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Aug 6, 2017

On today's show we started with Matt's top tips for an excellent mushroom risotto, lifted from a Giorgio Locatelli: add some soaked dried porcini in with the rice, use carnaroli rice if you can find it, and lightly fry fresh mushrooms in a separate pan before adding them with the butter and parmesan at the end.

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Jul 30, 2017

Today we had a chat to Oakridge chef Matt Stone, who was recently awarded by the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival for his trailblazing work in the Yarra Valley. He's also just returned from some overseas travel and we spoke about some of the new items on the Oakridge menu.

Next up we had a market report with Toscano's...


Jul 23, 2017

On today's show we spoke to Joost Bakker about the very sad passing of chef Jeremy Strode, and the impact he had on the industry. We also previewed an Oz Harvest event tomorrow at Melbourne Uni called Think, Eat, and Save. But we didn't speak for too long as he has to prepare lunch for Ben Shewry and family!

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Jul 9, 2017

Today we briefly spoke about Matt's recent meal at Richmond's Minamishima; what an incredible Japanese experience! (but not cheap)

BBQ cuisine is interpreted in many ways around the world, and we spoke to Fancy Hank's Mike Patrick as well as FH alumni (and current saucier at Restaurant Andre in Singapore) Alicia...


Jul 2, 2017

On today's show we had a chat to Michael Cole and Laura Skvor who will be representing Australia in the next round of the Bocuse D'or international cooking competition, and we also spoke to Burch and Purchese's Darren Purchese and Cath Claringbold about their awesome new book Chefs Eat Toasties Too.