Adriano Zumbo SBS Documentary and Macaron Day

When the first episode of Adriano Zumbo’s 6 part documentary aired on SBS tonight, we sat glued to the TV in anticipation of an appearance. Mr G and I were at the Balmain patisserie on Macaron Day 2010 when parts of the documentary were filmed.

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Camera Crew in front of Adriano Zumbo patisserie in Balmain

But it was not our faces on television that we hoped to see. Or a glimpse of the Zumbo Lab on Macaron Day.

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Interviews in progress

The queue on Macaron day was slow moving and we struck a conversation with a group of Americans in front of us. Heather from There’s No Place Like Oz, who I did not know at the time, lined up with her parents and a friend. I even took a photo of them which Heather posted here.

As the queue inched forward, Heather was interviewed by the TV crew. Naturally, we ducked out of view of the cameras and took some behind the scenes photos as she charmed them with her No Macaron Left Behind mission.

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Heather is interviewed, while ‘someone’ snaps her photo

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This is the snap

Heather’s interview made the cut in tonight’s documentary, and in our excitement at seeing her on television, we almost missed a flash appearance that included Mr G and I.

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Screen shot of Heather from Zumbo, SBS Documentary (credit SBS)

The episode can be viewed online here with Heather’s interview around the 22 minute mark. As for the Gourmantic appearance on the documentary, that will remain as elusive as Zumbo’s golden macaron!

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Filming inside Zumbo’s Patisserie


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.