Episodes

Episode 13:

Air Date: 23 January 2014 7:30 PM

In this final episode, Italian Food Safari visits the Vanella Cheese Factory in Far North Queensland and presenter Guy Grossi learns how buffalo mozzarella is made.

Episode 12:

Air Date: 16 January 2014 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari savours the seafood introduced to us by Italians – the squid that was once used as bait and is now a delicacy.

Episode 11:

Air Date: 9 January 2014 7:30 PM

Presenter Guy Grossi goes hunting with his chef friend Daniel Airo-Farula in the wintry hills of Bulla, later cooking up a marvelous Sicilian style sweet and rabbit dish.

Episode 10:

Air Date: 2 January 2014 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari discovers an Italian breed of cattle called Chianina now being reared in Australia by Daniela Mollica, who brought the Slow Food movement to Melbourne.

Episode 9:

Air Date: 26 December 2013 7:30 PM

This episode of Italian Food Safari celebrates the tradition of preserving the best in season.

Episode 8:

Air Date: 19 December 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food safari visits Mario Mammone and his family who own large citrus orchards in the fruit bowl of Australia outside Mildura – they came to pick oranges and now own the farm.

Episode 7:

Air Date: 12 December 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari joins professional rock fisherman Alex Bellissimo from Rock and Beach Charters at dawn to learn why so many Italians are drawn to the sea to fish for dinner.

Episode 6:

Air Date: 5 December 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari presenter Guy Grossi meets passionate gardeners Lina and Antonio Siciliano who have created a huge vegetable and herb garden in Melbourne’s suburbs.

Episode 5:

Air Date: 28 November 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari goes to the far western end of Australia to visit the crayfishermen of the stunning Abrolhos Islands off Geraldton.

Episode 4:

Air Date: 21 November 2013 7:30 PM

Guy Grossi visits dedicated Melbourne artisan baker Daniel Chirico and tastes bread straight from the oven, drizzled with olive oil.

Episode 3:

Air Date: 14 November 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari focuses on the glorious tomato, with presenter Guy Grossi joining tomato grower John Monigatti on Echuca’s black soil plains during harvest.

Episode 2:

Air Date: 7 November 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari goes to Fremantle to join the last sardine fisherman on the Western Australia coast, the charming Jim Mendolia who supplies the fresh fish market.

Episode 1:

Air Date: 31 October 2013 7:30 PM

Italian Food Safari opens with a celebration of the wood-fired oven, which many Italians constructed in their backyards when they arrived in Australia.

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Episode 13 :
Thursday 23 January 2014, 7:30PM

In this final episode, Italian Food Safari visits the Vanella Cheese Factory in Far North Queensland and presenter Guy Grossi learns how...

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