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.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 25 seconds
Episode Number: 111
|Mon, May 31||12:30 P.M.||Life's A Picnic|
In this inspiring new lifestyle series from New Zealand, celebrity cook, food writer and author Annabel Langbein invites viewers to her idyllic lakeside cabin on the scenic shores of Lake Wanaka, where she creates simple, healthy and delicious meals for family and friends.
The self-taught cook, with more than 20 years of experience working in professional kitchens, stays true to her philosophy that quality, natural ingredients need little in the way of fussy preparation.
In each episode, Annabel ventures out in her trusty yellow truck to gather ingredients from local food producers and from her own vegetable garden and orchard.
She then combines this seasonal produce with affordable, everyday food items drawn from her global pantry of flavors and her signature "Fridge Fixings" to create bang-bang chicken, corn and Israeli couscous salad and other internationally inspired recipes.
Her down-to-earth and free-spirited approach, no-fail recipes and clever kitchen tips and tricks have earned her a passionate worldwide following.
|Tue, Apr 20||3:30 A.M.||Cooking for a Crowd|
|Sun, Apr 25||11:00 P.M.||Cooking for a Crowd|
|Mon, Apr 26||12:30 P.M.||The Perfect Roast|
|Tue, Apr 27||3:30 A.M.||The Perfect Roast|
|Sun, May 2||11:00 P.M.||The Perfect Roast|
|Mon, May 3||12:30 P.M.||A Taste of Asia|
|Tue, May 4||3:30 A.M.||A Taste of Asia|
|Sun, May 9||11:00 P.M.||A Taste of Asia|
|Mon, May 10||12:30 P.M.||Fiesta for Friends|
|Tue, May 11||3:30 A.M.||Fiesta for Friends|
|Sun, May 16||11:00 P.M.||Fiesta for Friends|
|Mon, May 17||12:30 P.M.||A French Country Table|
|Tue, May 18||3:30 A.M.||A French Country Table|
|Sun, May 23||11:00 P.M.||A French Country Table|
|Mon, May 24||12:30 P.M.||Fish on the Menu|
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