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Jess Ho and Nerida McPherson

Jess Ho, author of 'Raised By Wolves' chats about their "memoir with bite"; Pavlova Queen Nerida McPherson talks about how she'll be giving away her pav secrets in upcoming pavlova workshops; the team…

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Varroa Mite Update and Australian Barista Championships

Matt Lumalasi from Melbourne Rooftop Honey gives us an update on the Varroa destructor mite; coffee expert and barista judge Justin Metcalf talks about judging barista championships; and John at the Queen Victoria…

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Guy Grossi, Seb Raeburn, and Hidden Souk

In this special episode, Cam and Matt revisit some classic Eat It conversations, including Sebastian Raeburn talking about the whiskey making process, Guy Grossi chatting about his legendary ‘Cellar Bar Cookbook’, and Adrian…

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The State of Hospo and Paynesville's Sardine

Hospitality expert Dani Valant talks about the economic health of the hospo industry and shares her tips on places she's been loving to eat right now; Mark and Victoria Briggs from new Paynesville…

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The Future of Australian Bees and Pizza Around the World

Matt Lumalasi from Melbourne Rooftop Honey tells us about the terrorising Varroa Destructor Mite affecting the survival of bees; John Ford from Unearthed Mushroom Co. explains mycology, and Paul Kasten from Deep End…

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Amore Cheese and Weird Wine

Giorgio Linguanti, founder of 'That's Amore Cheese' in Thomastown, talks about the ways in which Melbournians experience Italian cheeses has changed; Luke McMenemy-Collins, Head Chef at 'Sodafish' restaurant in Lakes Entrance, talks about…

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Robotic Wineries and How To Save Money on Food

Caterina Borsato from Caterina's Cucina E Bar talks about how to cook and eat polenta and how to marinate and cook venison; winemaker Duncan Buchanan chats about automation in wine; nutritionist Rosemary Stanton…

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The Best Portuguese Tarts In The Southern Hemisphere and Jo Barrett

Chef, baker and author Jo Barrett talks about what she'll be doing as guest chef at Dark Mofo, her recent work with Joost Bakker on Future Food Systems, what she's currently cooking and…

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Stephanie Alexander, Tuscany, Truffles

Legendary food writer Stephanie Alexander talks about the major film adaptation of 'The Tuscan Cookbook' (which she and Maggie Beer wrote over 20 years ago); John provides a market produce update from Queen…

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Pat Nourse and Duncan Gibson

Pat Nourse from Melbourne Food and Wine Festival talks about being a new Melbournian and the trade workshops and tastings that he’s running;  Duncan Gibson, co-owner of Hop Nation Brewery, has a chat…

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Hana Assafiri and The Return of the Good Food Guide

Hanna Assafiri, founder of Melbourne's iconic Moroccan Soup Kitchen, talks about pandemic pivots and her future plans; and the Good Food Guide is back, with co-editor Roslyn Grundy explaining how they will be…

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The Heritage Harvest Festival and 2022 Vintage

Writer and ex-food critic Gemima Cody lets us know about the upcoming Heritage Harvest Festival at Sovereign Hill; and Eat It regular we John at the Queen Vic Market provides a produce update…

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Edible Coffee Cups and Okonomiyaki

Catherine Hutchins and Aniyo Rahebi, co-founders of Good Edi edible takeaway coffee cup tell us about how their invention is going; John gives us a produce update from the Queen Vic Markets; and…

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New Food Tech and Balinese Cooking

RMIT Professor Benu Adhikari tells us about emerging food technologies like the rise of plant proteins and 4D printing food; and uthor I Wayan Kresna Yasa talks about his new book  'Paon: Real…

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Wild Mushroom Dangers and Pinot Palooza 2022

Mushroom expert Cam Russel talks about what to look for this mushroom season, and the potential dangers of foraging; John from the Queen Vic Market gives us a produce report (from his couch…

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Cinnamon and Salt and Wine and Gopals

Food writer and photographer Emiko Davies talks about her new book 'Cinnamon and Salt: Cicchetti in Venice' and wine lover-expert Duncan Buchanan has a chat about low alcohol wines and let's us know…

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A best of 'Eat It'

With presenter Cam Smith galavanting about the Melbourne International Food and Wine Festival, we thought we'd revisit some classic 'Eat It' interviews: Chef Alberto Fava of Tipo 00 tells us how to match…

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Matt Wilkinson At Montalto

Cam sits down for a big chat with Matt Wilkinson about his new role as Culinary Consultant at Montalto, and we check in with John at the Queen Vic Market for a fresh…

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Ray Genovese and Dani Valent

Coffee legend from the Genovese coffee empire, Ray Genovese, stops by for a chat about coffee culture, and coffee prices; and food critics and hospitality expert Dani Valent lets us know about her…

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Food Revolutionaries and Vintage 2021

Lauren Stephens from Long Prawn has a chat about shuck structures and biomimicry; we check in with Duncan Buchanan to see how the recent weather is affecting vintage 2021; and John from the…

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New Whiskeys and Hot Chillies

Clive Larkman of Renaissance Herbs talks about his upcoming chilly festival, David Vitale of Starward has a chat about his brand new whiskey, and we check in with Wine Correspondent Duncan Bucannon about…

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Jo Barratt and the Queen of Prosecco

Jo Barratt talks about judging the Bocuse d'Or, we get another market report from John, and the Queen of Prosecco Melissa Brower lets us know about the prosecco festival happening this year, with…

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Shannon Martinez and Biodegradable Cling Wrap

CEO of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Anthea Loucas Bosha tells us all about what to expect with the Festival in a few weeks time; biodegradable cling wrap inventor Jordy Kay has a…

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Gemima Cody and Jerry Mai

Vietnamese food expert Jerry Mai stops by for a chat; John from the Queen Vic Markets gives us a produce report; and legendary restaurant critic Gemima Cody tells us about hanging up her…

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The Queen of Fermentation and Caterina Borsato

Caterina Borsato from Caterina’s Cucina Bar talks about what workers returning to their offices means for her business; John from the Queen Vic Market gives us our first market report of 2022. Then…

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Christmas Drinks and Gift Ideas

In the final Eat It for 2021, Cam offers some Christmas gift ideas; then, chef and former Triple R presenter Anothony Telford chats about his new book The Kitchen Think. And Cam speaks…

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Rosemary Stanton and Tom Sarafian

Nutritionist Rosemary Stanton discusses the new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines; Cam speaks to John at the Queen Vic Market for a fresh produce update; and Chef Tom Sarafian talks…

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Mushrooms and The Best Booze Makers

Katya Wachtel, Editorial Director of Broadsheet, talks about putting together the new Pan Macmillan book 'Home Made: Cooking at Home with Melbourne’s Best Chefs, Cooks and Restaurants'; Mushroom forager and grower John Ford…

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Beers with Chris Moore and Food with Joe Vargetto

Chris Moore from Sailor’s Grave Brewing lets us know what’s going on in the world of interesting beers; John from the Queen Vic Market provides a mammoth produce report; and Chef Joe Vargetto…

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MF&WF’s Legends

Hospitality expert Dani Valent talks about recipients of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival’s Legends awards; recently crowned Sustainability Champion Joost Bakker talks about Future Food Systems, and Justin Metcalf spills the beans about…

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Matt Preston and a Life-Changing Sandwich

Matt Preston has a chat about his new book 'World or Flavour', Michael Bascetta from Worksmith talks about his new initiative that will help out small hospitality businesses; and we hear all about…

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Stephanie Alexander: "Cooking is a Political Act"

Duncan Buchanan from Mornington Winery Group let’s us know what’s happening in the world of Australian wine, and the legendary Stephanie Alexander talks about the Kitchen Garden Foundation celebrating 20 years teaching kids…

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Hospitality is Back!

Roslyn Grundy from the Good Food Guide explains how the hospitality industry is opening back up, Andrew Fitzgerald from The Gospel talks Rye Whiskey and its history, and for the first time in…

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Dangers of Processed Food, and the Greatness of Distilled Spirits

Food systems consultant Vanessa Clarkson highlights the damage caused by ultra processed foods: John from the Queen Victoria Market gives a spring produce report; Australian Distilled Spirits Awards head judge Seb Costello lets…

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Ben Shewry, Maria Tsihlakis, and “That’s Not Porridge!”

Maria Tsihlakis from The Essential Ingredient talks saying goodbye to 2 decades of running 'The Essential Ingredient'; Ben Shewry speaks about the future of Attica; and the world’s best porridge maker is crowned…

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The Secrets of Fish and a Beer with a History

Seafood legend and chef Nick Mahlook talks about the array of delights in cooking and eating fish, Scott McKinnon from Wolf of the Willows Brewery explores India Pale Ale and how to spot…

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Vaccine Passports and Rooftop Honey

Food and hospitality expert Dani Valent discusses Friday Pie-day and the practicalities of vaccine passports for hospo venues; Matt and Vanessa from Rooftop Honey have a chat about inner city beekeeping; and John…

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Mooncakes and Sake

The great Tony Tan explains the fantastic history of mooncakes; and Leigh Hudson from Chef’s Armoury joins the show to talk about sake. Plus it's time, once again, to play, 'What's In Your…

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Constructing the Perfect Dumpling and Non-Alcoholic Wine

Victor Liong, owner and head chef at Lee Ho Fook, talks us through making a perfect dumpling; John at the Vic Market provides a produce update; and non-alcoholic drinks are explored, with Aaron…

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Indigenous Food Systems, Mussels, and the Latest Produce

Joshua Gilbert, Worimi man, gastronomer, farmer and academic, chats about about Indigenous food systems; Lance Wiffen tells us about mussel farming, and John from the Queen Victoria Market provides a produce update. With…