Destination Flavour


Northern Western Australia: Cape Leveque Ep1

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Following on from his cook’s tour through Japan, Adam Liaw returns to the screen to give Australia and New Zealand the Destination Flavour treatment. In this gastronomic road trip of a lifetime, Adam travels along the untouched beauty of Australia’s Western Coast, through the baking desert of the Red Centre and onto the tree changer’s paradise of northern New South Wales, and even hops over the ditch to New Zealand, taking in secret destinations that most city-dwellers wouldn’t even know exist...

S1 Ep10 - New Zealand - Southern South Island

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In tonight’s final episode, Adam takes a scenic route to Gore and Invercargill on New Zealand’s South Island, before heading to the stunning Lake Wakatipu. He spends a long day in the water fishing for trout with a former lawyer, meets a brewer who specialises in craft ciders and beers, and visits a local hunter for some fresh meats. Along the way he collects ingredients for a delicious New Zealand hunter’s pie, the perfect dish to consume in front of a fire with snow-dusted mountains as the ba...

S1 Ep5 - Australia - Queensland

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It is one tropical surprise after another when Adam takes to the road around Rockhampton, beginning his trip at a petrol station that’s known for making the best crab sandwiches in the state. He meets a fourth-generation farmer producing ginger and watermelon, visits a couple who farm the macadamias they use in their ice-cream, and stops in at the famous Eumundi Markets, where he picks up ingredients for a magnificent golden pavlova. After picking up a few of the region’s famous Moreton Bay bug...

S1 Ep4 - Australia - Northern Territory

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Expect the unexpected on this tour of the Northern Territory. Starting off at the heart of Australia, Uluru, Adam visits a Vietnamese garden oasis in the middle of the desert, calls in on a butcher who fishes for perch in his backyard, and meets an outback chef who makes him a special set of knives with the steel forge in his backyard. He finds the prospect of butchering a crocodile quite confronting during this adventure, but soon embraces the task and scores a fillet to use in a prawn and cro...

S1 Ep3 - South Australia

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Back in his home state of South Australia, Adam revisits the Eyre Peninsular where he spent many summer holidays of his youth. Starting in the southern Flinders Ranges, he makes his way south from Port Augusta towards Port Lincoln, stopping in at his father’s old hometown of Whyalla for a trip down memory lane. He catches up with Coffin Bay oyster farmer Lester Marshall, and local fisherman Neil Evans. After reeling in the famed King George whiting, he takes his catch inland to the snow-white l...

S1 Ep2 - Southern Western Australia

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Western Australia’s wheat-belt is abundant with ancient crops, and on this journey from the outskirts of Perth to Narembeen, Adam meets many hardworking farmers who have based their livelihoods on unusual ingredients. It’s grape-picking season in the Swan Valley and, while visiting a couple whose Croatian ancestors have been growing table grapes for centuries, Adam whips up a grape and rosemary focaccia. He next meets a wheat-turned-quinoa farmer and learns of the challenges of making the South...

S1 Ep9 - New Zealand - Northern South Island

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Adam takes a short ferry ride across the Cook Straight to New Zealand’s South Island, headed for Akaroa, a historic French settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. An interest in the famous greenshell mussels leads him to Havelock, home to an industry worth more than $300 million per year. Later he heads down to the coastal town of Kaikoura, the Maori word for ‘a meal of crayfish’. At Akaroa, Adam takes inspiration from the town’s French roots and puts a modern spin on the classic...

S1 Ep8 - New Zealand - North Island

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Adam explores New Zealand’s North Island starting in the majestic kauri forests in the north. He visits Dargaville, the kumara capital of New Zealand, and then a kiwifruit farm in Te Puke. At Rotorua he is invited to a traditional Maori ‘Hāngi’ and then joins an impromptu game of rugby. After visiting a farm running shorthorn cattle, Adam heads to the coast to experience another New Zealand tradition, the ‘bach’, a modest holiday shack. A dish of roast Shorthorn beef with kawakawa on the deck o...

S1 Ep7 - Australia - Victoria

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On a tour of the Victorian High Country, one of the great food centres of Australia, Adam is on a mission to track down all the ingredients necessary for the perfect picnic. On the way he meets a man who's turned mustard making into an art, a small-scale producer who raises pork ethically, and a winemaker who produces world-class bread. He finishes up with a feast fit for a king in the spectacular Mount Buffalo National Park.
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S1 Ep6 - Australia - New South Wales North Coast

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The north coast of New South Wales is a magnet for tree- and sea-change families escaping from city life. Adam starts his tour off at Stuarts Point, where he sees the first commercial lemon myrtle farm in Australia. Dropping by Yamba at the mouth of the Clarence River, Adam sources the famous Yamba prawns straight from the trawler. Heading further north to Byron Bay, Adam visits a must-see produce attraction, the Mullumbimby farmers’ market. Finally he cooks up his inspiration from this culinar...