The Cook And The Chef

July 2019
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Season 4, Episode 29 (Pubs)

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As Aussie as the Black Stump, pubs have always been part of where Australians eat. Maggie and Simon talk to Damien PIgnolet and then, like him, transform traditional pub food like schnitzel and lamb's fry.
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Season 4 Episode 30 - Eat Local

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One thing Maggie and Simon are unanimous on is that there is nothing quite like the satisfaction of cooking with something you have grown in your own garden. Simon introduces us to writer, Lolo Houbein, a woman who is a huge advocate for people growing their own food.
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Season 1 Episode 36 - A Moveable Feast

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It?s the middle of spring and the sunshine and longer days are a great excuse for people to get together and enjoy good company and good food. In this program Maggie and Simon whip up dishes that?ll not only impress the crowd but are easy to transport to any get-together. Maggie?s 'moveable feast' is a creamy asparagus and...
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Season 1 Episode 35 - Offal

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When ?offal? is mentioned most of us think of the internal organs of animals, but the word also refers to anything that is considered worthless or thrown away. This week Maggie and Simon demonstrate that some ingredients which are considered ?junk food? can be tasty if they?re prepared with love and attention.
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Season 1 Episode 34 - Blondes Have More Fun

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Chefs love working with colour and contrast, but Maggie and Simon love a challenge so this week they?re going blonde. White asparagus, light coloured meats, garlic, white chocolate, coconut and meringue all make the ?blonde food? menu, and with the use of simple sauces and balancing of flavours the cook and the chef prove ...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Season 4 Episode 26 - Lebanese Food

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Maggie and Simon tip their hats to the magical Mediterranean flavours of Lebanese cuisine. Pomegranate, lemon juice, pine nuts, olives and walnuts are just some of the fresh ingredients employed to embrace the food and the shared style of dining typical of Lebanese culture.
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Season 4, Episode 26 (Lebanese Food)

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From restaurants to the street, Lebanese food has become a firm favourite with Australians. Maggie cooks chicken and pomegranate and Simon shares his secret to making great falafel.
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