Darren Robertson's Charcoal Kitchen


Season 1 Episode 1 - Christmas

Expired 3.0 11 x
As a pom, Darren grew up with a white Christmas, and a table laden with the traditional fare, but now in his adopted home of Australia, he enjoys a hot Christmas day with his closest friends. Aaron Turner, Matt Wilkinson, and Shane Delia join Darren and his family and friends for a traditional Christmas feast.

Season 1 Episode 10 - The Winter Bbq

Expired 4.0 2 x
Darren is the Victoria’s high country to visit his mate Dave Angellini at his green tea plantation in Tawonga. Dave and his wife Erin started the Japanese green tea farm in 2002, and produce pure, natural, and wholly local tea.

Season 1 Episode 9 - The Formal Bbq

Expired 3.0 6 x
A BBQ meal is synonymous with casual dining and sharing relaxed food with friends. But in this episode, Darren shows us how the humble BBQ can be used to create a fine dining experience for a formal dinner.

Season 1 Episode 8 - The Urban Bbq

Expired 4.0 26 x
The BBQ is not all about big backyards in the suburbs. Darren shows us how cooking with charcoal and fire can be just as successful in even the smallest of inner city outdoor spaces. Darren takes over a mate’s highrise balcony looking out over Sydney’s trendy inner city Pyrmont marina and prepares a cool, grown up yet casu...

Season 1 Episode 7 - The Traditional Feast

Expired 4.0 24 x
Darren explores the cultural heritage of cooking with fire and coals. He goes to visit his mate Dan Hong - Sydney chef of the year 2014. Darren joins Dan and his extended clan for an at home traditional BBQ, full of shared dishes and traditional flavours, all cooked in the old way - over a flame and coals, for Dan’s daught...

Season 1 Episode 6 - The Backyard Barbie

Expired 4.5 2 x
Darren starts his charcoal story at the place most of us are familiar with - the backyard barbie. Darren shows us how to use our barbie for more than just the traditional steaks and snags. In between kicks of the footy, a few beers, and a rematch for the Ashes, Darren shows us how to slow roast a shoulder of pork and charg...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Camping

Expired 4.0 20 x
Darren’s on a surfing safari with his mate Aaron Turner from famed restaurant Loam in Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula. The area is also famous for the stretch of coast know as the ‘Surf Coast’, which includes surfing hot spot Bells Beach.

Season 1 Episode 4 - Teppanyaki Bbq At My Table

Expired 3.0 4 x
When we think of the BBQ, we immediately think of cooking outdoors and of naked flames and smoking grills. In this episode, Darren explores the gentle art of teppanyaki and shows us how cooking on the right kids of coal and flame can be great for an indoor get together as well.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Smokin'

Expired 4.0 11 x
The Three Blue Ducks empire has expanded to a seasonal restaurant the boys operate at the snow fields of Falls Creek in Victoria’s alpine region. Surrounded by great produce, the restaurant sources all it’s ingredients from the local area and hauls it up the mountain almost daily.

Season 1 Episode 2 - The Kitchen Garden

Expired 3.0 10 x
Darren hits the highway to visit his mate James, a chef who runs Biota restaurant in Bowral in regional NSW. The restaurant embraces a dining experience that supports local farmers and growers and draws heavily from it’s own kitchen garden, which services the restaurant all year round.