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ANNABEL LANGBEIN: THE FREE RANGE COOK

Sunday, April 11th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:20
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Paella Party

Annabel Langbein cooks up a seafood celebration feast on the back of her truck at one of New Zealand's stunning golden beaches. The seaside meal includes the most spectacular beachside paella and flambeed peaches from her Wanaka orchard. Recipes from this episode: onion and herb frittata, birdseed bar, aromatic steamed mussels, watermelon and avocado salad, beachside paella, flambeed peaches, sparkling sangria.

Monday, April 12th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:20
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Italian Inspiration

Annabel Langbein visits actor Sam Neill's Two Paddocks vineyard to harvest saffron and pick heritage pears, then invites him and his team to her cabin to try her modern take on classic Italian osso bucco and saffron risotto. Her pear and prune custard cream dessert has everyone swooning. Recipes from this episode: choconut slice, balsamic glaze, beet, fennel and goat cheese salad, osso bucco, gremolata, saffron spinach risotto, pear and prune custard cream, coffee liqueur, extra-special coffees.

Tuesday, April 13th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:20
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Italian Inspiration

Annabel Langbein visits actor Sam Neill's Two Paddocks vineyard to harvest saffron and pick heritage pears, then invites him and his team to her cabin to try her modern take on classic Italian osso bucco and saffron risotto. Her pear and prune custard cream dessert has everyone swooning. Recipes from this episode: choconut slice, balsamic glaze, beet, fennel and goat cheese salad, osso bucco, gremolata, saffron spinach risotto, pear and prune custard cream, coffee liqueur, extra-special coffees.

Sunday, April 18th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:20
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Italian Inspiration

Annabel Langbein visits actor Sam Neill's Two Paddocks vineyard to harvest saffron and pick heritage pears, then invites him and his team to her cabin to try her modern take on classic Italian osso bucco and saffron risotto. Her pear and prune custard cream dessert has everyone swooning. Recipes from this episode: choconut slice, balsamic glaze, beet, fennel and goat cheese salad, osso bucco, gremolata, saffron spinach risotto, pear and prune custard cream, coffee liqueur, extra-special coffees.

Monday, April 19th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:26
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Cooking for a Crowd

Annabel Langbein tries her hand at fly fishing on the lake near her Wanaka cabin, then shows how to cook the most succulent trout enrobed in salt. As her neighbors arrive for a cookout she whips up help-yourself hamburgers and blueberry crepes over the outdoor fire. Recipes from this episode: vegetable samosas, minty yogurt dipping sauce, salt-crusted fish, speedy mayo, dill and caper mayo, mango salsa, sesame beef patties, help-yourself hamburgers, holiday crepes, blueberry sauce, retro fruit punch.

Tuesday, April 20th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:26
Widescreen

Cooking for a Crowd

Annabel Langbein tries her hand at fly fishing on the lake near her Wanaka cabin, then shows how to cook the most succulent trout enrobed in salt. As her neighbors arrive for a cookout she whips up help-yourself hamburgers and blueberry crepes over the outdoor fire. Recipes from this episode: vegetable samosas, minty yogurt dipping sauce, salt-crusted fish, speedy mayo, dill and caper mayo, mango salsa, sesame beef patties, help-yourself hamburgers, holiday crepes, blueberry sauce, retro fruit punch.

Sunday, April 25th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:26
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Cooking for a Crowd

Annabel Langbein tries her hand at fly fishing on the lake near her Wanaka cabin, then shows how to cook the most succulent trout enrobed in salt. As her neighbors arrive for a cookout she whips up help-yourself hamburgers and blueberry crepes over the outdoor fire. Recipes from this episode: vegetable samosas, minty yogurt dipping sauce, salt-crusted fish, speedy mayo, dill and caper mayo, mango salsa, sesame beef patties, help-yourself hamburgers, holiday crepes, blueberry sauce, retro fruit punch.

Monday, April 26th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:24
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The Perfect Roast

Annabel Langbein visits and gathers culinary lavender and merino lamb from local farms to make a roast dinner with a difference. Also on the menu are deep-fried zucchini flowers and a divine maple and apple tarte tatin. Recipes from this episode: cookie sampler, chevre-stuffed zucchini flowers, roast lamb with herb crust, vegetable tian, green beans with olives and garlic, maple and apple tarte tatin, and lavender syrup.

Tuesday, April 27th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:24
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The Perfect Roast

Annabel Langbein visits and gathers culinary lavender and merino lamb from local farms to make a roast dinner with a difference. Also on the menu are deep-fried zucchini flowers and a divine maple and apple tarte tatin. Recipes from this episode: cookie sampler, chevre-stuffed zucchini flowers, roast lamb with herb crust, vegetable tian, green beans with olives and garlic, maple and apple tarte tatin, and lavender syrup.

Sunday, May 2nd

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:24
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The Perfect Roast

Annabel Langbein visits and gathers culinary lavender and merino lamb from local farms to make a roast dinner with a difference. Also on the menu are deep-fried zucchini flowers and a divine maple and apple tarte tatin. Recipes from this episode: cookie sampler, chevre-stuffed zucchini flowers, roast lamb with herb crust, vegetable tian, green beans with olives and garlic, maple and apple tarte tatin, and lavender syrup.

Monday, May 3rd

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:25:50
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A Taste of Asia

In sunny Nelson at the top of New Zealand's South Island, Annabel Langbein goes foraging and harvests mushrooms to use in a quick and easy teriyaki fish and mushroom bake. She also shares her recipe for a super-simple lemon and ginger ice cream served with crunchy ginger biscotti. Recipes from this episode: pan-fried mushrooms with pine nuts, lahmacun flatbread, salted edamame, teriyaki sauce, teriyaki fish and mushroom bake, Japanese-style rice, gingered bok choy, lemon and ginger ice cream, ginger biscotti, fresh flower tea.

Tuesday, May 4th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:25:50
Widescreen

A Taste of Asia

In sunny Nelson at the top of New Zealand's South Island, Annabel Langbein goes foraging and harvests mushrooms to use in a quick and easy teriyaki fish and mushroom bake. She also shares her recipe for a super-simple lemon and ginger ice cream served with crunchy ginger biscotti. Recipes from this episode: pan-fried mushrooms with pine nuts, lahmacun flatbread, salted edamame, teriyaki sauce, teriyaki fish and mushroom bake, Japanese-style rice, gingered bok choy, lemon and ginger ice cream, ginger biscotti, fresh flower tea.

Sunday, May 9th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:25:50
Widescreen

A Taste of Asia

In sunny Nelson at the top of New Zealand's South Island, Annabel Langbein goes foraging and harvests mushrooms to use in a quick and easy teriyaki fish and mushroom bake. She also shares her recipe for a super-simple lemon and ginger ice cream served with crunchy ginger biscotti. Recipes from this episode: pan-fried mushrooms with pine nuts, lahmacun flatbread, salted edamame, teriyaki sauce, teriyaki fish and mushroom bake, Japanese-style rice, gingered bok choy, lemon and ginger ice cream, ginger biscotti, fresh flower tea.

Monday, May 10th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:24
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Fiesta for Friends

Annabel Langbein picks heritage apples from a family orchard dedicated to preserving rare varieties in sunny Nelson, New Zealand. Returning to her lakeside cabin, she cooks a Mexican-style feast of succulent slow-cooked pork with smoky chili beans and guacamole, followed by the easiest, most refreshing apple and raspberry sorbets ever. Recipes from this episode: cinnamon apple fritters, garden gazpacho, Mexican rub, Mexican pulled pork, smoky chili beans, chunky guacamole, fresh flour tortillas, apple and berry sorbets.

Tuesday, May 11th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:24
Widescreen

Fiesta for Friends

Annabel Langbein picks heritage apples from a family orchard dedicated to preserving rare varieties in sunny Nelson, New Zealand. Returning to her lakeside cabin, she cooks a Mexican-style feast of succulent slow-cooked pork with smoky chili beans and guacamole, followed by the easiest, most refreshing apple and raspberry sorbets ever. Recipes from this episode: cinnamon apple fritters, garden gazpacho, Mexican rub, Mexican pulled pork, smoky chili beans, chunky guacamole, fresh flour tortillas, apple and berry sorbets.

Sunday, May 16th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:24
Widescreen

Fiesta for Friends

Annabel Langbein picks heritage apples from a family orchard dedicated to preserving rare varieties in sunny Nelson, New Zealand. Returning to her lakeside cabin, she cooks a Mexican-style feast of succulent slow-cooked pork with smoky chili beans and guacamole, followed by the easiest, most refreshing apple and raspberry sorbets ever. Recipes from this episode: cinnamon apple fritters, garden gazpacho, Mexican rub, Mexican pulled pork, smoky chili beans, chunky guacamole, fresh flour tortillas, apple and berry sorbets.

Monday, May 17th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:25
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A French Country Table

Annabel Langbein visits her neighbor's hazelnut orchard in New Zealand's Central Otago for the fall harvest, cooking up a rib-sticking pea and ham soup and a spiced apple cake for lunch. On the menu that night are artichokes fresh from the garden, chicken and leek gratin, and individual pear and hazelnut tarts. Recipes from this episode: rib-sticking pea and ham soup, one-pot spiced apple cake, artichokes with vinaigrette, Provencal crust, chicken and leek gratin, garlicky vegetable toss, hazelnut butter, individual pear and hazelnut tarts.

Tuesday, May 18th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:25
Widescreen

A French Country Table

Annabel Langbein visits her neighbor's hazelnut orchard in New Zealand's Central Otago for the fall harvest, cooking up a rib-sticking pea and ham soup and a spiced apple cake for lunch. On the menu that night are artichokes fresh from the garden, chicken and leek gratin, and individual pear and hazelnut tarts. Recipes from this episode: rib-sticking pea and ham soup, one-pot spiced apple cake, artichokes with vinaigrette, Provencal crust, chicken and leek gratin, garlicky vegetable toss, hazelnut butter, individual pear and hazelnut tarts.

Sunday, May 23rd

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:25
Widescreen

A French Country Table

Annabel Langbein visits her neighbor's hazelnut orchard in New Zealand's Central Otago for the fall harvest, cooking up a rib-sticking pea and ham soup and a spiced apple cake for lunch. On the menu that night are artichokes fresh from the garden, chicken and leek gratin, and individual pear and hazelnut tarts. Recipes from this episode: rib-sticking pea and ham soup, one-pot spiced apple cake, artichokes with vinaigrette, Provencal crust, chicken and leek gratin, garlicky vegetable toss, hazelnut butter, individual pear and hazelnut tarts.

Monday, May 24th

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:20
Widescreen

Fish on the Menu

Always up for an adventure, Annabel Langbein wades in boots and all to net for flounder on a Nelson beach at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. Her haul is the starting point for a Mediterranean-themed meal featuring a generous platter of tapas, the simplest baked fish and a delicious vanilla citrus terrine. Recipes from this episode: the ultimate chocolate brownie, sunshine carrot dip, roasted bell pepper boats, tapenade, mediterranean baked fish, parsley mashed potatoes, crisp romaine salad, vanilla citrus terrine, honeyed oranges.

Tuesday, May 25th

3:30am on
Runtime: 00:26:20
Widescreen

Fish on the Menu

Always up for an adventure, Annabel Langbein wades in boots and all to net for flounder on a Nelson beach at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. Her haul is the starting point for a Mediterranean-themed meal featuring a generous platter of tapas, the simplest baked fish and a delicious vanilla citrus terrine. Recipes from this episode: the ultimate chocolate brownie, sunshine carrot dip, roasted bell pepper boats, tapenade, mediterranean baked fish, parsley mashed potatoes, crisp romaine salad, vanilla citrus terrine, honeyed oranges.

Sunday, May 30th

11:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:20
Widescreen

Fish on the Menu

Always up for an adventure, Annabel Langbein wades in boots and all to net for flounder on a Nelson beach at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. Her haul is the starting point for a Mediterranean-themed meal featuring a generous platter of tapas, the simplest baked fish and a delicious vanilla citrus terrine. Recipes from this episode: the ultimate chocolate brownie, sunshine carrot dip, roasted bell pepper boats, tapenade, mediterranean baked fish, parsley mashed potatoes, crisp romaine salad, vanilla citrus terrine, honeyed oranges.

Monday, May 31st

12:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:26
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Life's A Picnic

Annabel Langbein and her daughter Rose head off to a local Wanaka orchard to pick one of the Central Otago's most eagerly anticipated stone fruits - apricots. The abundant harvest forms the basis of that evening's meal, both as a savory chili dipping sauce for crunchy spring rolls, and as a delicious dessert. For the main course, a brilliant speedy bang bang chicken salad. Recipes from this episode: sausage, tomato and olive pissaladiere, really useful apricot chili glaze, pork and cilantro spring rolls, aromatic poached chicken, bang bang chicken salad, speedy peanut sauce, apricots with macaroon topping, lemon syllabub, ginger mule.