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Food is not just about how you cook in the kitchen: it's about where the food comes from, the path for ingredients from farm to plate, the love and passion that goes into making the final dish and the sharing of food with the people important to you. Masterchef judge Gary Mehigan chats to people for whom food is everything - it's the love that goes into sourcing ingredients, creating the recipes and sharing that love of the process with others. Each dish has a much bigger story than just the cooking - each dish becomes A Plate To Call Home.

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Food is not just about how you cook in the kitchen: it's about where the food comes from, the path for ingredients from farm to plate, the love and passion that goes into making the final dish and the sharing of food with the people important to you. Masterchef judge Gary Mehigan chats to people for whom food is everything - it's the love that goes into sourcing ingredients, creating the recipes and sharing that love of the process with others. Each dish has a much bigger story than just the cooking - each dish becomes A Plate To Call Home.

    Cathy Palmer & kinder milk

    Cathy Palmer & kinder milk

    Is there a kinder way to produce dairy? Cathy Palmer believes there is. She runs a small farm called How Now Milk and is taking on the dairy industry with her milk practices, but it’s all come at a cost. Gary Mehigan and Cathy talk about the difficulties in trying to make it in the male-dominant industry of dairy and he also discovers that Cathy has quite an unexpected past, but one that serves her well when working with stubborn cows.

    https://hownowdairy.com.au/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Darrren Purchese, Cath Claringbold & the sweet life

    Darrren Purchese, Cath Claringbold & the sweet life

    They met one fateful night when Cath asked Darren if he ‘wanted to get out of here’, and these two star-crossed lovers have shared a life of sweet making ever since. Their signature store Burch and Purchese houses some of the most delectable treats you could ever imagine and has been frequented by some pretty impressive celebs. Gary Mehigan hears stories from Cath and Darren about Ed Sheeran, a billionaire con-artist and a Greek island filled with stolen artifacts.

    https://www.burchandpurchese.com/

    • 52 min
    Matthew Evans & eating meat

    Matthew Evans & eating meat

    Not often a book comes along that changes the entire way you think about food. Matthew Evans book ‘On Eating Meat’ is one of those. Filled with insights and explorations around the meat, dairy and agriculture industry, it’s not one to miss. He now has a new book out called ‘The Commons’ and Gary and Matthew discussed ethical meat eating, the costs of being human and how to open up dialogue around these important issues. 

    https://fatpig.farm/

    • 59 min
    Stephanie Alexander & growing the next generation

    Stephanie Alexander & growing the next generation

    She hopped a ship to France when she was a young girl and spent years travelling and experiencing what life had to offer. Then, when Stephanie Alexander finally came back to Australia with an unexpected boyfriend and the wind in her sails, she changed the way this country eats. Now she’s setting her sights on the way children learn where their food comes from and how best to teach them to grow and make their own meals with the ‘Kitchen Garden Foundation’. She chats to Gary Mehigan about a life well lived. 

    https://www.kitchengardenfoundation.org.au/

    • 55 min
    Matt Moran & loving your work

    Matt Moran & loving your work

    Arguably the most successful restauranteur in the country with restaurants like the Paddington Inn, Aria, Chiswick, Opera Bar and more but his origin story is completely unexpected. Gary Mehigan and Matt Moran talk about Matt’s unlikely start in the hospitality business and how as a kid he didn’t even care about food. So what turned him into the chef, restaurant owner and media mogul we all know today?

    https://mattmoran.com.au/

     

    • 46 min
    A Plate to Call Home - Trailer

    A Plate to Call Home - Trailer

    Food is not just about how you cook in the kitchen: it's about where the food comes from, the path for ingredients from farm to plate, the love and passion that goes into making the final dish and the sharing of food with the people important to you. Masterchef judge Gary Mehigan chats to people for whom food is everything - it's the love that goes into sourcing ingredients, creating the recipes and sharing that love of the process with others. Each dish has a much bigger story than just the cooking - each dish becomes A Plate To Call Home.

    • 47 sec

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