Italian Food Safari

Thursdays, 7:30pm on SBSONE from 18 March


In Good Company

05 June 2010 | 19:30 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

One of the great lessons learnt from filming this series is the importance of stopping work and getting together to eat and drink and enjoy the company of people you love.


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Black Magic

28 May 2010 | 10:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

If you had to free associate around food and the words ‘unusual’ or ‘challenging’, I wonder what images would come into your mind? For me there’s a flash of a table of four of us hoeing into our first black pasta.


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Living Off The Land

27 May 2010 | 10:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

Much of the filming for Italian Food Safari has been far from warm kitchens and comfortable restaurants – we’ve ventured into the rugged outdoors for many of the stories to reflect the traditions Italian people brought with them.


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Dress It But Don’t Have It Swimming

20 May 2010 | 0:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

The Italians have fabulous descriptions to describe every part of the cooking process of just about anything. When it comes to pasta, there are sayings like “la condiche la pasta” meaning "dress it but don’t have it swimming".


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Home Truths

12 May 2010 | 0:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

One of the most fascinating things about filming in people’s homes all around Australia is being lucky enough to have an inside peek at how they really live.


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The Whole Hog

06 May 2010 | 0:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

Italian butchers really know how to put on a Sunday barbecue – in this case the whole hog – or rather the classic porchetta from Abruzzo on a spit.


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Fishing for Memories

28 April 2010 | 10:00 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

For so many years growing up on Sydney’s east coast and spending lots of time at the beach, I’d see rock fishermen picking their way around the rocks to the big rock platforms where the sea would surge in.


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Sicilano’s Garden

22 April 2010 | 19:30 - By Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi

What an array of spectacular plants at Sicilano’s garden. I could not believe how much of this land had plantings on it. Fruit trees, olive trees, vegetable patches. There were zucchinis growing, beans and so much more.


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About this Blog

Italian Food Safari is the much-awaited next feast in the beautiful Food Safari series… a celebration of the incredible breadth and hard work of the Italians who came and settled in Australia over a generation ago and have kept their food traditions intact.

Mave O'Meara and Guy Grossi spent time with Australia’s top Italian chefs and producers during the filming of Italian Food Safari. Maeve is an award-winning food and cooking author, journalist, broadcaster, television producer and presenter who has spent many years travelling the world discovering food. Guy Grossi is an acclaimed Melbourne chef, restaurateur and food personality who revels in his Italian heritage and its many glorious culinary delights.

 
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