook the Milbourne's family special: lightly battered and fried abalone dish from the boat. Before departing for Hobart, they make a quick stop at the site of Ben's new restaurant so Andy can check it out and give some sage advice. Then it's time for a Hobart food crawl where they visit two of Ben's favourite restaurants, Small Fry and Franklin, the latter to learn about (and eat) the dishes from one of Australi...
April 2017

Season 1 Episode 15 - Queensland

Expired 4.0 35 x
Andy and Ben are reunited for the final episode. They meet up at the airport in sunny Cairns, and head straight to Crystal Cascades for a spring waterfall swim. Refreshed, they partake in local foraging expedition on the mudflats of Cooya Beach, spearing crabs with their Indigenous guide. An impromptu chilli crab cook-up ensues on the beach before a Queensland summer storm hits. The following day, they're in Palm Cove at Nu Nu restaurant to hang out and cook with inspiring chef and owner Nick H...
March 2017

Season 1 Episode 14 - Queensland

Expired 4.0 22 x
Waking up at the Falls Farm, Andy explores its small but incredible produce. After a dip, Andy continues his way to meet Ben in Tropical North Queensland but makes a stop on Fraser Island. Andy takes a small plane from the Sunshine Coast onto the largest sand island in the world. While on the island, he prepares a sunset Goldband Snapper and finger lime sashimi dish, try his hand at all forms of fishing (to no avail), do a bit of sandboarding and cook a whole six kilogram Red Emperor across the...

Season 1 Episode 13 - Queensland

Expired 4.0 25 x
Andy arrives in Brisbane. He visits CBD beekeeper Jack Stone from Bee One Third to help him harvest some honey from CBD office rooftops. After visitng the progressive restaurant Urbane and meeting owner and chef Alejandro Cancino, he enjoys a sunset cocktail atop one of Brisbane's best rooftop bars, Eleven. The next day Andy finds himself in the Scenic Rim, where he visits the Australian Lime Caviar Company in Rathdowney and grabs some finger limes while spending the afternoon with owners Ian a...

Season 1 Episode 12 - New South Wales

Expired 4.0 19 x
Andy's back on the road, making a quick BBQ prawn roll dish for the crew in Coffs Harbour. In the Byron Bay area, he heads to Milk and Honey Pizzeria in Mullumbimby to check out chef and owner Tim Brebner's wood fire oven. Then at Three Blue Ducks on the farm in Byron Bay, he cooks a couple of dishes using local ingredients: charcoal BBQ carrots and a beer and maple glazed pork belly. After a quick stop cooking Sicilian omelettes at the New Brighton Markets with Rob Costanzo of the Nomadic Kitc...

Season 1 Episode 11 - New South Wales

Expired 4.5 36 x
Andy and his mate and business partner Mark LaBrooy hit the road again. This time they are in Parramatta to visit the famous Knafeh Bearded Bakers. Following some baking and dancing, Andy heads to Rylstone New South Wales to learn how to make classic Chinese dumplings at 29-nine-99 Yum Cha House. Andy then continues his drive over to Port Stephens to visit his family home, do some fishing with his Dad and cook the family famous Beer Battered Flathead fish and chips on his coal BBQ from the beac...

Season 1 Episode 10 - Andy And New South Wales

Expired 4.0 28 x
Andy is back in his neighbourhood of Bondi, Sydney, taking a brief break at the halfway point of his trip. He has a swim in Tamarama beach and catches up with his housemate, before heading out to Pocket City Farm in Camperdown with Three Blue Ducks co-owner and chef Mark LaBrooy. Afterwards, Andy spends the afternoon in his restaurant cooking a roasted cauliflower salad and a BBQ chicken dish, focussed on their 2 most important pieces of hardware - the wood fire oven, and the Argentinian grill.