Get Fresh with Al Brown

7:00pm Saturday, November 12 on TV One

In Get Fresh, With Al Brown acclaimed chef Al Brown has travelled to the far corners of the country tracking down the best markets, finest produce and freshest ingredients to create a meal that captures the quintessential flavour of each region.

Tonight in the final episode of the series, Al heads to Central Otago where he finds the flavours of this stunning province heightened by the extremes of its climate.

Al drops in at the historic market in old Cromwell before hunting down some classic Central Otago ingredients – rabbit for his entree, merino for main and apricots for dessert.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, November 5 on TV One

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al continues his journey to the far corners of the country, tracking down the finest produce in Get Fresh, With Al Brown.

Tonight, Al finds inspiration at the Coroglen market and puts a Coromandel twist on a classic entree. He looks to the sea for a snapper main, and heads to the hills to gather figs and nuts for a stunning seasonal dessert.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available online. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, October 29 on TV One

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al continues his journey to the far corners of the country, tracking down the finest produce in Get Fresh, With Al Brown.

Tonight, Al enjoys the food and wine culture of Marlborough by catching king salmon for his entree, cooking the region’s finest wild game for his main, before celebrating summer with a wonderful cherry dessert.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, October 22 on TV One

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al continues his journey to the far corners of the country, tracking down the finest produce in Get Fresh, With Al Brown.

Tonight, the Hawkes Bay sun and soils provide Al with plenty of great ingredients for his meal. Artichokes, asparagus, organic beef and fresh strawberries help bring the flavour of this rich province to the table.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, October 15 on TV One

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al continues his journey to the far corners of the country, tracking down the finest produce in Get Fresh, With Al Brown.

Tonight, Al checks out Dunedin’s renowned farmers market at the historic Dunedin Railway Station. He finds his entre in the harbour with Southern clams, and creates a main course that combines Scottish Heritage with a student’s thrifty budget.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available online. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, October 8 on TV One

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al continues his journey to the far corners of the country, tracking down the finest produce in Get Fresh, With Al Brown.

Tonight, Al finds plenty of colour at the famous Otara market before heading south to the market gardening capital Pukekohe, where he draws on the ethnic diversity there and comes up with a stunning multicultural meal.

On the menu, trevally kokoda with avocado and baby cos lettuce; free range chicken curry with roti; Asian greens and cucumber and tomato relish; and for dessert, a vanilla rice pudding with tropical fruit.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available online. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, October 1 on TV One

In the local series Get Fresh, With Al Brown the acclaimed New Zealand chef heads to the far corners of the country, tracking down the best markets, finest produce and freshest ingredients to create a meal that captures the quintessential flavour of each region.

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al samples and cooks potential ingredients on the spot. Be it a roadside vege stall, a farmer’s field, or a fisherman’s wharf, these off-the-cuff recipe tests are all part of the fun of Al’s journey to find the ultimate regional dish.

Tonight, Al visits the vibrant Riccarton market before heading to the hinterland to gather some great local produce for a vegetarian entree. He finds royal meat for his main and makes a Canterbury dessert that celebrates the Red and Blacks.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, September 24 on TV One

In TV ONE’s Get Fresh, With Al Brown the acclaimed New Zealand chef heads to the far corners of the country, tracking down the best markets, finest produce and freshest ingredients to create a meal that captures the quintessential flavour of each region.

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, Al samples and cooks potential ingredients on the spot. Be it a roadside vege stall, a farmer’s field, or a fisherman’s wharf, these off-the-cuff recipe tests are all part of the fun of Al’s journey to find the ultimate regional dish.

Tonight Al’s in Northland, where he finds a strong tropical flavour at the Kerikeri market, catches kahawai for his entr�e, and digs up some local history for his main.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, September 17 on TV One

In the tasty new local series Get Fresh, With Al Brown the acclaimed New Zealand chef heads to the far corners of the country, tracking down the best markets, finest produce and freshest ingredients to create a meal that captures the quintessential flavour of each region.

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, it’s here that Al samples and cooks potential ingredients on the spot. Be it a roadside vege stall, a farmer’s field, or a fisherman’s wharf, these off-the-cuff recipe tests are all part of the fun of Al’s journey to find the ultimate regional dish.

Tonight Al’s in Riverton, visiting New Zealand’s smallest organic market. He joins local fisherman Paul Dobias to catch a blue cod entr�e, finds his main in the estuary and visits a food forest to gather heirloom fruits for his dessert.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, With Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

7:00pm Saturday, September 10 on TV One

In the brand new local series Get Fresh, with Al Brown, the acclaimed New Zealand chef heads to the far corners of the country, tracking down the best markets, finest produce and freshest ingredients to create a meal that captures the quintessential flavour of each region.

Armed with a rustic pickup truck – complete with a mobile kitchen, it’s here that Al samples and cooks potential ingredients on the spot. Be it a roadside vege stall, a farmer’s field, or a fisherman’s wharf, these off-the-cuff recipe tests are all part of the fun of Al’s journey to find the ultimate regional dish. While Al does the tasting and testing out in the field, his final meal is created from a professional kitchen, where viewers will get to see him crafting the dishes as he shares the finer aspects of his recipes.

The focus is on the food and New Zealand’s wonderful, fresh produce – how to grow it and how to cook it – a heap of great food tips wrapped around good doses of humour. From the rolling green hills of Auckland to the plains of Canterbury, the mountains of Central Otago and the subtropical Far North, each region is different and is celebrated through the distinctive meals Al creates.

Tonight in episode one, Al’s in the Wairarapa, selecting locally produced vegetables, herbs, fish, lamb, mushrooms, apples and lemons, taking them fresh from the field to the plate.

Missed an episode of Get Fresh, with Al Brown? Full episodes are available on line. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.