Australia's Food Bowl

Australia's Food Bowl catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 10 - Communities

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Many farming families have a long history of growing produce and we meet some of the inspiring people who have been working the land for generations. Fathers and sons, husbands and wives, brothers and sisters. It is their connection to the land, river, and to each other that makes Mildura such a special place. Stefano look...

Season 1, Episode 9 - Darling Barka

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Barkindji man and respected Elder, Uncle Peter Peterson meets Stefano and tells him about life growing up on the Barka (Darling River) and its significance to the lives of the Indigenous communities.

Season 1, Episode 8 - Almonds And Bees

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Stefano travels to Hattah-Kulkyne National Park in the Mallee district to see local beekeeper Roger Moser who has thousands of bees in hives. He has been bringing his bees here for forty years to rest, as they prepare for their job ahead of the almond pollination duties.

Season 1, Episode 7 - Garlic

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Garlic is an essential kitchen ingredient across cuisines in every culture around the world, and Stefano explains why Australian-grown garlic is far superior in taste and much healthier than imported garlic.

Season 1, Episode 6 - Healthy River, Healthy Veg

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The rich red soil of Mildura, coupled with precious water from the mighty Murray River, provide the perfect conditions to grow vegetables, and lots of them! A healthy river results in healthy vegetables and Stefano loves to cook with the freshest local vegetables around.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Murray Cod

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Renowned chef Tony Tan pays Stefano a visit and prepares a Murray cod with Asian flavours in a stunning riverside location. Ginger, galangal and coconut with banana leaf are delicious additions to enjoy this native fish by the river.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Diverse Fruits

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Australia’s Food Bowl is home to some of the biggest food producers in Australia. Stefano explores the region's traditional crops such as citrus and grapes, as well as the lesser-known exotic fruits.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Australia's Food Bowl With Stefano De Pieri Series 1 Ep 3

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Stefano and his friends celebrate the annual grape harvest with a feast under the vines. Stefano is in charge of the menu and visits local farms to source produce and fresh ingredients to feed the 200 hungry guests. He also gathers some special tips and tricks along the way. It's been a dry year for farmers across the regi...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Australia's Food Bowl With Stefano De Pieri Series 1 Ep 2

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The Mediterranean-like climate of Australia's Food Bowl makes it the perfect place to grow olives and to produce olive oil. Stefano visits Australia's largest olive oil producer to share why this rich, golden liquid is the best and purest of all. Stefano explores the health benefits of the oil and celebrates with a simple ...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Australia's Food Bowl With Stefano De Pieri Series 1 Ep 1

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The land of Australia’s Food Bowl is dry and desert-like, but just add water and it becomes truly fertile soil and is home to some of Australia's biggest fruit and veggie growers. Many factors affect the limited water supply to local farmers and recently, times have been very tough. Stefano visits some local producers who ...