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History, culture, politics, science, innovation, trends, fashion, nostalgia, memories…… Food is so much more than just what we consume. Every week we explore the stories behind what we eat and drink served up in 30 minute smorgasbord full of food and wine celebrities, industry experts and food fanatics.

History, culture, politics, science, innovation, trends, fashion, nostalgia, memories…… Food is so much more than just what we consume. Every week we explore the stories behind what we eat and drink served up in 30 minute smorgasbord full of food and wine celebrities, industry experts and food fanatics.
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Melbourne, VIC

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History, culture, politics, science, innovation, trends, fashion, nostalgia, memories…… Food is so much more than just what we consume. Every week we explore the stories behind what we eat and drink served up in 30 minute smorgasbord full of food and wine celebrities, industry experts and food fanatics.

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@kellibrett

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English

Contact:

GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 3001 1300 222 774


Episodes

The Main Ingredient - how TV changed our tastebuds, Matt Moran, bug cuisine

7/21/2012
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How is TV changing what Australians choose to eat? Hear from social researcher Rebecca Huntley looking at its effects, as well as from the people serving up food on telly - executive producer Margaret Bashfield and TV chef Matt Moran. Plus: would you pay a junk food tax? New laws for doggie diners and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - food intolerance, Tony Chiodo, reality food TV ramps

7/21/2012
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Chemical additives and the battle against food intolerance; macrobiotic chef Tony Chiodo hands us the secrets to is splendid polenta and broccoli slice, beating cancer with tumeric and much more.

Duration: 00:29:58


The Main Ingredient - wine love or risky consumption, Jenny Ferguson, creat

7/21/2012
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Is your daily relationship with wine actually 'risky alcohol consumption'? Legendary chef Jenny Ferguson talks about professional kitchens during the 70s and 80s and her battle to get women on the line, as well as dropping us her recipe for magnificent lemon tart and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - choosing vegies first, Matt Wilkinson, the long busin

7/21/2012
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When you plan a meal, do you start with the meat or the vegies? We find out whether the long business lunch is an extinct concept, hear about a taxi driver who takes pantry food as payment, explore urban agriculture and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - reclaiming fat for fat people, Masterchef Kate Bracks

7/21/2012
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There's good fat and bad fat - but what about being fat? We speak to a woman who reckons it's time to drop the shame and embrace the name; we also check in with reigning MasterChef Kate Bracks and pick up a great blood orange basked custard recipe, and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - diets are a dirty word, Jane Webster, sustainable foo

7/21/2012
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Diets are a dirty word; Jane Webster lives the dream of renovating a French chateaux as her new base for cooking, Australia's first sustainable wine region and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - chocolate, Guy Grossi, airline food

7/20/2012
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Can middle-aged women lower their cholestrol with chocholate? Airline food safety and Guy Grossi talks about the recipes his Mum taught him.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - diets are bad, Annabel Crabb, Bacon Week

7/20/2012
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Diets are bad, Annabel Crabb, Bacon Week and much more.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient - Thai street food and the Melbourne Food and Wine Fest

7/20/2012
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Thai street food, the Melbourne Food and Wine Fest begins, and do kids know where their food comes from?

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient: the future of food with Massimo Bottura

3/20/2012
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Planning for food in the future with the Italian chef who bedazzled the French, Massimo Bottura, along with an update on the new research into red meat claiming increased mortality while at the same time popularity for wild meat - cooking it, eating it, growing it - continues to grow.

Duration: 00:29:59


The Main Ingredient Ep 74

6/8/2011
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TMI is all about the sweet tooth this week. Adriano Zumbo is set to caramelise the nation with the ultimate diet for chocoholics, The Chocolate Diet. Plus food news.

Duration: 00:29:49


The Main Ingredient Ep 73

5/16/2011
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Restaurant hygiene and preserving recipes down the generations

Duration: 00:29:51


The Main Ingredient Ep 72

5/12/2011
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Food advertising that targets kids and how to handle the pester power that it creates. This week's food fanatic is Sydney Opera House award winning chef Guillaume Brahimi.

Duration: 00:29:51


The Main Ingredient Ep 71

4/25/2011
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Two very different ways of approaching weight loss. Surgical intervention and calorie restriction versus feeding your body what it needs and switching your fat switch off. Plus the latest news for foodies.

Duration: 00:29:51


The Main Ingredient Ep 70

4/20/2011
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How would you feel about a tax on foods high in sugar and fat and a look at how food is defined by generations.

Duration: 00:29:49


The Main Ingredient Ep 69

4/12/2011
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Low alcohol wines and TV chef Manu Fieldel

Duration: 00:29:49


The Main Ingredient Ep 68

3/25/2011
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A new icecream flavour made from human breast milk, madagascar vanilla pod and lemon zest. Our food fanatic this week is 22 yr old Daniel Sharp a great southern chef who is doing some phenomenal things with food. Plus food news.

Duration: 00:29:48


The Main Ingredient Ep 67

3/22/2011
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Aphrodisiacs. Fact? Or just a lot of friction? Perth Chef Helen Pratt shares her food philosophies. Plus the latest news for foodies.

Duration: 00:29:51


The Main Ingredient Ep 66 February 5th 2011

2/15/2011
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Food labelling, Australia's First Families of wine and more on the discounting of milk

Duration: 00:29:51


The Main Ingredient Ep 65 January 29th

2/4/2011
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Global Food giants taking over weight loss companies, a popular TV weight loss challenge promoting a pizza range as 'good choices', fried chicken linked with a breast Cancer charity. Paul Nolan is this week's Food Fanatic

Duration: 00:29:47

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