Annabel Langbein: Free Range Cook

September 2020
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Season 2 Episode 12 - Effortless Entertaining

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Never one to miss the opportunity to gather ingredients fresh from the source, Annabel is up early to milk goats at her neighbours’ Wanaka farm. Returning to her lakeside cabin with a big can of the delicious sweet milk, she makes haloumi cheese to grill on skewers with zucchini and prawns. As her neighbours arrive for din...
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Season 2 Episode 11 - Life's A Picnic

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Annabel’s up early, cooking a pissaladiere pie to take with her to a local apricot orchard. After a picnic under the trees, she returns to her lakeside Wanaka cabin laden with her bounty and makes a savoury apricot chilli glaze to serve with pork and coriander spring rolls. She also fills fresh apricot halves with a crunch...
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Season 2 Episode 10 - Fish On The Menu

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Annabel is in her element as she tries her hand at dragging a flounder net through the shallow waters of Delaware Bay near Nelson at the northernmost tip of New Zealand’s South Island. The haul is good, so she plans a Mediterranean-themed dinner beginning with a tapas platter, followed by baked fish fillets, parsley mashed...
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Season 2 Episode 9 - A French Country Table

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Annabel visits her neighbour’s hazelnut orchard, swapping lunch of rib-sticking pea and ham soup and spiced apple cake for a big swag of nuts. She invites the neighbours over for dinner, then whips up a batch of hazelnut butter to use in a simple dessert of individual pear and hazelnut tarts. Heading out to her lush garden...
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Season 2 Episode 8 - Fiesta For Friends

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On a quest to find the perfect crunchy apple, Annabel visits one of New Zealand’s heritage apple experts. Back at her cabin she sets a table in the garden and serves up a Mexican-style feast for friends. On the menu are a spicy gazpacho, followed by succulent slow-roasted Mexican pulled pork with smoky chilli beans, chunky...
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Season 2 Episode 7 - A Taste Of Asia

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Each year wild mushrooms spring up under the silver birch trees at Annabel’s Wanaka cabin in the scenic South Island of New Zealand. She’s never dared eat them, so she takes some along to a fungi expert to see they’re edible. Delighted to hear they are, she cooks them on the back of her trusty yellow truck and serves them ...
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Season 2 Episode 6 - A Perfect Roast

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Always keen to try new ingredients, Annabel visits a local grower to discover the secrets of cooking with lavender, then heads to a Central Otago sheep station to meet a farmer who’s passionate about his merino lambs. She returns to her cabin laden with produce to make lamb in a lavender herb crust, served with a starter o...
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Season 2 Episode 5 - Cooking For A Crowd

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Annabel begins the day in her Wanaka garden, harvesting spices for the tasty samosas she’ll take with her trout fishing on the lake near her cabin. For dinner that evening she encases her catch in a salt crust and cooks it on the barbecue to succulent perfection. It’s the ideal starter for a barbecue dinner with a differen...
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Season 2 Episode 4 - Italian Inspiration

3.0 1 x
Never one to visit a friend empty-handed, Annabel makes choconut slice to take to actor Sam Neill’s Two Paddocks boutique vineyard. As well as grapes, Sam grows a small saffron crop and heritage pear trees, both of which Annabel is keen to raid. She invites Sam and his team back to her lakeside cabin for a delicious dinner...
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Season 2 Episode 3 - Paella Party

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Annabel jetboats out to a secret crab-catching spot in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. Back on shore, she shares Onion and Herb Frittata sandwiches and Birdseed Bar with her fisherman friend Bucky, then cooks up a seafood feast including a spectacular paella. She’s brought ...
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