Food Safari Earth

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

The New Green

Series 1 · Episode 1

Host Maeve O'Meara journeys through the dynamic tastes, textures and colours of the freshest produce. Sydney chef Peter Gilmore, shows how to construct an inspired salad using artichoke and carrot.


Series 1 · Episode 2

Maeve seeks out the deeply satisfying carbohydrates at the heart of many of the great dishes of the world. In this episode Indian, Italian, Lebanese and Cuban recipes are the stars!


Series 1 · Episode 3

Food Safari Earth explores the iconic dishes of the world that honour Spring- when vegetables are at their sweetest and most tender.


Series 1 · Episode 4

Protein rich beans have always been the heavy lifters of the vegetable world. Maeve discovers the secrets of a classic falafel with founder of a Middle Eastern food empire Faysal El-Abd and tastes a falafel roll.

Herbs & Spices

Series 1 · Episode 5

Food Safari Earth explores the world of herbs and spices- the plant Kingdom's biggest gift to mankind.


Series 1 · Episode 6

Food Safari Earth explores the marvelous abundance of Summer vegetables and fruits in dishes from around the world.


Series 1 · Episode 7

Food Safari Earth celebrates the culinary power of flowers across a delicious range of traditional dishes from around the world. Maeve visits pioneering saffron growers in Tasmania in search of the world's most expensive spice.

Stuffed, Rolled & Wrapped

Series 1 · Episode 8

Food Safari Earth explores the concept of vegetable parcels, the delights of stuffing wrapping and rolling vegetables for taste, texture and presentation.

Tropic & Exotic

Series 1 · Episode 9

Food Safari Earth explores the delicious world of tropical fruits and vegetables with recipes from Asia, the Pacific and South America.


Series 1 · Episode 10

It's the season of mellow fruitfulness and Food Safari is on the road to Victoria's High Country in search of a wild mushroom bounty.

Sweet & Sour

Series 1 · Episode 11

Maeve explores the sweet power of onions with Spanish chef, Pablo Tordesillas Garcia and discovers the delights of a Catalonian favourite char-grilled baby leeks with romesco sauce.

Preserving & Fermenting

Series 1 · Episode 12

Food Safari Earth delves into the intricate and specialized realm of preserved and fermented vegetables and fruit from around the world.


Series 1 · Episode 13

Food Safari Earth celebrates the surprisingly abundant produce of Winter across the most heart-warming recipes from around the world.