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Food Safari takes you on a culinary journey across Australia. Producer-presenter Maeve O'Meara has spent most of her life seeking out great food, recipes and the clever people who make simple ingredients sing. Her access-all-areas camaraderie with everyone from three-hat chefs to passionate home-cooks results in a series that feeds food enthusiasts' desire for insider knowledge.

Food Safari is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (97 episodes). The series first aired on .

Food Safari is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Food Safari on demand atAmazon Prime online.

Janson Media
4 Seasons, 97 Episodes
7.7/10
Cast: Maeve O'Meara
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  • Food Safari finishes the series in the far north west of Australia in the beautiful town of Broome, exploring the unique creole cuisine that started with the mix of cultures that settled to work in the booming pearling industry. The mix of local indigenous food, with influences from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian families created distinct and delicious dishes.

  • Food Safari finishes the series in the far north west of Australia in the beautiful town of Broome, exploring the unique creole cuisine that started with the mix of cultures that settled to work in the booming pearling industry. The mix of local indigenous food, with influences from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian families created distinct and delicious dishes.

  • Food Safari finishes the series in the far north west of Australia in the beautiful town of Broome, exploring the unique creole cuisine that started with the mix of cultures that settled to work in the booming pearling industry. The mix of local indigenous food, with influences from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian families created distinct and delicious dishes.

  • Food Safari finishes the series in the far north west of Australia in the beautiful town of Broome, exploring the unique creole cuisine that started with the mix of cultures that settled to work in the booming pearling industry. The mix of local indigenous food, with influences from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian families created distinct and delicious dishes.

  • "Food Safari joins Danish chef Bente Grysbaeck at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets to introduce many classic Danish flavors - from herrings to capers, rich Danish butter to some of the pickles and vegetables loved by the Danes. The open sandwich or sm

  • "Food Safari joins Danish chef Bente Grysbaeck at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets to introduce many classic Danish flavors - from herrings to capers, rich Danish butter to some of the pickles and vegetables loved by the Danes. The open sandwich or sm

  • "Food Safari joins Danish chef Bente Grysbaeck at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets to introduce many classic Danish flavors - from herrings to capers, rich Danish butter to some of the pickles and vegetables loved by the Danes. The open sandwich or sm

  • "Food Safari joins Danish chef Bente Grysbaeck at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets to introduce many classic Danish flavors - from herrings to capers, rich Danish butter to some of the pickles and vegetables loved by the Danes. The open sandwich or sm

  • Food Safari explores the rich food culture from the mountainous rugged heart of Central Asia, where the ancient silk routes ran between Europe and the Far East, a cuisine that reflects influences from China, India and central Asia. Maeve joins passionate food lover Ryla Smith who grew up in Kabul who shows her the many ingredients and spices used in the cuisine.

  • Food Safari explores the rich food culture from the mountainous rugged heart of Central Asia, where the ancient silk routes ran between Europe and the Far East, a cuisine that reflects influences from China, India and central Asia. Maeve joins passionate food lover Ryla Smith who grew up in Kabul who shows her the many ingredients and spices used in the cuisine.

  • Food Safari explores the rich food culture from the mountainous rugged heart of Central Asia, where the ancient silk routes ran between Europe and the Far East, a cuisine that reflects influences from China, India and central Asia. Maeve joins passionate food lover Ryla Smith who grew up in Kabul who shows her the many ingredients and spices used in the cuisine.

  • Food Safari explores the rich food culture from the mountainous rugged heart of Central Asia, where the ancient silk routes ran between Europe and the Far East, a cuisine that reflects influences from China, India and central Asia. Maeve joins passionate food lover Ryla Smith who grew up in Kabul who shows her the many ingredients and spices used in the cuisine.

  • Adelaide based chef Judyta Slupnicki introduces Maeve to the essentials of Polish food - from smallgoods, to horseradish and pickled gherkins and later shares her recipe for the national dish, Bigos. We go behind the scenes in a rye bread bakery with passionate Melbourne baker Andrew Lipiszco who shows us how to make classic Polish rye sourdough bread.

  • Adelaide based chef Judyta Slupnicki introduces Maeve to the essentials of Polish food - from smallgoods, to horseradish and pickled gherkins and later shares her recipe for the national dish, Bigos. We go behind the scenes in a rye bread bakery with passionate Melbourne baker Andrew Lipiszco who shows us how to make classic Polish rye sourdough bread.

  • Adelaide based chef Judyta Slupnicki introduces Maeve to the essentials of Polish food - from smallgoods, to horseradish and pickled gherkins and later shares her recipe for the national dish, Bigos. We go behind the scenes in a rye bread bakery with passionate Melbourne baker Andrew Lipiszco who shows us how to make classic Polish rye sourdough bread.

  • Adelaide based chef Judyta Slupnicki introduces Maeve to the essentials of Polish food - from smallgoods, to horseradish and pickled gherkins and later shares her recipe for the national dish, Bigos. We go behind the scenes in a rye bread bakery with passionate Melbourne baker Andrew Lipiszco who shows us how to make classic Polish rye sourdough bread.

  • Lao born Tony Inthavong from Sydney's Holy Basil restaurant introduces Maeve to the fragrant flavors of his South-East Asian birth place. Mountains of fresh herbs, lime, chilli and fermented fish sauce combine to produce fresh salads and soups - all served with the ubiquitous sticky rice. Maeve meets Sourina Simmalavong who makes a legendary tham mak hoong (green papaya salad).

  • Lao born Tony Inthavong from Sydney's Holy Basil restaurant introduces Maeve to the fragrant flavors of his South-East Asian birth place. Mountains of fresh herbs, lime, chilli and fermented fish sauce combine to produce fresh salads and soups - all served with the ubiquitous sticky rice. Maeve meets Sourina Simmalavong who makes a legendary tham mak hoong (green papaya salad).

  • Lao born Tony Inthavong from Sydney's Holy Basil restaurant introduces Maeve to the fragrant flavors of his South-East Asian birth place. Mountains of fresh herbs, lime, chilli and fermented fish sauce combine to produce fresh salads and soups - all served with the ubiquitous sticky rice. Maeve meets Sourina Simmalavong who makes a legendary tham mak hoong (green papaya salad).

  • Lao born Tony Inthavong from Sydney's Holy Basil restaurant introduces Maeve to the fragrant flavors of his South-East Asian birth place. Mountains of fresh herbs, lime, chilli and fermented fish sauce combine to produce fresh salads and soups - all served with the ubiquitous sticky rice. Maeve meets Sourina Simmalavong who makes a legendary tham mak hoong (green papaya salad).

  • Cape Town born chef Graeme Shapiro gives Maeve a lesson in the flavors of the Rainbow Nation. From indigenous staples like mealie meal to the sweet-sour Cape Malay dishes that were a legacy of the spice traders and comfort classics inherited from the Dutch, German and British settlers. It's a rich episode that begins with a visit to Hazel McBride whose Cape Malay grandmother taught her to cook.

  • Cape Town born chef Graeme Shapiro gives Maeve a lesson in the flavors of the Rainbow Nation. From indigenous staples like mealie meal to the sweet-sour Cape Malay dishes that were a legacy of the spice traders and comfort classics inherited from the Dutch, German and British settlers. It's a rich episode that begins with a visit to Hazel McBride whose Cape Malay grandmother taught her to cook.

  • Cape Town born chef Graeme Shapiro gives Maeve a lesson in the flavors of the Rainbow Nation. From indigenous staples like mealie meal to the sweet-sour Cape Malay dishes that were a legacy of the spice traders and comfort classics inherited from the Dutch, German and British settlers. It's a rich episode that begins with a visit to Hazel McBride whose Cape Malay grandmother taught her to cook.

  • Cape Town born chef Graeme Shapiro gives Maeve a lesson in the flavors of the Rainbow Nation. From indigenous staples like mealie meal to the sweet-sour Cape Malay dishes that were a legacy of the spice traders and comfort classics inherited from the Dutch, German and British settlers. It's a rich episode that begins with a visit to Hazel McBride whose Cape Malay grandmother taught her to cook.

  • The Adelaide Hilton's Executive Chef Dennis Leslie takes Food Safari into the many varied ingredients of the Philippines that he grew up with, describing a melting pot of influences. Banker Trissa Lopez hosts a morning breakfast for her family and friends to highlight Filipino food, an extension of her work hosting a Filipino food blog with devotees around the world.

  • The Adelaide Hilton's Executive Chef Dennis Leslie takes Food Safari into the many varied ingredients of the Philippines that he grew up with, describing a melting pot of influences. Banker Trissa Lopez hosts a morning breakfast for her family and friends to highlight Filipino food, an extension of her work hosting a Filipino food blog with devotees around the world.

  • The Adelaide Hilton's Executive Chef Dennis Leslie takes Food Safari into the many varied ingredients of the Philippines that he grew up with, describing a melting pot of influences. Banker Trissa Lopez hosts a morning breakfast for her family and friends to highlight Filipino food, an extension of her work hosting a Filipino food blog with devotees around the world.

  • The Adelaide Hilton's Executive Chef Dennis Leslie takes Food Safari into the many varied ingredients of the Philippines that he grew up with, describing a melting pot of influences. Banker Trissa Lopez hosts a morning breakfast for her family and friends to highlight Filipino food, an extension of her work hosting a Filipino food blog with devotees around the world.

  • Food Safari explores some of the simple peasant dishes of Cypriot food, full of goodness and fresh flavor, based on a handful of key ingredients which are introduced by emporium owner Harry Ipermachou. In the suburbs of Adelaide we meet the delightful Miroula Kastrappi who has made haloumi cheese for her family and friends for many decades.

  • Food Safari explores some of the simple peasant dishes of Cypriot food, full of goodness and fresh flavor, based on a handful of key ingredients which are introduced by emporium owner Harry Ipermachou. In the suburbs of Adelaide we meet the delightful Miroula Kastrappi who has made haloumi cheese for her family and friends for many decades.

  • Food Safari explores some of the simple peasant dishes of Cypriot food, full of goodness and fresh flavor, based on a handful of key ingredients which are introduced by emporium owner Harry Ipermachou. In the suburbs of Adelaide we meet the delightful Miroula Kastrappi who has made haloumi cheese for her family and friends for many decades.

  • Food Safari explores some of the simple peasant dishes of Cypriot food, full of goodness and fresh flavor, based on a handful of key ingredients which are introduced by emporium owner Harry Ipermachou. In the suburbs of Adelaide we meet the delightful Miroula Kastrappi who has made haloumi cheese for her family and friends for many decades.

  • Food Safari explores the country that's called the gourmet destination of South America - Peru. We meet Alejandro Saravia, a young chef who has settled in Sydney, opening Morena restaurant in Surry Hills - he shows Maeve some of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine including chillies, corn, potato and the high protein grain of the Andes - quinoa.

  • Food Safari explores the country that's called the gourmet destination of South America - Peru. We meet Alejandro Saravia, a young chef who has settled in Sydney, opening Morena restaurant in Surry Hills - he shows Maeve some of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine including chillies, corn, potato and the high protein grain of the Andes - quinoa.

  • Food Safari explores the country that's called the gourmet destination of South America - Peru. We meet Alejandro Saravia, a young chef who has settled in Sydney, opening Morena restaurant in Surry Hills - he shows Maeve some of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine including chillies, corn, potato and the high protein grain of the Andes - quinoa.

  • Food Safari explores the country that's called the gourmet destination of South America - Peru. We meet Alejandro Saravia, a young chef who has settled in Sydney, opening Morena restaurant in Surry Hills - he shows Maeve some of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine including chillies, corn, potato and the high protein grain of the Andes - quinoa.

  • Food Safari plunges into the riot of colors and flavors of the Asian herbs and vegetables at the early morning produce markets in Darwin, led by Jimmy Shu, respected Darwin chef and restaurateur. We learn how to cook just-caught wild barramundi on the beach with Roque Lee - who has both Chinese and Aboriginal heritage and is a champion spear thrower as well as a great fisherman and cook.

  • Food Safari plunges into the riot of colors and flavors of the Asian herbs and vegetables at the early morning produce markets in Darwin, led by Jimmy Shu, respected Darwin chef and restaurateur. We learn how to cook just-caught wild barramundi on the beach with Roque Lee - who has both Chinese and Aboriginal heritage and is a champion spear thrower as well as a great fisherman and cook.

  • Food Safari plunges into the riot of colors and flavors of the Asian herbs and vegetables at the early morning produce markets in Darwin, led by Jimmy Shu, respected Darwin chef and restaurateur. We learn how to cook just-caught wild barramundi on the beach with Roque Lee - who has both Chinese and Aboriginal heritage and is a champion spear thrower as well as a great fisherman and cook.

  • Food Safari plunges into the riot of colors and flavors of the Asian herbs and vegetables at the early morning produce markets in Darwin, led by Jimmy Shu, respected Darwin chef and restaurateur. We learn how to cook just-caught wild barramundi on the beach with Roque Lee - who has both Chinese and Aboriginal heritage and is a champion spear thrower as well as a great fisherman and cook.

  • In the final episode of this series, Maeve O'Meara explores the delicious and complex world of Jewish food - full of age-old traditions and customs including a strict dietary code (kashrut) laid out in the Old Testament. She visits kosher butcher shops and fish shops in Melbourne and Sydney, with food preparation supervised by a rabbi to make sure the kashrut laws are adhered to.

  • In the final episode of this series, Maeve O'Meara explores the delicious and complex world of Jewish food - full of age-old traditions and customs including a strict dietary code (kashrut) laid out in the Old Testament. She visits kosher butcher shops and fish shops in Melbourne and Sydney, with food preparation supervised by a rabbi to make sure the kashrut laws are adhered to.

  • Food Safari discovers some of the vast range of flavors and dishes across the expanse of the United States of America. Chef George Francisco from Sydney's Jonah's restaurant introduces Maeve to a range of essential ingredients and whips up his legendary Chesapeake Bay crab cakes. Maeve then learns some of the secrets of the American barbecue from Brisbane restaurateur Steve Johnson.

  • Food Safari discovers some of the vast range of flavors and dishes across the expanse of the United States of America. Chef George Francisco from Sydney's Jonah's restaurant introduces Maeve to a range of essential ingredients and whips up his legendary Chesapeake Bay crab cakes. Maeve then learns some of the secrets of the American barbecue from Brisbane restaurateur Steve Johnson.

  • Food Safari explores the food of Syria - one of the most vibrant cuisines of the Middle East, full of herbs, spices and traditions stretching back many generations. Maeve meets up with Melbourne Restaurateur Amal Malouf who owns and runs Arabesque Restaurant to get an explanation of the essential ingredients to make traditional dishes.

  • Food Safari explores the food of Syria - one of the most vibrant cuisines of the Middle East, full of herbs, spices and traditions stretching back many generations. Maeve meets up with Melbourne Restaurateur Amal Malouf who owns and runs Arabesque Restaurant to get an explanation of the essential ingredients to make traditional dishes.

  • Without roast beef, pork pies and rollmops, empires would never have been made. Maeve explores the intricacies and amusing etiquette of English food from a perfect afternoon tea to good old fish and chips. Top Sydney chef Matthew Kemp of Balzac and Burlington restaurants takes Maeve on a tour through the essential ingredients and then whips up a sensational summer pudding, full of fresh berries.

  • Without roast beef, pork pies and rollmops, empires would never have been made. Maeve explores the intricacies and amusing etiquette of English food from a perfect afternoon tea to good old fish and chips. Top Sydney chef Matthew Kemp of Balzac and Burlington restaurants takes Maeve on a tour through the essential ingredients and then whips up a sensational summer pudding, full of fresh berries.

  • "Food Safari enters the saffron-scented realm of Persian food - one of the most ancient cuisines on earth - to discover the secrets to cooking tender kebabs, how the rosewater iced dessert faloodeh is made, and why the Persian rice dish zereshk polow is so adored. Maeve joins emporium owner Russoul Sajadi for a tour of the best rice, nuts, barberries and spices essential for Persian cuisine.

  • "Food Safari enters the saffron-scented realm of Persian food - one of the most ancient cuisines on earth - to discover the secrets to cooking tender kebabs, how the rosewater iced dessert faloodeh is made, and why the Persian rice dish zereshk polow is so adored. Maeve joins emporium owner Russoul Sajadi for a tour of the best rice, nuts, barberries and spices essential for Persian cuisine.

  • From one of the world's great food-loving nations Food Safari explores some seriously good food. First chef Detlef Haupt reveals the essential ingredients in traditional German cooking and later prepares one of his favorite dishes, sauerbraten served with potato dumplings and tasty cabbage. Butcher Stefan Birmilli guides us through the realm of German sausages.

  • From one of the world's great food-loving nations Food Safari explores some seriously good food. First chef Detlef Haupt reveals the essential ingredients in traditional German cooking and later prepares one of his favorite dishes, sauerbraten served with potato dumplings and tasty cabbage. Butcher Stefan Birmilli guides us through the realm of German sausages.

  • Food Safari explores the nourishing foods of Egypt as Maeve discovers the country's favorite dishes. We meet Ramy Megalaa, chef and restaurateur, who introduces Maeve to the key ingredients in Egyptian cooking and later prepares for her an aromatic fish tagine. We learn what to expect from a traditional Egyptian breakfast including the popular fava bean dish, ful medames.

  • Food Safari explores the nourishing foods of Egypt as Maeve discovers the country's favorite dishes. We meet Ramy Megalaa, chef and restaurateur, who introduces Maeve to the key ingredients in Egyptian cooking and later prepares for her an aromatic fish tagine. We learn what to expect from a traditional Egyptian breakfast including the popular fava bean dish, ful medames.

  • To open series three Food Safari explores the colorful cuisine of South America with passionate chefs and home-cooks. Maeve O'Meara joins chef Jorge Chacon to learn about the particular flavors and ingredients that make South American food really special. Chef Juan Gomez makes Colombian style arepas and Chilean musician Gema Badiola prepares a fragrant, all-purpose salsa called pebre.

  • To open series three Food Safari explores the colorful cuisine of South America with passionate chefs and home-cooks. Maeve O'Meara joins chef Jorge Chacon to learn about the particular flavors and ingredients that make South American food really special. Chef Juan Gomez makes Colombian style arepas and Chilean musician Gema Badiola prepares a fragrant, all-purpose salsa called pebre.