French Food Safari is a celebration of French cuisine in all its delicious complexity, filmed around Australia and France.
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15 Jun 2014 - 10:38 PM  UPDATED 26 Jun 2015 - 8:47 AM

Episode 1

French Food Safari opens with a tour of the world's largest wholesale produce market, Rungis, on the outskirts of Paris.

Recipes

Bouillabaisse
Chicken grenobloise supreme (suprême de poulet grenobloise)
Raspberry soufflé

 

 

Episode 2

Maeve and Guillaume journey underground to the secret bakery of one of the great Parisian bakers.

Recipes

Jamón croque monsieur
Charcuterie plate
Rabbit terrine
Croquembouche

 

 

Episode 3

In this episode, we explore the delicious, relaxed, inexpensive style of eating at the bistro – a tradition that's been popular for hundreds of years.

Recipes

Steak tartare with pommes gaufrettes
John Dory Normande
Salad Niçoise
Cherry clafoutis
Vanilla bean ice-cream

 

 

Episode 4

Maeve and Guillaume travel to the mountainous Ardeche region of France to meet artisan goat cheese maker Jérôme Herphelin and his happy herd of goats.

Recipes

Vol-au-vents of snail (vol-au-vent d'escargots)
Beef cheek croustillant with celeriac remoulade and salsa verte
Mini raspberry tarts

 

 

Episode 5

In this episode, we travel to Lyon and get swept up in the fun of eating in the local bouchons – relaxed eating houses which have existed for hundreds of years, starting as canteens for the local silk factory workers.

Recipes

Lentil salad
Coq au vin
Périgourdin prune flan

 

 

Episode 6

French Food Safari spends a delightful day in a small French village in the Ardeche with top selling cookbook author Stephane Reynaud.

Recipes

Boeuf en croute
Crab boudin in a composed salad
Lemon madeleines

 

 

Episode 7

French Food Safari experiences the thrill of the hunt amongst the oak trees of Perigord.

Recipes

Roast chicken with truffle and cauliflower
Cassoulet

 

 

Episode 8

French Food Safari gets the lowdown on how a top-class kitchen works by joining Guillaume Brahimi for a busy night at his restaurant.

Recipes

Braised lamb with chicken liver sauce
Almond chocolate mi-cuit

 

 

Episode 9

French Food Safari is taken on a tour of one of the top Parisienne kitchens with three Michelin-starred chef Guy Savoy, who cooks up some of his signature dishes for Maeve and Guillaume.

Recipes

Beurre blanc
Ratatouille
Vanilla crème brûlée

 

 

Online exclusive recipes

Tomato salad
Caramelised pork belly
Gratin dauphinois
Scrambled eggs with truffle