Friday March 13 at 7:30pm on Seven (PG)
Join Joh, Karen and Fast Ed as they check out the 2009 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Fast Ed’s new version of classic fish ‘n chips, plus chicken in black bean sauce. Every James Bond villain has one – now you can DIY your very own fish tank in a wall. Why it’s time to fertilise your garden this weekend and the best perennials for instant colour. Tara shows how to give your living room three great new looks – without ditching the furniture. Dr Harry treats an obsessive-compulsive pug called Yogi. Jason has tips on mastering tradie talk. Karen makes single-serve chocolate mud cakes.
Join Joh, Karen and Fast Ed as they check out the 2009 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival that showcases the city’s iconic food and wine scene. This year there is something for everyone’s taste and budget. See the best of the best in produce as the team walks you through the popular and some of the more unusual events that are on offer.
If you love fish catch Fast Ed’s spin on an old classic at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Fish and chips are the perfect way to enjoy the Australian outdoors. But if you want to glam things up a bit, Ed, with some help from Joh, show you a new way to combine both bits into one fabulous dish!
Ever wanted the ultimate water feature at your place? Rob show you how to put in an aquarium that even a James Bond villain would be proud of. What’s even better, this fishy feature lights up two rooms! Rob shows you the easiest and cheapest way to install a very cool piece of living art in your home.
Mud cakes are usually the first things we learn to make as kids. Karen joins in on one of the festivities with the children at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne as part of the Food and Wine Festival: Mud Pies and Butterflies. Karen’s rich and delicious mud cakes are the perfect recipe to try out with your little ones this weekend.
Fast Ed cooks finger-lickin’ Asian inspired barbecued chicken. These are the perfect choice when it comes to your next family barbecue. The kids love them and better still they are easy on your budget. Ed shows us the secret to not burning chicken drumsticks on the barbecue, and flavours them with a delicious homemade Asian glaze – no soy sauce required!
Dr Harry makes a house call to a family who are very anxious about their little pug called Yogi. This particular pooch a very strange habit: She constantly licks – nothing in particular, just the air! This obsessive-compulsive behaviour is driving Yogi’s family mad and they eagerly await Dr Harry’s diagnosis. Can Harry get to the bottom of this bizarre problem?
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS is presented by JOHANNA GRIGGS, with GRAHAM ROSS, DR HARRY COOPER, ROB PALMER, ED HALMAGYI, JASON HODGES, KAREN MARTINI and TARA DENNIS.