2018 COOKING DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM

10.30am:  Chef Luca Ciano + Giorgio Linguanti (That’s Amore)
Italian vs Australian-made: why cooking better Italian food at home means knowing what ingredients to buy
Dish:  Prosciutto di Parma + Buffalo Ricotta frittersto match Birra Moretti
Hosted by:  Nerida Conway

11.15am:  Jesse McFadden (Massi) + John Christopolous (Ocean Made Seafood)
Why your dish is only as good as your fish: what do you need to look for when buying fish for home
Dish:  Tuna Crudo
Hosted by:  Nerida Conway

12.00pm:  Silvia Colloca (Cook, TV Presenter, Author, Actress) + Chef Mario Bruno (Mutti Tomatoes)
The secret to Italian cooking: simplicity + quality ingredients
Dish:  Baked Eggs with Peperonata
Hosted by:  Nerida Conway

12.45pm:  Francesco Rota + Luca Flammia (Trattoria Emilia), Belinda McIvor (McIvor Farm, Berkshire Pork) + Chloe Seymour (Somerset Heritage Produce)
Simple quality ingredients: learn how mince, celery, onion + carrot can make a dish
Dish:  Tagliatelle al ragu
Hosted by:  Hilary McNevin

1.30pm:  Joe Vargetto (Mister Bianco + Massi) + Adrian Utter (Horticulturalist)
Cooking better Italian food at home requires the right tools
Dish:  Cavatelli with braised lamb shoulder + wild mushrooms
Hosted by:  Nerida Conway

2.15pm:  Petros Dellidis (Mister Bianco) + Adrian Utter (Buxton Black Truffles)
How to elevate flavours at home with the finest, authentic ingredients
Dish:  Impanata filled with sliced potato, smoked mozzarella + truffle
Hosted by:  Hilary McNevin

3.00pm:  Dusty Treweek (Bottega) + Judy Croagh (Western Plains Pork)
The chef’s secret ingredient to cooking better food at home: know your farmer
Dish:  Ricotta gnocchi with Western Plains Pork, cime di rapa, tomato, chilli + garlic
Hosted by:  Nerida Conway

3.45pm:  James Kummrow (Fatto) + Richard Seymour (Mount Zero)
Olive oil + salt: the key to great Italian food at home
Dish:  Amalfi gin cured Hiramasa kingfish, pomegranate, cucumber + lime oil
Hosted by:  Hilary McNevin

4.30pm:  Valerio Calabro (La Svolta + Figo), Nico Pippitone (La Svolta) + Lefty Arhon (Tim + Terry)
The secret to better seafood risotto at home: know your fishmonger
Dish:  Risotto with tiger prawns, prawns bisque + pompelmo rosa (red grapefruit)
Hosted by:  Hilary McNevin

5.15pm:  Chef Dario Di Clerico (That’s Amore) + Giorgio Linguanti (Maestro of Mozzarella – That’s Amore)
Two Italians + a mozzarella: how to make fresh mozzarella + turn it into anItalian cheese toastie
Dish:  Mozzarella in Carrozza
Hosted by:  Hilary McNevin

 

Cooking demonstration program is subject to change