Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook Melbourne

July 2017

S1 Ep8

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Rachel wraps up her Melbourne immersion with a look into how the city is forging ahead with ground-breaking food trends. She meets a Thai couple that have crafted a passion for Asian fusion food with a unique all-day breakfast menu. She cooks with a local who represents the growing breed of mixed heritage chefs and checks out a Texan inspired smokehouse barbeque. Rachel then hosts a barbeque for all her past guests at a party at her apartment.

S1 Ep7

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Rachel uncovers one of Melbourne’s hidden secret day trips when she heads for the hills and explores the Dandenong region. She meets up with passionate Argentinian chef Mauro from 'The Independent' restaurant, who she will cook alongside using locally caught golden trout. Rachel also uncovers the secrets behind some of the city’s tastiest mushrooms and discovers an orchard full of seasonal fresh fruits.

S1 Ep6

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Immigration has played a massive role in shaping the food scene of Melbourne. Rachel explores Melbourne’s melting pot of authentic cuisines, wandering through the Vietnamese areas, tracking down the popular suburban hot bed of all things Greek, and learning how to create the famous tomato based passata from an Italian Nona.

S1 Ep5

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Melbourne prides itself on being the sporting capital of Australia. Rachel discovers what fuels the weekend warriors inside the city limits and shines the spotlight on the sports fanatics’ favourite gourmet fast food. She will cook with the city’s original Food Truck proprietor, sample some of the best Southern fried chicken Melbourne has to offer and visits a cutting edge craft brewery.
June 2017

S1 Ep4

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Rachel continues her journey through the cuisine capital of Australia. In this episode, Rachel takes a break from city life and spreads her wings on a road trip to the Bellarine Peninsula, a region emerging as the new ‘it’ area for foodies seeking local produce. Her day trip is full of inspiring food stories where she will meet up with local producers and providores, harvesting mussels, sampling fresh produce to create seasonal sensations - and she even learns how to milk a goat.

S1 Ep3

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Rachel continues her journey through the cuisine capital of Australia. In this episode, she explores some of the city’s suburban pockets and discovers an open-hearted food community. First up Rachel meets a kindred spirit and discovers some of the tastiest croissants outside of Paris. Later she cooks with expat Matt Wilkinson who is leading the charge in seasonal cooking and uncovers a not for profit restaurant.

S1 Ep2

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Everything old is cool again in the Melbourne food scene. Rachel digs deep into retro Melbourne and discovers another side to its very hip and bohemian food scene. She visits a traditional century-old milk bar. She samples a new take on a quintessential classic and cooks with Kate Gibbs, the granddaughter of the legendary Aussie cook Margaret Fulton.

S1 Ep1

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British food sensation Rachel Khoo travels around one of Australia’s most stimulating regions and immerses herself in the world-renowned foodie capital of Australia - Melbourne. In pursuit of new cooking ideas and inspirations, that she then often sketches in her notebook to use when she’s back in her warehouse apartment cooking, Rachel reveals a rich multicultural food scene, and plenty of hidden sightseeing treasures, driven by Melbourne’s melting pot of 140 nationalities regions. In the seri...
September 2015

Salt-baked golden trout with lime risotto

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“Argentine chef Mauro Callegari of The Independent in Gembrook cooks a salt-baked golden trout fished from the nearby Australian Rainbow Trout Farm. Don’t be alarmed by the amount of salt used in this recipe - it forms a crust that seals in the moisture and juices without making the flesh overly salty.” Rachel Khoo, Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook Melbourne
August 2015

Mini custard filo pastries

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“These pastries are my version of a traditional sweet Greek dish called galaktoboureko. It might be a hard word to say, but the combination of creamy semolina custard, crunchy buttery filo and fragrant syrup is definitely not hard to eat! If you can bear the wait, they’re best eaten the day after making.” Rachel Khoo, Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook Melbourne