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Food Technology

Contains 107 Videos

A History of Australian Food

A History of Australian Food

Australian Food Story

What do magpies, dugongs, goannas, yams, pie floaters, European vegetables and swans have in common? This clip explains, as animated pair Norman and Miranda serve up a timeline of Australian culinary history – from millennia before British...Show More
Modern Australian Cuisine

Modern Australian Cuisine

Australian Food Story

What a feast! Australians eat a huge diversity of food. Join animated friends Norman and Miranda as they tempt us with tasty morsels about the many influences on modern Australian cuisine – geography and climate, a plateful of Indigenous and...Show More
Safety in the Domestic Kitchen

Safety in the Domestic Kitchen

This update of our classic programme offers a light-hearted look at the potential hazards of the humble, domestic kitchen. Students will enjoy the dramatic scenes that illustrate the possibly dire consequences of handling kitchen equipment that...Show More
Kitchen Hazards and Food Safety

Kitchen Hazards and Food Safety

A commercial kitchen can be a fun and highly rewarding place to work, but also one full of potential hazards and dangers. This video is filmed inside the industrial kitchen at Bendigo Health in regional Victoria where thousands of meals and...Show More
Knife Skills

Knife Skills

Join Chef Marshall O’Brien to learn basic knife cuts and essential knife skills to gain confidence in the kitchen. Chef Marshall explains how to stay safe, identifies common types of knives, and demonstrates basic cutting techniques.
Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

How does food get from the farm to our table? In this program we trace the route cereals, fruits, vegetables and dairy products take to get from the point of origin to the consumer. We also explore why there are often several processing steps in...Show More
Food Safety and Hygiene

Food Safety and Hygiene

Disease causing bacteria found on the human body and in unhygienic food preparation areas can be easily transmitted to those who consume the food. That’s why food safety and hygiene is paramount in the prevention of food-borne illness. This...Show More
Fruit and Vegetables: Selection and Preparation

Fruit and Vegetables: Selection and Preparation

Fruit and vegetables, while often seen as accompaniments or side-dishes, are very versatile and flavoursome for the knowledgeable chef. This appealing, practical programme is led by an experienced industry chef, who demonstrates how to:...Show More
Meat: Cooking Techniques

Meat: Cooking Techniques

Food enthusiasts around the world have long viewed meat, in all its varieties, as the pinnacle of cooking. But a lot of skill and knowledge is needed to deliver fantastic meat dishes. In this engaging, practical program, a professional chef...Show More
Meat: Selection and Preparation

Meat: Selection and Preparation

Food enthusiasts around the world have long viewed meat, in all its varieties, as the pinnacle of cooking. But a lot of skill and knowledge is needed to deliver fantastic meat dishes. This step-by-step program focuses on how chefs prepare meat...Show More
Vegetable: Cooking Techniques

Vegetable: Cooking Techniques

Vegetables, while often seen as accompaniments or side-dishes, are very versatile and flavoursome for the knowledgeable chef. This appealing, practical program is led by an experienced industry chef, who demonstrates cooking techniques for a...Show More
Amazing Eggs

Amazing Eggs

Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients we have. Whether it's a delicious sweet cake, a savoury omelette, or just a perfectly poached egg, there is almost no limit to the beautiful foods you can make using an egg. In this practical...Show More
Global Cuisine: Japanese

Global Cuisine: Japanese

Global Cuisine

The colour, richness and diversity of Japanese cuisine is celebrated in this vibrant programme. This documentary style production investigates regional differences within the country, traditional and modern influences on contemporary cuisine and...Show More
Global Cuisine: Indian

Global Cuisine: Indian

Global Cuisine

The colour, richness and diversity of Indian cuisine is celebrated in this vibrant programme. This documentary style production investigates regional differences within the country, traditional and modern influences on contemporary cuisine and...Show More
Cookies, Bars and Cakes

Cookies, Bars and Cakes

Baking Fundamentals

This programme will teach students the essential skills necessary to make delicious baked goods, looking specifically at: rolled sugar cookies, oatmeal, walnut and dried cranberry drop cookies, rice krispies, brownies, sponge cake, white cake,...Show More
Food Allergies

Food Allergies

Food allergies are a hidden, potentially lethal condition that can turn a healthy snack into a deadly dose. So how do we navigate these dangerous waters? A little knowledge can prevent some big problems. In this excellent program, we examine the...Show More
Muffins, Biscuits and Pancakes

Muffins, Biscuits and Pancakes

Baking Fundamentals

Discover just how easy and fun baking can be. Join Chef Dave Christopherson in the kitchen as he demonstrates and explains how to make a variety of biscuits and quick breads. Step-by-step instructions take viewers through each recipe from start...Show More
All About Food Additives

All About Food Additives

Most foods that we purchase for every day consumption and those that we eat a little less often contain additives of various descriptions. In fact humans have been using food additives for thousands of years, including salt, spices, colourings...Show More
Food Planning for Special Occasions

Food Planning for Special Occasions

From creation to execution and everything in between, planning and catering for any special occasion involves a number of ingredients. This fast-paced, entertaining program takes viewers behind the scenes at large-scale catering events, as chefs...Show More
Food Preservation Techniques

Food Preservation Techniques

Food preservatives are commonly used in many foods we purchase and consume daily. While some food preservation techniques have been practiced for millennia, such as salting, drying and smoking, others have been made possible on a commercial scale...Show More
No Accounting for Taste: Why We Eat What We Eat

No Accounting for Taste: Why We Eat What We Eat

This programme investigates the factors that play significant roles in determining the foods we love and those we just can't stomach! With help from nutritionist Ros Ryan, and the experiences and opinions of everyday people from around the world,...Show More
Sensory Analysis and Testing Techniques

Sensory Analysis and Testing Techniques

Filmed within a school in Kent and with input from a senior examiner this film shows how to select and use appropriate sensory analysis techniques during various stages of the design process. It shows how to set up fair and effective tests and...Show More
Menu Planning: Toddlers, Pregnancy, the Elderly

Menu Planning: Toddlers, Pregnancy, the Elderly

This informative programme explains the nutrients our bodies require for optimum health and how these requirements change throughout our lives. It reviews the stages of our life cycle, the basic nutritional needs at each stage, and encourages...Show More
Dietary Supplements: Health or Hype?

Dietary Supplements: Health or Hype?

Take a walk down the aisle of any supermarket or chemist these days and you are bound to be confronted by shelves full of nutrient supplements, ranging from vitamin A to zinc. But are they worth the price you pay for them? This information-packed...Show More
Kitchen Tools and Utensils

Kitchen Tools and Utensils

In the Kitchen Series

Spatula, spoon, whisk, rolling pin - there are so many utensils in the kitchen! These utensils are what make cooking and baking possible. But with so many options, how do you know which cup or spoon is right for the job? Or what the difference is...Show More