Mercurio's Menu

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Mercurio's Menu

Mercurio's Menu

  • TV-G
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
StarringPaul MercurioDirectorMark Bayley
This colourful and quirky series mixes two great lifestyle passions – travel and food – with the affable Paul Mercurio as tour guide and cook. Viewers join Paul on a culinary adventure, discovering Australia’s wonderfully fresh produce and cuisines in magnificent destinations. Each episode sees Paul visiting regional Australia to meet a local chef. This chef acts as tour guide, introducing Paul to produce markets, farms, wineries and breweries. After a day inspired by local seasonal food, they create dishes that capture the essence of the area....
Season 4

13 Episodes
Cobramnow playing
1. Cobram
 
The twin towns of Cobram and Barooga sit either side of the picturesque Murray River. With wide sandy beaches and towering river gums, Cobram-Barooga offers a relaxed lifestyle set amid fine agricultural land, rich in fruit and dairy....
Echuca
2. Echuca
 
Echuca is set within an irrigated pastoral and agricultural district on the Murray River, just across from the New South Wales border town of Moama. It offers organic fruit & veggies, gorgeous tender veal & goat, gourmet greens, fresher than fresh olive oil and its all on the menu!...
Hunter Valley
3. Hunter Valley
 
Paul’s first stop in the Hunter Valley is at Binnorie Dairy where he meets cheese maker Simon Gough. Simon happily shows off his array of cheese making equipment and of course homemade cheeses before Paul takes a small portion for the cook later on in the show!...
Shepparton
4. Shepparton
 
Greater Shepparton is synonymous with great food, wine, waterways and weather. Located only two hours north of Melbourne, the area features magnificent food and wine, glorious weather and all the attractions and activities you could imagine in a regional city. The region has an international reputation for quality fruit and dairy products....
Blue Mountains
5. Blue Mountains
 
The views at Kookootonga Nut Farm are absolutely spectacular, flourishing trees which produce ripe chestnuts engulf the entire property. Eighty five year old owner Bill Scriven planted the trees on his parent’s property sixty years ago and today he is helped out by his daughter Robyn and her husband Mark. Paul is helped out with selecting some fresh nuts straight off the trees while hearing about Bills pickled green walnuts and his wife Ruth’s chestnut stuffing....
Gold Coast
6. Gold Coast
 
The Gold Coast offers a range of activities that are sure to please the entire family. Whether it is visiting one of the many thrilling theme parks, enjoying the lively night life or just relaxing on one of the amazing beaches, it is truly a spot to unwind and enjoy!...
Adelaide Hills
7. Adelaide Hills
 
The Adelaide Hills is a picturesque part of Australia offering beautiful farm land, villages and vistas. Situated only twenty minutes from the city of Adelaide, The Adelaide Hills proves to be a perfect location to relax and regenerate. With towns such as Hahndorf and Lobethal comes an abundance of fresh local produce, whether you’re after organic veggies, home grown deer, handcrafted goat’s milk cheese, smoked fish or just a pot of locally brewed beer, its all in the Adelaide Hills and its all on the menu!...
Waikato, New Zealand
8. Waikato, New Zealand
 
The Waikato Region is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by natural beauty it is a region where the scenery is lush and green, the soil is fertile, rainfall is dependable and temperatures are ideal....
Bellarine
9. Bellarine
 
Just over an hour from Melbourne is the Bellarine Peninsula which offers an abundance of activities such as snorkeling, kayaking and swimming with dolphins. The area has essentially surfaced as one of Victoria’s latest foodie destinations offering a plethora of flavorsome produce. Lobster caught off Queens Cliff Harbour, free range eggs, freshly baked bread, hydroponic tomatoes and Port Arlington mussels, it’s all on the Bellarine Peninsula and of course, it’s all on the menu!...
Canberra
10. Canberra
 
Boasting well designed urban landscapes and fascinating museums Canberra is Australia’s largest inland city and of course Australia’s capital city. It is essentially the political heart of the country. But along with the always present ‘political status’ it is also a city which possesses dedicated farmers, cellar doors and stunning crops. Whether it’s Wessex Saddleback pork, French black truffles, organic veggies, capretto goat meat or locally made wine, Canberra has it and thankfully it’s all on the menu!...
Rotorua, New Zealand
11. Rotorua, New Zealand
 
On the North Island of New Zealand lies the city of Rotorua, a destination seeped in Maori culture, natural spas and renowned for adventure activities that promise excitement. Along with all of these unique experiences Rotorua possesses a wealth of fresh produce, markets offering an array of local foods, breweries creating exclusive beers, pheasant, native bush foods and trout, its all here and its all on the menu!...
Coral Coast
12. Coral Coast
 
The Coral Coast is the picturesque region that stretches along Australia’s western coast, surrounded by beaches, marine life and national reserves it is truly an iconic destination within the country! The Coastline begins at Cervantes and extends all the way to Exmouth where the renowned Ningaloo Reef lies! With all of this sun, sand and warmth also comes a plethora of stunning seafood, ripe fruit and organic vegetables. Whether you are after Rock Lobster, capers, fresh fish, home grown veggies, bananas or even lamb that has been locally farmed, the coral coast has it and fortunately its all on the menu!...
Kenya
13. Kenya
 
Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa which sits along the Indian Ocean and offers an array of exciting experiences. Whether it be visiting the numerous wild life reserves which contain thousands of animal species or exploring the diverse landscape it is a country which offers extraordinary memories....