Food Safari Fire

November 2020

S1 Ep10

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In the series finale, Maeve embraces the ingenuity of the home-made barbecue, exploring the remarkably adaptable 44 gallon drum used in the Kimberley as a smoker for barramundi and in Jamaica to cook jerk chicken and pork, as well as various parts of fridges, wheelie bins and lawnmowers welded into cooking devices. There’s...

S1 Ep9

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Maeve O'Meara explores the ancient art of smoking in cuisines around the world, tasting hot smoked salmon and kingfish, West African condiments, flavoursome smoked lamb, Irish cold smoked bacon, and Kansas City style ribs. In search of the flavour and texture that smoking provides, Maeve heads to the far NSW south coast wh...
October 2020

S1 Ep8

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Maeve celebrates classic Asian recipes and culinary techniques all designed to cook over coals including Vietnamese bun cha, Korean beef ribs, Xinjiang lamb skewers, Japanese kushiyaki and Thai gai yang.

S1 Ep7

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Maeve learns about a unique range of pots and pans, including, the Spanish perol, Croatian peka, Chinese claypot, Moroccan tajine and Lebanese saj. First up, Maeve catches up with chef Frank Camorra and his family as they cook traditional Spanish dishes, including a show-stopping seafood, meat and rice dish cooked in a per...

S1 Ep6

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Maeve explores Argentinian a la cruz style cooking, Brazilian churrasco, Sardinian suckling pig, Portuguese piri piri chicken and a crowd-pleasing Greek Easter lamb. Maeve joins chef Nicolas Arriola, who demonstrates the dramatic asado a la cruz with a whole lamb butterflied and fixed to a cross-like structure over the fi...

S1 Ep5

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For over 5000 years the basic design of the tandoor oven has not changed, making it one of the oldest cooking devices on earth. Maeve O’Meara seeks out delicious recipes from across the subcontinent to Armenia - tandoori chicken, prawns, naan, lamb kebabs and an elaborate roast pumpkin and discovers tandoor ovens are made ...

S1 Ep4

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Maeve O’Meara explores how fire and coals create some of the world’s classic recipes – traditional Turkish kebabs, Portuguese sardines, meltingly tender marinated Chilean pork belly and a spicy masterpiece - South African braais. Having honed his taste buds in Istanbul and along the Aegean coast, Somer Sivrioglu (Efendy) i...

S1 Ep3

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Food Safari Fire host Maeve O’Meara explores the versatility and culinary delights of the Wood fired oven. One of the all-time classic dishes of the wood fired oven is the original Neapolitan Pizza. Melbourne pizzaiolo Johnny di Francesco hit the world stage winning the best pizza in the world in 2014 among 600 competitors...

S1 Ep2

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This episode explores the best char-grilled street food from around the world including Greek pork souvlaki, Abruzzese arrosticini, Malaysian satay, Vietnamese beef in betel leaves and Mexican fish tacos. Maeve meets Thomas Deliopoulos who runs Kalimera Souvlaki Art in the Melbourne suburb of Oakleigh, which has many Greek...

S1 Ep1

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Food Safari returns in a blaze of glory to explore how diverse cultures across the world cook with fire. Hosted by Maeve O’Meara, Food Safari Fire is an inspired ten-part series that is a feast for the senses and a must-see for barbecue-lovers, devotees of the wood-fired oven, spit roasters, smokers and those keen to learn...