Cheeeeesy.57 Kitchen Appliance Smackdown

Chef Danielle Dixon rejoins the show to talk about getting sick as soon as you take holidays, farewelling favourite restaurants, executive chefs vs head chef, menu input, cookbook club and Thermomix vs Kitchenmaid vs Kenwood.

As always, recorded and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines. Cheeeeesy is also sponsored by online wine retailer Fat Grape. This week we drank an excellent Dodgy Brothers.

Cheeeeesy.56 Sorry officer I've eaten too many figs

Beeso is joined by Alana Sapwell of Drinks with Chefs and GOMA to talk about eating too many figs while back packing, free wine, Brisbane's new cheese restaurant, deep fried brocolli, Eco Botanica's instagram feed and eating the rider.

As always, recorded and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines. This week we talk about the new series Julie is running, the Cookbook Book Club, where you get to eat the book while chatting about it!

Cheeeeesy.55 Bubbles

Beeso is joined by champagne expert Amanda Reboul to talk about all things champagne, whether having a strict set of rules around wine allows artistry, truffles, public grown food and Amanda's cool champagne festival.

As always, recorded at and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines. This weeks books are Short Stacks, cool little magazines about a single ingredient

Cheeeeesy.54 FFS it's stock!

Beeso is joined by Shirley from Hand Sourced and Cordie to talk about good chickens, Beeso's orchard and killing fruit trees, we eat some awesome thai chicken salad, talk about Cordie not being able to drink much wine anymore and Beeso rants about beef broth (it's fucking stock!)

As always, recorded and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines. This weeks book is Eat Local, a book that is the companion to Eat Local week, a festival of food in QLD's Scenic Rim

Cheeeeesy.53 I talk too much

Beeso is joined by writer Melinda Halloran to talk free wine and Beeso's inability to control his intake, worms as flat pets, bring us your green paw paw, Uber, bamboo bikes, Gerards experimentation, chickens and the internet is a black hole.

As always, recorded and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines. You can find the wines we talk about at Fat Grape

Cheeeeesy.52 Lots of words from our sponsor

Beeso sits down with Cheeeesy's sponsor, wine guru Stacey Holmes from La Reserve and Fat Grape and gets to ask all the dumb questions he has about wine, growing, drinking, provenance, climate change, cheap reds and sourcing Lantanaland some good vines. Go and buy some wines from Fat Grape and help the pod out.

As always, recorded and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, Australia'a best place to buy food books and magazines.

Cheeeeesy.50 Hive on a Roof

This week, while Sal slaved away in a kitchen, Beeso had a quick chat with Mike from Marchetti Cafe about getting inspiration from small food cafe's in Europe while buying glasses, keeping bees on a roof, fruit trees, sous vide and wine.

As always, sponsored by Scrumptious Reads. Check out the cool wine mag Alquime. To call it a mag is a bit of a disservice, it is like a guided tour through what is cool in wine. Ask Julie for a copy.

Cheeeeesy.48 All chefs hate breakfast

Beeso is joined by Ben to talk about how we all need more Sal on the podcast, drinking wine at 8am, Beeso's fondness for cheap wine, the lack of craft beer and wine shops in Beenleigh, tropical cherries, QLD's lockout laws and government departments and ALL CHEFS HATE BREAKFAST.

Sal then jumps on for a bit to test out the tech, before the string and tin can at Lantanaland gives out.

Go and check out all the cool classes coming up at Scrumptious Reads.

Cheeeesy is sponsored by LES VIGNERONS DE SAINT-POURÇAIN from La Reserve Fine Wines, a french boutique wine with one of the coolest labels out there. Every year they get a new cartoonist to design that vintage's label.

Cheeeeesy.46 It's Amaaaaaaazing

Beeso is joined by Therese Piper to talk pronunciation, soap, making things out of the backyard, pork belly, general amazing things, not being good at chutney being the reason to do crazy DIY kitchen projects, then Ben comes in to announce he is starting a new podcast.

Cheeeeesy is sponsored by Scrumptious Reads. This week we look at Whisky Opus a fantastic resource for whisky nerds.

Cheeeeesy.44 enough with the mash potato

Sal and Beeso are joined this week by Theo Levonis, formerly of Poppy Cakes, now writing the food blog The Bakers Door. We talk about Theo's food trip to New York and Boston, food trends, crab in a plastic bag, training staff and whether Beeso is still bitter about the mashed potato comp.

Cheeeeesy is recorded at Scrumptious Reads, where you can buy rare books like Fire from Christine Mansfield. Out of print, signed copies!

Cheeeeesy.42 I ate 2kg of potatoes a day

This week Sal and Beeso are joined by Mzz Morag to talk about Xmas potatoes and other christmas traditions, food reviewing and writing a review vs an academic paper, whether or not reviewers should be able to fully let loose on bad food, the lack of wine in the ABC radio studios, Morag and Beeso's indifference to fine seafood, child torture through diets, before the ultimate mashed potato cooking challenge was issued and all else was forgotten.

This weeks show was recorded at and sponsored by Scrumptious Reads, the place to get all cool cooking and food related literature.