Taste of Australia

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  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons

Taste of Australia is a reality show which explores the cuisine of Australia. In every episode Lyndey Milan takes a trip to a new and exciting location within Australia. Each destination is chosen in order to provide a unique culinary experience. It's not all about food though. Milan maintains that food is intertwined with the culture of an area. She uses a search for delicious foods to also sample the lives of the people within an area. She looks to find how foods have helped the local heroes and the normal people who simply want to put some great food in front of their family.

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Broome
8. Broome
April 1, 2015
Lyndey is in the pearling capital of the country, Broome, where she dives headfirst into the town's history on a pearling boat tour before catching a ride on the world's only limo trike for a bush tucker tasting trip. Lyndey combines the outback with the ocean in a dish of Indigenous spiced Pearl meat at the scenic Roebuck bay.
Kununurra
7. Kununurra
April 1, 2015
Kununurra is the gateway to some of Western Australia's most remarkable natural attractions and home to WA's biggest outdoor festival, the Argle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster. Lyndey embraces this vibrant community celebration and cooks a spiced Kangaroo and paw paw salad with good friend and celebrity cook, Stephanie Alexander.
Margaret River
6. Margaret River
April 1, 2015
Lyndey explores the Margaret River in Western Australia, during the annual Gourmet Escape weekend. This culinary event attracts an A-list of chefs and food celebrities from across the globe, everyday Australians rub shoulders with the likes of Heston Blumenthal, Tetsuya Wakuda, Guillaume Brahimi and Adriano Zumbo.
The Shoalhaven
5. The Shoalhaven
April 1, 2015
With basket in hand, Lyndey plans her own farmgate tour, visiting Ulladulla Harbour for a prize catch; South Coast Providore for fresh produce and sweet treats; and fills her basket at a luscious berry farm. Lyndey uses these for a fabulous seafood pasta and very berry trifle. Lyndey is ecstatic to see a whole pod of dolphins and feed a kangaroo on the beach.
Heroes
4. Heroes
April 1, 2015
This episode stars a variety of food and wine heroes. The McGuigan name is synonymous with the Hunter Valley and Lyndey visits Neil, a 4th generation winemaker to see what goes into being three times International Winemaker of the year. Amongst the vines, Lyndey poaches chicken and challenges Neil with a risotto to match his Semillon
The Blue Moutains of NSW
3. The Blue Moutains of NSW
April 1, 2015
Lyndey opens this Autumn show at the misty and magical Echo point as the Three Sisters smile from below. Logan Brae Apple Orchard is the home of juicy ripe apples and after sampling the apple juice, Lyndey takes her apples and uses the classic combo of pork and apples to make pulled pork and apple slaw by an indoor open fire.
Orange: The Food Express
2. Orange: The Food Express
April 1, 2015
It's all aboard the F.O.O.D train! [Food of the Orange District]. Lyndey prepares a breakfast treat then boards a special train in Sydney, and as it winds its way across the plains to Orange interviews food producers on board. Lyndey visits an organic poultry and discovers why beer and bees have given an old inn.
Melbourne & The Yarra Valley
1. Melbourne & The Yarra Valley
April 1, 2015
Lyndey gets her coffee fix in this foodie Mecca, from the cobbled laneways to fine dining. Sights and senses go into overload in the Yarra Valley with cheese-making at Yarra Valley Dairy before creating a rustic goats cheese tart with pinot eschallots overlooking the de Bortoli vineyards. Salmon "milking" at Yarra Valley Caviar follows before they star in an Asian inspired fish recipe.
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Taste of Australia is a reality show which explores the cuisine of Australia. In every episode Lyndey Milan takes a trip to a new and exciting location within Australia. Each destination is chosen in order to provide a unique culinary experience. It's not all about food though. Milan maintains that food is intertwined with the culture of an area. She uses a search for delicious foods to also sample the lives of the people within an area. She looks to find how foods have helped the local heroes and the normal people who simply want to put some great food in front of their family.

  • Premiere Date
    April 1, 2015