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Sharpening Knives, Giant Cabbages and Reopening the City

Leigh Hudson of Chef's Armory teaches us how to sharpen knives properly. We explore some of the fresh produce available at Queen Victoria Market, including some giant savoy cabbages! Then we chat with…

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Fed Square Greenhouse, Pumpkins, and Whether To Wash Your Vegies

Joost Bakker, hospitality entrepreneur talks about his new Greenhouse residence at Fed Square’s River Terrace which will be inhabited by Matt Stone and Jo Barrett, formerly of Oakridge Restaurant; John from Queen Vic…

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Stephanie Alexander and Joseph Vargetto

Two legendary chefs: Firstly, Stephanie Alexander discusses her Kitchen Foundation's ever-expanding school programmes and encouragement of young talent; and Joseph Vargetto talks about his new cookbook Siciliano: Contemporary Sicilian. With your hosts Cam…

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Liqueurs, Bacalao and Kensington Pride’s

Caterina Borsato of Caterina's Cucina joins us, celebrating 25 years in the world, and reflecting on her grandmother's cooking practices and bacalao technique. It’s an in-person market report as Cam is back in…

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Ease of restrictions and easy vegan cooking

Vegan chef and Smith and Daughters creative brain Shannon Martinez discusses her new cookbook 'Vegan With Bite, (Because Taste Matters)'. Shannon's books is written for everyone and aims to make vegan cooking…

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French Toast Tips, #Hospohour, and Gippsland Update

Cam instructs us how to make a good French toast; Hilary McNevin, food writer for Turnip Media, discusses #hospohour, a campaign supporting your locals and cheering them on; and Chris Moore from Sailors…

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Lentils, budbursts and vodka

Description:  Paula Gomez from Lentil As Anything talks about their fundraising campaign; John from Queen Vic Market reveals his Italian BBQ skills and tells us about the beauty of broad beans; and drinks…

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Prosecco and Peppers

We revisit an interview and live tasting with Melissa Brauer the ‘Prosecco queen’ discussing the wonders of the bubbly beverage; John from Queen Victoria Market informs us of his favourite way to cook…

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Negotiations and Proposals

Worksmith CEO Michael Bascetta discusses navigating rent negotiations in the hospitality industry and the ramifications of Job Keeper decreasing; John joins us for a  Queen Vic market report with red cabbage, carrots and…

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Adversity, Asparagus and Negronis

Chef Shannon Martinez of Smith and Daughters joins us to discuss her changing taste buds after being diagnosed with breast cancer and writing her new book Cooking with Chemo for You and Your

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Dumplings and Sourdough

Dumplings and sourdough have taken the top two spots with lockdown cooking. Jo Barrett, Co-executive Chef of Oakridge, says that “Sourdough is an expression of yourself” giving us tips and tricks for a…

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Food Photo Tips & Fave Brands & Market Report

Photographer Kate Shanasy provides tips on how to take better food photos with your phone, and she critiques Cam's tuna salad from his Instagram; John from Queen Vic Market gives a market report…

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Nutrition in Isolation; Cam's Award, and Food Sci for Kids

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Creative Director Pat Nourse sings the praises of Cam on his Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Legends Hall of Fame award, and chats about the other well deserved…

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Drinking Culture, Chicory and Greens

Hosts Cam and Kent kick it off with a live drink tasting on air. With its "old-timey label" (as described by Kent) our hosts taste 'Bushells Coffee and Chicory Essence' - a product…

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Regional TLC

We’re going regional -  from Daylesford to Orbost. Alla Wolf-Tasker from the Lake House in Daylesford discusses her forever ‘working project’ that is the Lake House and how it’s a pivotal part of…

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Kids in the kitchen and the right rice for paella

Movida's Frank Camorra discusses tips and tricks on how to make a real paella, with the right rice and zero chorizo; John from Queen Victoria Market gives a market report and reveals some…

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Cheeses, Six Degrees, Lockdowns & Lock-Outs

Freelance writer Dani Valent joins us discussing the plight of the temporary visa holders and how they are still falling through the cracks; Dan Sims, large event-maker extraordinaire, creator or Pinot Palooza and…

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Family time; Wine appreciation; Not the fennel!


Chef Nick Mahlook from the Atlantic discusses some up and coming changes in his life; John from the Queen Victoria Market shares his stuffing recipe, the joys of sausage-making season, and his disdain…

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Ahoy, Antarctica! And: Lemon Loving

Brrrr! It’s getting chilly! Hermann Schafellner, Chef at the Casey Research Station in Antarctica talks about the term ‘slushy’ and how human relationships work in Antarctica.  He chats about his cooking facilities, and…

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Breaking the rules and winter delights

Caterina Borsato of Caterina's Cucina e Bar joins us for a catch up on how her business is going; John from Queen Vic Market talks about in-season produce to get hold of for…

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Providoor, East Gippsland TLC and Attica’s optimism

Shane Delia, Chef and owner of Maha restaurant, talks about his newly launched premium food app ‘Providoor', which is created to support the restaurant industry and connect with customers more; Lindell Moore discusses…

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Brae, Seasonal Vegies, and Vino

Dan Hunter, chef and owner of renowned farm and restaurant Brae, joins us for a wide-ranging conversation ahead of the much-anticipated reopening of his internationally celebrated dining room later this month. At the…

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Tipjar and Truffles

Jack Hawkins from Worksmith talks about the 'Tipjar' initiative for Melbourne’s hospitality industry. And we go truffle mad with Nigel Wood from Truffle Paddock, learning about friends of the truffle and how to…

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Eat it - 24th May 2020

The Food and Wine Festival is heading online, and FAWF Creative Director Pat Nourse talks about the nifty ways restaurants are coming to us in our homes; Freelance food writer Dani Valent discusses…

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Eat It - 17th May 2020

Joseph Vargetto of Melbourne's Mister Bianco restaurant transports us to Sicily and talks about the magic of Sicilian cooking; Restaurant industry consultant Tony Eldred discusses the impacts of COVID on the sector, and…

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Eat It - 10th May 2020

Guests galore pay tribute to the late, great, much-loved Vernon Chalker, founder of Gin Palace. Featuring Miss Pearl from Madame Brussels, Gerald Diffey from Geralds Bar, and Sebastian Reaburn and Ben Luzz from…

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Eat It - 3 May 2020

Amongst the Covid chaos we spoke to Melbourne Food & Wine Festival's Pat Nourse, caught up with John at the market, and spoke to Jane Grylls about quarantined Mother's Day options.

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Eat It - 26 April 2020

Food writer Dani Valent gives her tips for cooking duck; Shannon Martinez of Smith and Daughters chats about how they are fighting the fight with the pandemic, and the success of their deli…

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Eat It - 19 April 2020

We spoke about some of our recent isolation food experiments and deliveries, chatted to Bellota Wine Bar's chef Nicky Reimer about the crazy industry changes, and talked gnocci with Russell Bald.

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Easter loving and the secret to a good ‘punch’

Caterina Borsato of Caterina's Cucina e Bar discusses the wonders of Italian rituals over Easter;  John from the Queen Vic Market gives a special Easter Sunday market report with insights into his family…

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Eat It - 5 April 2020

Food writer and author Michael Harden joined us to talk restaurant take-away, John gave us an update from the market, and Prossimo Wine’s Duncan Buchanan gave us an update on the 2020 vintage.

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Eat It - 29 March 2020

This was probably the most dramatic week in the history of hospitality in Australia... to try and make sense of it all we spoke to Broadsheet's Editorial Director Katya Wachtel, Worksmith CEO Michael…

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Eat It - 22 March 2020

An episode of Eat It 22 March 2020

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Eat It - 15 March 2020

We had an extended chat about the Covid-19 impacts on the restaurant industry, spoke to Bar Lourinha's Matt McConnell about the early mushroom season, caught up with John at the Queen Vic Market…

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Eat It - 23 February 2020

We spoke to John at the Queen Vic Market, our old 3RRR buddy Digger dropped in to the studio to talk about our transition into Autumn, and wine maker Duncan Buchanan spoke about…

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Eat It - 9 February 2020

Bellota Wine Bar's Nicky Reimer joined us to talk about what she's been cooking over summer, finally caught up with John at the QVM for the first time in 2020, and checked in…

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Eat It - 2 February 2020

Today we spoke to Blaze Aid Vice President Christine Male about their efforts trying to assist fire affected farmers, we spoke to restaurateur Jesse Gurner about the industry's Feb Fire Fund, and we…

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Eat It - 15 December 2019

Our last show for 2019! We caught up with John at the market, talked about the impacts of climate change on the wine industry with Max Allen, and mixed a fruity cocktail with…

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Eat It - 8 December 2019

Today we had a rather rowdy show looking at some of the food trends in 2019 with writers Hilary McNevin and Michael Harden, and enjoyed a mixed drink with Union Electric's Huw Griffiths.

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Eat It - 1 December 2019

Hear from Pastuso Peruvian Restaurant's Alessandro Sarajevo, John from the Vic Market, and Duncan Buchanan