The Cook And The Chef

October 2019
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Season 2 Episode 30 - Truffles

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With a truffle from WA, Simon and Maggie Beer use a sophisticated ingredient in the simplest of ways - on scrambled eggs, pasta, boiled potatoes and, amazingly, on salt and vinegar chips.
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Season 2 Episode 29 - Quails And Momos

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Maggie and Simon demonstrate how a little bird like quail can pack a big punch. Simon’s Chilli Quail is a crispy explosion of flavours and Maggie uses Quince paste as a luscious yet delicate compliment to her roast Quail. Simon then looks to the simplicity of Buddhist vegetarian dumplings, Momos, while Maggie shares her re...
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Season 2 Episode 28 - Baking

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The classic meat pie gets a glorious make-over after Simon visits a city pie-cart. Back in the kitchen, Maggie surprises him by recalling her three AM trip to the pie-cart, in her younger days, after a Peter Allen concert.
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Season 2 Episode 27 - Desserts And Tagines

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From a Dutch oven to a casserole dish many cultures boast a pot for slow cooking and for the Moroccans it’s the cone shaped Tagine. This week Maggie and Simon celebrate the spirit of the Tagine with a slow cooked beef dish and a hearty vegetable mix. Simon also uses the last of the seasons Myer lemons to create a tangy tar...
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Season 2 Episode 26 - Tasmanian Fresh

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Maggie travels to Tasmania and samples some of the wonderful produce that the Apple Isle has to offer. Magnificent Bruny Island, an hour drive south of Hobart is a place Maggie has wanted to visit for over thirty years and it’s now the home of her friend Nick Haddow, a traditional cheese maker.
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Season 2 Episode 25 - Oysters And Pastry

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For Simon this week’s show is all about pastry, while Maggie heads off on another food adventure, hunting for great oysters on SA’s Eyre Peninsula. Oysters and pastry may seem an odd combination, but once again the Cook and the Chef blend unlikely ingredients to create unique and delightful dishes.
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Season 3 Episode 39 - Beetroot And Pepper

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Maggie and Simon demonstrate how to bring out the best of the brilliant beetroot, and then spice up some delicious dishes with Native Tasmanian Pepper berry.
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Season 3 Episode 38 - Seaweed And Scallops

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The East Coast of Tasmania has to be one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline anywhere in the world, but when Simon visits he?s not just interested in the dazzling scenery; he?s also come to find out what makes Tasmanian seafood so great.
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Season 3 Episode 37 - Lobster And Mushrooms

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Kangaroo Island is one of Maggie?s favourite destinations, its magnificent coastline and pristine waters provide an abundance of superb seafood for the locals.
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Season 3 Episode 36 - Produce Of Two Islands

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South of Hobart in the delightfully named Sandlfy Simon found Gordon and Jane Brown growing an unusual crop: Green Tea. After getting over the shock of finding tea growing in Tassie, Simon found out that most black tea is actually grown in highland regions so it?s not actually all that unusual to grow tea in such a cold cl...
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