12th JULY 2012 - Melb.Adel.Per.
13TH JULY 2012 - Syd. Bris.
JOH – HOST – IVA DAVIES
With national and international success and a career that spans over 30 years, Iva Davies is an Australian music legend. This week he’s thrown open the doors to his newly renovated coastal home – a labour of love for this musician-come- designer and project manager to give Joh the access all areas tour. Step inside his private music studio, even his wardrobe as this music man shares the highlights of home, career and family.
JASON – GARDENING - $1000 CHALLENGE: FRONT OF HOUSE MAKEOVER
Our 1000 dollar challenge! Jason’s got a barrow load of ideas to stretch a $1000 as far as he can. Any real estate agent will tell you that street appeal is one of the big things when you’re adding value to your house. Jason will take one pretty, but tired house that needs a bit of a lift – with some thrifty ideas to improve the tired fence, broken footpath and sad garden beds – can he win the challenge?
ROB - DIY – $1000 CHALLENGE: KIDS BEDROOM
Rob uses recycled materials to keep under his $1000 ceiling when he fills a kid’s bedroom with colourful furniture. There are plenty of DIY tips for creating a lime-wash Oregon bed and a desk. Rob’s bookshelf is ‘tree-mendous” and actually looks like a tree, which is sure to see a love of reading take root in your youngster’s room!
TARA – DECO – $1000 CHALLENGE: DINING ROOM
Tara turns a plain dining room into a conversation piece by recycling old furniture, including a dining table, six chairs and a sideboard and by creating her own artworks. You’d expect to pay hundreds for an oversize mirror, but Tara whips one up for just $60. She’ll show you how colour used carefully can get big bang for your buck in any room.
ED - FAST FOOD – CORDON BLEU
A simple classic... Cordon bleu translates into French as ‘blue ribbon’ - meaning top notch! Full of succulence and superb flavour, Beef Cordon Bleu is a dish that's simple to prepare and it is a great example of how clever French cooks save some money – using beef rather than veal. Filled out using ham and cheese, sandwiched between thin slices of tender beef steak, that’s crumbed and cooked gently in a butter and oil mixture until beautifully golden. Oui oui!
ED - FAST FOOD – CELERIAC AND SWEDE GRATIN
Celeriac and swede gratin - is a lighter alternative to those heavy French cream based gratins. It’s a simple dish that consists of thinly sliced root vegetables like celeriac, sweede, onions and potatoes covered in vegetable stock, and baked in the oven. Its seriously easy to make and, it is a great partner to any kind of meat, the best part is: once it’s in the oven, you can forget about it until its ready to serve
ED - FAST FOOD - CRÈME BRULEE
Classic French desserts can be considered tricky to make. This week Ed is breaking the Chef’s code revealing that there are some dishes that are made in restaurants that really aren’t as hard as they might seem! Like one of Ed’s favourites, Crème Brulee, he’ll show you how easy it is to make guaranteeing you’ll stay home and make it yourself and take all the credit. KAREN - COOKING – COQ AU VIN
Feast with your family and friends this Bastille day with Karen’s Coq au Vin - her take on this classic French casserole - full of chicken, mushrooms bacon and red wine flavours - this provincial dish has become an ageless classic for a reason. It is simply delicious. You’ll be so full of joie de vie once you add it to your list of favourites.DR HARRY – HOUSE CALL - FLY SCREEN CAT
Dr Harry visits his namesake, Harry the cat, who is a real terror. Harry rules the house, chewing electrical cords, jumping on kitchen benches and scratching and destroying furniture. But the main problem is Harry’s fixation with the door fly screen, which he has torn to shreds by jumping and literally hanging by his claws! Can Dr Harry find ways to make Harry the cat behave?
DR HARRY – INFO – MEDICATION TIPS FOR PETS
Our pets often need medication – for prevention and cure – but all too often actually getting them to take the pill can be a pain! It becomes a battle. This week Dr Harry will share his tried and tested tricks of the trade to get your pets swallowing the pill without the whole situation turning bitter.GRAHAM – GARDENING - SUBURBAN GARDEN WALKAROUND - COTTESLOE WA
Graham tours a stunning coastal Mediterranean inspired garden created in suburban Perth. The sandy beaches & blue skies are Western Australia at its very best, but the hot weather and salty conditions can play havoc on the garden. Graham talks with this clever gardener about why plant selection is so vital and ways to combat tough climate conditions without compromising on good looks. Plus explore how creating a garden using potted plants will help keep your garden on the move. GRAHAM – GARDENING - SEDUM WREATH
Graham shows you a clever way to plant up hardy succulents into a terracotta pot wreath. By simply using the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot you can thread them onto a wire circle creating the framework for your wreath. Potted up with a colourful array of succulents and you’ll have an attractive feature for any bare wall.Our Sponsors