Surfing the Menu

January 2019
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S1 Ep8 - Byron Bay

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Ben is reunited with his two favourite girls, his baby girl Ruby and his partner De-Arne, in one of their favourite places - Byron Bay. Unable to resist the fresh local prawns on offer, Curtis deep fries some in a salt and pepper mix and serves them with a fresh green salad mix topped with lime dressing. Ben decides to thr...
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S1 Ep7 - Bellarine Peninsula

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Home to some of Victoria’s best surf spots, and more importantly Curtis’s mum Lozza, is the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula. The boys take to the waters to help haul in a catch from a mussel farm. Curtis uses his catch to prepare a saffron infused soup with leek, celery and onion. Meanwhile, Ben prepares a fresh chicken for ...
26:27

S1 Ep6 - Hunter Valley

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Travelling inland, Ben and Curtis head for the Mecca of great wine and produce - the Hunter Valley. After visiting a local cattle farm, the boys head for the famous Tyrrell winery where they prepare a delicious luncheon for their hosts. Grilled quail salad with speck, radicchio, red onion and lentils, porterhouse pot-roast...
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S1 Ep5 - New Norcia

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There's some wonderful characters to meet and delicious fresh produce to sample when Ben and Curtis visit the Spanish monastery town of New Norcia. The boys get busy cooking in the monastery's 120 year old wood-fired oven, with Ben creating the ultimate nibbly bits, a cheesy farinata. Battling the heat, he also prepares a ...
26:28

S1 Ep4 - Tasmania

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With the picturesque coastal town of Strahan providing the background, Ben and Curtis cook up the local delights, with seafood big on the menu. Curtis prepares a simple fennel and dill dressing to enhance the flavours of smoked salmon. Meanwhile, Ben completely covers a fresh ocean trout in rock salt, its insides stuffed w...
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S1 Ep3 - Margaret River

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Ben gets to relive his early years when he and Curtis visit the Margaret River. After surfing, wine tasting, and visits to an olive oil producer and deer farm, the boys head to the kitchen with the fresh local produce. Ben prepares roast venison stuffed with mushrooms and herbs and wrapped in slices of prosciutto. Meanwhil...
26:28

S1 Ep2 - Broome

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The pearling town of Broome in Australia’s northwest is an oasis of colour and character. Local resident Baamba shows Ben and Curtis the best spots to catch mud crabs, helps them buy fish straight off the boat and takes them on a camel ride. With the beach providing a breathtaking backdrop, Curtis uses his catch in a tian ...
December 2018
26:30

S2 Ep4 - Fremantle And Rottnest Island

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Only a short trip from Fremantle Harbour, Rottnest Island is a holiday paradise for locals to visit. With wicked surf spots and fabulous food, Rottnest Island first inspired Ben to pursue a career in cuisine. Joining the boys on this trip down memory lane is Fremantle local, former Chicago Bulls basketballer Luke Longley. ...
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S2 Ep3 - Kakadu

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Ben and Curtis are introduced to the wonders of Aboriginal culture when they visit Kakadu National Park. The boys are taken on a tour of the nearby river, where they explore rock paintings and hunt for magpie geese, with the locals showing them how it's done. Nerves are high when they go fishing for barramundi on a crocodi...
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S2 Ep2 - Ningaloo

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In an action-packed episode, Ben and Curtis explore the delights of Western Australia's magnificent Ningaloo coastline. With local station owner Burke Maslin as their guide, the boys swim with giant manta rays and surf some secluded beaches. They also travel inland with Burke to his family's farm, where Burke puts them to ...
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