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Starts Wednesday 1 August 8pm

A celebration of hardworking fisherpeople, divers and foragers, processors and smokers as well the brilliant chefs and home cooks who share their treasured seafood recipes and techniques.

Food Safari Water

Explores sea vegetables, seafood and all that comes from water with Maeve O'Meara. Starts Wednesday, August 1 at 8pm on SBS.

All-new series with Maeve O'Meara exploring sea vegetables, seafood and all that comes from water. Starts Wednesday, August 1 at 8pm.
After two decades of food adventures across the globe, Maeve O'Meara still loves exploring off the eaten path.
Food Safari Water is the next delicious helping of Food Safari Elements, exploring the bounty of the water, starting Wednesday, August 1 at 8pm on SBS.
The secret to a perfect seafood meal lies in the raw material – the seafood itself must be of impeccable quality. Here's how to buy the best.
It's probably the only place you'll find swordfish bacon and smoked prawn sausages.

Food Safari Earth

All your favourite recipes from Food Safari Earth's vibrant bounty is right here.

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. ...
Cauliflower is so hot right now. This recipe has you dipping and drizzling it with tarator - it's like the Lebanese version of mayo.
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.
Hailing from Sicily, garganelli alla Norma will make your pasta nights interesting again, combining eggplant and a creamy ricotta salata topping.
Dial up your love of cake and spice with this family favourite that calls on preserved pumpkin and lime zest to seal the deal.

In your Food Safari element

“Chef Sharon Salloum says some of her best culinary knowledge comes from her mother, Violet, who was born in Syria. Her Lebanese dad, Michael, is the practical...
“This is a beautifully colourful slaw full of fresh tropical flavour from mango  and lime, and a fresh addition to the spicy slow-cooked jerk.” Maeve O’Meara...
“It’s said the aroma of jerk being cooked in the warm air of Jamaica is partly the allspice (pimento) wood it’s cooked over and partly the heady spice mix of...
“On Sydney’s glamorous restaurant strip along Woolloomooloo's Finger Wharf, a jewel of a restaurant called China Doll opened in 2004, and became renowned for its...
‘The secret to cooking with coals and to capture the essence of the smoky flavours is to have no flame and just the glowing embers,’ he says. This is a...
“Smoking fish in West Africa is an age-old tradition, with smoked fish viewed as ‘food for the Gods’, and is often a part of religious ceremonies and presented on...
“Stories abound about the name Caja China, which literally means ‘Chinese box’ in Spanish. It could have originated in Cuba, from the Chinese labourers in the...
“I have one word for this recipe — incredible! It’s worth tracking down the ingredients to create this delicious wrapped fish cooked over coals. We do need...
“This is a recipe for which you need to gather the ingredients and prepare the koji in advance (Keita says you need to work two weeks ahead but Japanese stores...
“Sujet Saenkham owns four great Thai restaurants in Sydney, all with food inspired by Sujet’s beloved mother, Taeng-on, who taught him to cook at an early age.”...
“Korean barbecue is made for groups of friends coming together to eat. All the marinating takes place before the guests arrive, side dishes and accompaniments are...
“The fireplace is the heart of the home in Croatia and the traditional one-pot dish (the peka) takes pride of place. The domed lid on the top of the peka creates...

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...

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