BHG TV The Fast Show 8 Oct

October 1, 2010, 10:34 am betterhomesgardens

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With the Bathurst 1000 just around the corner, we race to bring you the speediest ideas this side of the racetrack. From a two-course meal in under two laps, to an engine block coffee table, these are high-octane ideas perfect for the whole family

Joh visits Moto GP world champion Mick Doohan

So what keeps a 500CC legend busy these days? Joh joins Mick Doohan at his home to find out how the ‘thunder from down under’ of the 90’s spends his time. With five Moto GP world-champion titles under his belt, Mick certainly has an impressive trophy room. But if you thought that was good, just wait until you see what he keeps in his backyard shed!

Rob’s high-octane DIY projects

Feel a part of the Bathurst action this weekend with Rob’s high-octane DIY projects. Car-lovers won’t be able to resist one of these in their lounge room - a couch made from car seats! Plus for a really unique coffee table – why not make it from an engine block? With recycled racing décor such as this, you’ve now got the prime place to enjoy all the excitement of the 2010 Bathurst races.

Karen cooks pinolate biscuits
‘Pinolate’... sounds pretty fancy doesn’t it? Well it is, but it’s also very easy to make at home, and Karen shows you how. These chewy almond and hazelnut cookies are found in all good Italian Patisseries and now…at your place! Absolutely delicious for afternoon snack, you won’t be able to stop at one! And for a nifty idea, box them up with a little bow and you have a gorgeous little gift.
    • Recipe available in the November issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine

Fast Ed races two V8 supercar drivers, in the kitchen!
You want fast food? THIS is fast food! Fast Ed challenges two of Australia’s best V8 drivers to a daring challenge - can he complete a two course meal before they complete two laps? This high-octane meal made under racing conditions is perfect to get your team firing on all cylinders this Bathurst weekend. In this high-speed, pedal-to-the-metal competition, who will take home the chequered flag? You’re just gonna have to watch to find out!
    • Recipes available in the November issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine

Graham on the best of the Tesselaars Tulip Festival

Held in the stunning Dandenong region just outside Melbourne, Graham brings the best the Tesselaars Tulip Festival has to offer. From the raciest of reds to the pole-position performers, get set for a brilliant display of dramatic colour. Plus, he puts the tulips to the test to find the speediest spring bulb around – watch as the tulips fight it out to see who will take home the title.

Jason brings the Bathurst 1000 to your backyard

Start your engines as Jason brings all the excitement of Bathurst 1000 to your very own backyard! There’s no need to go to Mount Panorama when you can bring the action-packed races to you with this track the kids will love. Plus, there’s a garden where the grown up’s can kick back and enjoy all the action. Talk about the best of both worlds!

Tara creates a cool kid’s clubhouse

How do you turn an unused garage into a cool kid’s clubhouse? Tara’s project is set to create the ideal space for your kids, and it’s one you can get the whole gang involved in! And what better place to splash out with crazy colours and display all your kid’s creative artworks? Then you can kick back and relax with a cup of tea while your kids party on in their new club-house.

Dr Harry treats a pet snake

Who you’re gonna call when you’re pet snakes sick? Dr Harry of course! Meet this coastal carpet python that’s feeling a bit under the weather. Believe it or not snakes get sick just like we do, but Dr Harry knows just what this python needs to spark him up again.

Dr Harry’s tips for gutsy eaters

Is your dog a greedy guts? Dr Harry shows how you can help your pet to slow down, using this clever form of portion control. Replacing your regular dog bowl with a muffin tray means smaller mouthfuls – and less tummy aches. Who would have thought! Now your pet will be eating politely again in no time

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More information on the segments and recipes seen in this episode can be found in the November issue of the magazine.

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