Palisa Anderson's Water Heart Food

Palisa Anderson visits some of Australia’s most respected and emerging chefs, and explores her own early food memories of Thailand.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. Humble Origins

    Palisa explores her passion for cooking with seasonal and local produce; she catches up with two chefs who share this passion - food author Christine Manfield and Peter Gilmore of Quay Restaurant.

  • 2. Third Culture Cooks

    Palisa heads to Sydney’s Thai Town to meet up with two old friends, Ari Walpole and Mahalia Barnes, who share similar experiences to her of growing up as second-generation Australians.

  • 3. On Origins

    Palisa meets two well-known Sydney chefs - Paul Carmichael and Martin Boetz - to explore how cuisines from different countries can mingle and influence each other.

  • 4. The Sauce of It All

    Palisa visits two well-known Byron chefs - Ben Devlin & Jason Saxby - to explore the idea of combining traditional cooking methods with the use of the local ingredients.

  • 5. Cooking Country

    Palisa explores the native ingredients available around Byron, collecting pipis with local indigenous lady Arabella and tasting a fish dish with emu egg Thermidor sauce, cooked by chef Josh Lewis.

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