Italian Food Safari

July 2021

S1 Ep12

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Maeve joins Claude Basile for black ink pasta, and restaurateur Beppi Polese shows how his famous baccala mantecato is made. In Melbourne, specialist butcher Roger Ongarat explains what makes pork and fennel sausages such a favourite in Italian households. Chef Alessandro Pavoni demonstrates how to make the perfect risotto...

S1 Ep13

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Guy learns how buffalo mozzarella is made and finds the secret of its taste and texture. He then shares his recipe for Caprese salad with mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. Suckling lamb is a dish of celebration in Italy, and restaurateur Robert Marchetti shows how it's prepared. Next, a Calabrese lunch hosted by Perth butch...

S1 Ep11

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Guy hunts rabbit with chef Daniel Airo-Farula, while Maeve visits Stefano Manfredi on the Central Coast where he has planted a vegetable garden full of Italian produce ready for a classic minestrone. In Melbourne, Adelina Pulford shows Guy how to make the silkiest creamy panna cotta with prosecco, while Italian expatriate ...

S1 Ep10

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In a beautiful house in the Adelaide Hills, chef Salvatore Pepe cooks perfect bistecca served with white beans. Guy shares his recipe for fresh pasta and Andrew Cibej makes a spinach, ricotta and potato-filled ravioli. Maeve is surrounded by almond blossom in South Australia, visiting Munno Parra Downs, and Guy joins Melbo...

S1 Ep9

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This episode celebrates the tradition of preserving the best in season. Maeve meets Pietro Demaio whose book 'Preserving the Italian Way' has been a bestseller. In Adelaide, Pat D'Onofrio and Lina Verrilli grow and cure their own olives; and Claudio Ferraro shows how to make pastry sfogliatelle with fine layers of pastry f...

S1 Ep8

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Tonight, chef Stefano Di Pieri shows Guy how he uses blood oranges to make a kingfish carpaccio with shaved fennel. In Adelaide, butcher Tony Marino from the Central Market invites us to join his family for an Abruzzese banquet with porchetta on a spit and the most unusual way of serving polenta. And pastry chef Alexandra ...

S1 Ep7

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Tonight, we join professional rock fisherman at dawn to learn why so many Italians are drawn to the sea to fish for dinner. Chef Robert Castellani shows Guy an ingenious way of baking snapper and explains why Sicilians put a coin in the mouth of the fish. Luciana Sampogna demonstrates taralli, while Fred Pizzini shares his...

S1 Ep6

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Guy discovers a huge family vegetable and herb garden in Melbourne’s suburbs which provides meals and even the wine to drink with it. Maeve finds prosciutto in Adelaide, and is cooked pasta and beans by Armando Percuoco in his country estate. In Melbourne, cheesemaker Giorgio Linguanti takes Guy back to his childhood, whil...

S1 Ep5

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Tonight, Maeve visits the crayfishermen off Geraldton and tastes just how good a 'cray on the barbie' can be. Guy drops in on Melbourne chef Maurizio Esposito to learn the secrets of his delicious crayfish gnocchi recipe. Maeve then seeks out the best pizza and Guy discovers artichokes. Also, Sicilian-born gelato-makers ex...

S1 Ep4

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Tonight, Guy visits dedicated Melbourne artisan baker Daniel Chirico and tastes bread straight from the oven. Guy then demonstrates a delicious bread-based salad called panzanella. Maeve learns about the Italian passion for veal and meets passionate Western Australian butcher Vince Garreffa. And celebrated Sydney chef Nino...