On today's show we spoke to Karen Batson from Melbourne's iconic restaurant and bar Cookie. We chatted about how she discovered modern Thai cooking, the changing scene of Melbourne inner-city dining, and some of her favourite Thai ingredients.
We had a good chat to John at the Vic Market.
To finish the show we were joined by Simon Friend from Friend & Burrell. We spoke about his childhood in Gippsland, how he grew up with excellent food, and how he became committed to supplying "The World's Finest Foods".
About this program
Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market report.
It's one of those constants in this fair city; every Sunday at midday tune into the best radio station on earth for Eat It, Triple R's resident food show. No-one really knows quite how many years the show has been on-air, but it's been going long enough for us all to lose track. Each week Cam Smith and Matt Steadman take an hour to discuss every aspect of food and drink, including regular market reports, interviews with chefs and restaurateurs, chats with industry and lobby groups, emptying bottles with wine-makers and writers, answering listeners' questions, the occasional on-air cooking segment, and anything else we deem fit. Sometimes we'll even squeeze in a song or two.
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