Everyday Exotic

Chef/musician Roger Mooking gets bored easily. Bored of the same old, everyday meals we all end up making time and time again. His mission? To give everyday weekday meals a fantastic exotic twist with one new distinctive seasoning or ingredient – an obedient ingredient – and explores its provocative palate. Whether it's jazzing up a so so meatloaf with a hit of coriander, awakening ho hum chicken with fresh ginger or adding a dazzling sweet mango to a blah pork chop, Roger spreads the joy of flavour and adds an exotic thrill to everyday cooking. Armed with this new knowledge and inspired by demonstration and example, viewers are empowered to embrace the whole world of exotic international flavors and add them to their own everyday midweek cooking!

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Episode 1x01; Oct 2, 2008

Chef Roger Mooking incorporates papayas into a variety of dishes in the series opener. The menu includes chicken breasts with papaya barbecue sauce; coconut rice; and watercress salad over fresh papayas.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x01: PapayaOct 2, 2008
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