The Cook And The Chef

December 2020

Season 3 Episode 4 - Mangoes And Cheese

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Maggie and Simon dish up a bit of mango madness with two tropically inspired dishes that showcase the unique flavours of green, unripe mangoes. Maggie then whips up a ‘sandwich’ using delicate puff pastry and a bitey cheddar balanced with sweet quince paste, while Simon has spectacular success with twice baked goat cheese ...

Season 3 Episode 3 - Fish And Crabs

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Maggie meets food legend Rick Stein and they discuss the gentle art of cooking fish. Back in the kitchen, Maggie works her magic on an impressive piece of farmed Kingfish, while Simon is inspired to try out one of Rick’s recipes, a mouth-watering fish pasty. Simon and Maggie also get cracking on some crab dishes, inspired ...

Season 3 Episode 2 - Croc And Honey

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To check out the Northern Territory’s claim that they produce the best crocodile meat, Simon visits a farm near Darwin and talks to zoologist Adam Britton, who explains why it’s not just the skins of these extraordinary creatures that we should be looking at.

Season 3 Episode 1 - Raspberries And Barramundi

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Simon and Maggie stroll back into the kitchen for a new season to dish up a refreshing summer feast. Maggie uses delicious second flush raspberries to adorn a fail proof sponge while Simon works magic with a raspberry, lamb, and pea combination. Simon then treats us to a saucy fish curry using fresh territory barramundi, w...
November 2020

Season 2, Episode 39 - Some Favourites From The Year

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Maggie and Simon revisit a few of their favourite kitchen moments from the year. They look back on the eggs, pasta, and mouth-watering desserts on the menu.

Season 2, Episode 38 - Party Time

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Maggie and Simon show how to prepare excellent cocktail food for a stress-free party. The Cook and the Chef share their secrets about what to make ahead of time, and how to prepare some dishes with the help of some shop-bought bases and toppings.

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

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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.