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Empowering independents



online TV program that will showcase the UK's thriving food industry! This program will highlight independent restaurants, chefs, and the latest trends in the field. Stay tuned we are now in Warwickshire.


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What are we about

Introducing Bia Rodrigues and Her Culinary Show


Hi, my name is Bia Rodrigues. Our show is focus on independent food industry, and we're starting our journey in Warwickshire. This is my way of sharing my passion for food while also helping others by combining my knowledge of marketing and production. Tune in to join us on a gastronomic adventure filled with delicious food, recipes, engaging stories, and a lot of fun!

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me’?

Our Best

Team

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Bia Rodrigues

Producer, director and presenter

Dave Perry

Director of Photography and Videography

Grateful for an Incredible Team

We feel incredibly fortunate to work alongside such amazing individuals. Each new member who joins our team brings their best effort and dedication to the project.

Bianca Rodrigues, a Brazilian marketing producer living in Leamington Spa, previously owned a successful marketing agency with prestigious clients as McDonald's, Gillett, M&M’s and many others, also owned a restaurant in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. She is passionate about food and during the lockdown, started Bias kitchen, a successful high-quality takeaway food service that was available through Deliveroo and JustEat. It was a great success.

David is a seasoned photographer who has been in the industry for over two decades. He has studied media and film, and is the founder of Dave Perry Photography - a successful company with a portfolio of prestigious clients such as Cartier, Jamie Oliver, Royal Mail, Co-op, and many others.

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Makeup artist

Journalist and PR

About the Naomi: An Expert in the Beauty Industry

She boasts an impressive 18 years of experience in the beauty industry. Their experience spans across photoshoots, celebrity makeup, and TV shows, including BBC1's The One Show. Additionally, they have worked on over 216 London Fashion Week shows and spent ten years on MAC Cosmetics PRO Events team handling red carpet events, fashion shows, awards ceremonies, and celebrity appointments.

A local print journalist of 30 years, Amanda now runs an award-winning PR agency based in Warwick.

Chalmers News PR works with businesses across a wide variety of sectors, from leisure and hospitality through to retail and charities, making PR accessible to SMEs and start-ups with highly effective but low-cost packages.

Like Bianca, Amanda is passionate about championing small businesses and enjoys the sense of reward from seeing a successful campaign take off for her clients. She loves being a small part of their growth.

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Matt Chamberlain

Video Editor

Matt has been passionate about TV and film since 2001. He has worked as an extra, co-presenter, actor, camera operator, and editor on various short and feature films, as well as music videos. Matt is skilled in FCP editing and Apple Motion for graphics software. One of his music videos was nominated for several categories at the 2023 Birmingham Film Festival.

WE WANT

YOU!

it's your chance to shine!

Simply contact us by phone or email with a brief summary of your story, and our team will schedule a call back!

Who's got the chops to join the show?

We're on the hunt for the most incredible independent restaurants, top-notch chefs, culinary wizards, and nutrition gurus with a rich story to tell. If you're itching to share your signature dishes with our audience, we want you! Our adventure kicks off in Warwickshire, so bring your A-game and let's get cooking!

feijoada - Brazilian black beans stew

Ingredients

250g dried black beans, soaked overnight, then drained, 100g streaky smoked bacon, cut into slices 500g pork rib, 3 chorizo cooking sausages 500g pork shoulder, cut into 5cm cubes 300g top rump steak cut into cubes, 3 onions, chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped pinch of chilli flakes, 1tbsp dry coriander, 1tbsp smoked paprika, 1tsp cumin powder, 1tsp black pepper powder, 1tbsp oregano, 6 bay leaves, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar, 1 handfull of To serve steamed rice, chopped parsley or coriander, hot pepper sauce and wedges of oranges


How to make it

STEP 1 Heat a large heavy-based saucepan with a fitted lid, add the bacon and fry until crisp. Remove and keep the oil in the pan. In batches sear the ribs, sausages, beef and pork shoulder. Season each batch with salt and pepper. STEP 2 Add the onion, garlic and chilli to fry for 8 mins or until soft. Add dry coriander, black pepper, cumin, paprika and oregano, bay leaves and the beans. STEP 3 Cover with just enough water to cover, about 650ml. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook for 2 hrs, or until the beans are soft and the meat is tender. You can also use a slow cooker on the short method (4 hr) or make a quick version using a pressure cooker in batches for 30 mins each. Another method is to cook it in the oven for 3-4 hrs at 160C/140C fan/gas 3. STEP 4 Serve with rice, spring greens saute in butter, fresh coriander, hot pepper sauce and orange slices.




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