Food Safari Earth

Tune in 8pm on Thursdays as Food Safari kicks back into delicious gear! Get ready to jump on the vibrant bounty that is Food Safari Earth. #FoodSafari

Turkey, Greece and Lebanon may claim baklava as their own, but who created this layered treat? Diving into the pastry’s past, we discover royal associations, religious...
Flowers add a special touch of visual magic to food, but don't just leave it for the pros - become one!
Just as flavourful as they are beautiful, use your flowers to colour your dumplings, top your cakes or simply toss them through your salad.
Vegetables have a sexy side! Food Safari returns with a brand-new series that explores the endless possibilities of fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and more....
Pan-fried pot-stickers, meaty xiao long bao and sweet sesame balls - we’re bowing down to the China’s delicious dumplings.

Bring the world to your kitchen

Follow Maeve on her journey to uncover the delectable recipes and stories from chefs and home cook heroes from all cultures and backgrounds.

They've built a restaurant empire from scratch – now they’re redefining paddock-to-plate dining with 30 types of eggplant and more types of basil than you can count.
Injera is the heart of east African food and the Ethiopian immigrant baker is bringing a slice of his homeland to Melbourne.
Eating vegetables has never been more attractive. Here's how your veg can play a leading role on your plate.
Silken, or extra firm, scrambled or fried – there’s almost no end to the ways this protein can be enjoyed. But what about making it from scratch at home?
Consider yourself a Food Safari devotee? From laksa, paella to the ol' faithful orange and almond cake, here are the recipes that are creating quite the buzz on...

In your Food Safari element

The cinnamon and clove set this Armenian version apart from the crowd.
Swap your bouquet of flowers for cheesy fillers and your head and heart will be in sync.
This risotto is made “all’onda” (in the ‘wave style’), which is typical of northern Italy. It should take about 18 minutes to make from the time you start adding...
Cauliflower is so hot right now. This recipe has you dipping and drizzling it with tarator - it's like the Lebanese version of mayo.
Celebrating the artichoke, the basis of this dish is the chermoula, full of exotic spices, fresh herbs, chilli, garlic and ginger.
The vegetarian dishes of China's cuisine aren't often given much spotlight, but this crispy eggplant will have everyone pushing aside the sweet and sour pork.
Grilled zucchini lays the bed for this vibrant mix of herbs and veggies, topped with sumac and, of course, Lebanese flatbread.
Hailing from Sicily, garganelli alla Norma will make your pasta nights interesting again, combining eggplant and a creamy ricotta salata topping.
Tender fillets of eggplant coated in a Japanese-influenced sauce, making for the perfect meat-free meal.
Dial up your love of cake and spice with this family favourite that calls on preserved pumpkin and lime zest to seal the deal.
What an eye opener this dish is - read the recipe and you’re thinking herb frittata - assemble it and you realise that herbs are the supreme stars and eggs simply...
A classic Bengali dish, shukto makes use of the delicious veg you've got in the house and is commonly served as a starter. 

Food Safari recipes

Rosewater is popular in Middle Eastern cooking, and the star of Turkish delight. This recipe for Afghan sweets also includes walnuts and pistachios.
This recipe for the Afghan version of chicken korma is so simple. It’s a dish filled with delicious spices, creamy yoghurt and chana dal, which has a low...
Served in the centre of the table, this dish is a complete meal and needs little else but bread and a good appetite.
Chana dal is a type of pulse, related to the chickpea. Chana dal has a very low glycaemic index so it makes a good addition to the diabetic diet. This recipe for...