The Cook And The Chef

The Cook And The Chef catch up

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 35 - Anlaby A Country Homestead

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Maggie replicates beautiful lamb pies that she created for a charity event, while Simon gives shepherd’s pie a vegetarian spin. Also on the menu is chocolate and lots of it, with a wicked chocolate ganache tart and a light, chocolate soufflé.

Season 3, Episode 34 - Cooking In A Restaurant

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Simon is deep in discussion with the Hotel's Maitre d' Atef. Simon and Atef are looking at some changes in the menu and deciding on a corresponding change in the recommended wine match.

Season 3, Episode 33 - Bananas And Artichokes

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On a recent trip to the Tweed Valley, Maggie was really taken with how all the banana plantations were scattered high across the mountain slopes. Third generation grower, Andrew Everest, explains to Maggie that sub-tropical bananas have to be grown up high to protect them from frost.

Season 3, Episode 32 - Cheese And Crabs

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When it comes to fine cheeses we’re spoilt for choice in Australia, there are over one hundred different varieties being produced by Cheese Wright’s all around the country.

Season 3, Episode 30 - Lemon Myrtle And Pizzas

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The little village of Nimbin, in the Byron Bay Hinterland, has embraced its reputation as Australia’s hippie capital and the influence of the counter culture extends way beyond the colourful main street. On the edge of town Maggie discovers the beautiful Djanbung permaculture gardens, and owner, Robyn Francis, explains how...

Season 3 Episode 29 - Brussels Sprouts And Avocado

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Maggie and Simon go green with brussels sprouts and avocados. Enjoy their warm winter take on the much maligned sprout and take a trip back to the seventies with Simon's avocado ice cream.
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 31 - Spring Has Sprung

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Spring has sprung and Maggie gets her hand on the first of the new season's asparagus and explains how to make the perfect soft-boiled egg. Simon answers everything you wanted to know about chickens but were afraid to ask.
Season 3

Season 3 Episode 28 - Limes And Rice

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The beautiful fertile soils of the Northern Rivers Regions of NSW have made possible many amazing subtropical food enterprises. One of Maggie’s favourite food stories from the region is that of Gerard Buchanan, a farmer who discovered that the fruit that would become his most profitable, the native finger lime, was actuall...

Season 3 Episode 27 - Cauliflower And Passionfruit

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Working at the Hotel often keeps Simon busy late into the evening so he’s not known for his love of early mornings, but this week he’s made the effort to get up well before the crack of dawn to meet his fruit and veg supplier Chris Abbot at the Adelaide Produce Markets.

Season 3 Episode 25 - Root Veg And Guinea Fowl

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After the exhilaration of the New Zealand trip, this week’s show opens with Maggie back on home soil - and almost knee deep in it too. She’s trekking through mud with vegetable grower Dominic Scarfo in search of a vegetable that is often overlooked and undervalued: the swede.