French Food Safari

Maeve O'Meara joins renowned chef Guillaume Brahimi on a pilgrimage to the top kitchens in France.

French Food Safari is a celebration of French cuisine in all its delicious complexity, filmed around Australia and France.
In this series of Food Safari, Maeve O'Meara follows one of France’s best exports to Australia, renowned chef Guillaume Brahimi on a personal voyage.
Maeve O'Meara interviews cheese expert Will Studd.

French food

Want to eat and cook like the French? We've got all the bistro classics and provincial favourites to help Frenchify your kitchen.

Food Safari

Food Safari takes you on a culinary globetrot across Australia with Producer-presenter Maeve O'Meara who has spent most of her life seeking out great food.

Recipes from French Food Safari

The heady flavour of truffle works best with the simplest of ingredients such as eggs. These decadent French-style scrambled eggs are creamy and velvety – and...
Use only the ripest and most flavoursome summer tomatoes for this salad. Heirloom tomatoes of many varieties and colours are in vogue, but Guillaume says that any...
Croquembouche is perhaps the most spectacular creation to have come out of the world of French sweets – a towering sculpture of profiteroles filled with crème...
This masterful salade composée is a fusion of cuisines and techniques. Chui Lee Luk has a Malaysian background and trained in classical French cooking, including...
In this recipe, chef Serge Dansereau uses mushroom instead of the traditional chicken liver pate to encase the beef before wrapping in puff pastry. A classic and...
Once mastered, this beautifully light dessert recipe with its intense raspberry flavour will be in your repertoire of special dinners for years to come. You...
In this recipe Jacques Reymond shares his secrets for a classic French coq au vin. Pinot noir is his wine of choice and infuses it with vegetables before...
This classic crème brûlée recipe is a great marriage of simple ingredients. The rich custard base flavoured with vanilla bean is irresistible with its crisp burnt...
This Paris bistro dish of finely minced or diced raw beef mixed with ingredients such as capers, cornichons, shallots and herbs, and often served topped with a...
Get your hands on a high-quality chicken for this golden roast, fragrant with discs of truffle sitting under the skin. Guillaume "polishes" the chicken with a...
From Provence in the south of France, this simple recipe sings with summer vegetables – eggplant, zucchini, capsicum and tomato. Guillaume likes to cook the...
If you’ve ever wanted to make those little tarts that you see at the best patisseries, which look as though they’re studded with jewels, then Guillaume Brahimi's...

5 reasons to love France even more

What to eat, what to drink and where to picnic. We've got your Parisian arrondissements sorted.

Fans of weekend outdoor lounging, high fashion and quirkier sartorial finds, plus markets brimming with locally made cheeses, plan your Parisian getaway in the boho...
Avoid the many tourist traps of Montmartre and, instead, make your way straight to the local hangouts, patisseries and fromageries of the 9th arrondissment. When...
Rachel Khoo, British cook and television host of The Little Paris Kitchen, sheds light on where to eat like a local when in Paris. According to districts, known...
Renowned Parisian blogger and cookbook author Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate and Zucchini reveals her favourite picnic spots and food shops in her iconic city.
In France’s eponymous wine region, even babies start life with a little fizz on their lips. Carli Ratcliff ventures into the charming towns and historic cellars,...

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