Self-taught, instinctive cook and successful restaurateur Maggie Beer joins Simon Bryant, a highly trained professional chef, for the fourth and final series of The Cook and The Chef. This program celebrates the best of Australian produce and how to use these ingredients to create beautiful dishes in your own home. Maggie shows you how to deliver the wow factor from the simplest of dishes and Simon brings his fantastic technique, broad knowledge and a very cheeky attitude to the table. Both generously share their cooking secrets so that you too, can make their sensational dishes.
For more information and recipes from this series, visit The Cook and The Chef website.
Simon and Maggie go vegetarian, proving a meat free diet is far from bland and boring. While vegetarianism has always being part of Indian and Asian culture, it didn't really kick off in the west until the mid nineteenth century.
Come with Maggie and Simon on their adventure through Australian culinary history. He might be a chef and she might insist on calling herself a cook, but together they are a celebration of Australian food.