The Cook And The Chef

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 Maître 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

4.0 2 x
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

4.0 1 x
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 31 - Coffee And Macadamia Nuts

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This week take a trip with Maggie to the stunning sub tropical hinterland of Northern New South Wales where she explores a macadamia plantation and sips locally grown coffee. In the kitchen Maggie and Simon use our native bush nut and coffee to create both savoury and sweet delights. A special treat for Vegans is Simon’s V...
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Brunch

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Simon and Maggie cook scrambled eggs - one with truffles and one with orange zest. Maggie then prepares oat pancakes served with poached peaches, while Simon shares the secrets behind a classic bircher muesli.
Season 4

Season 4 Episode 29 - Pubs

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When the British first arrived here they brought the idea of public hotels - or ‘pubs’ - with them, and they’ve been a prominent feature of the Australian landscape ever since.

Season 4 Episode 28 - Old Food

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Maggie and Simon cook up some ancient grains and take a good look at the 'Slow Food' movement, just what's needed to rustle up a warm and comforting Winter menu.

Season 4 Episode 27 - The Barossa

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The Barossa Valley is one of many regions in Australia where migrants have created a unique regional food culture. This program celebrates the Barossa where today, food, religion and cultural traditions echo Prussian, Silesian and German origins.
Season 3

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...