Destination Flavour Down Under

Back at 4pm, Saturdays on SBS, watch as Adam ventures down under to Australia and New Zealand.

Returning to our screens for Destination Flavour Down Under, Adam Liaw begins his culinary road trip in the northernmost tip of Western Australia, discovering food...
Grilling watermelon changes its texture and caramelises its sugars for a dish that sits just on the edge of sweet and savoury. Creamy feta and crisp herbs...

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After a highly successful tour of Japan, Adam Liaw gives Australia and New Zealand the "Destination Flavour" treatment, visiting many locations that most city...
Salt and pepper squid might well be Australia’s national dish. I can hardly think of another that is so widely available everywhere, from pubs to cafés, bistros...
There are many ways to go wrong with a pavlova, but this method will help you avoid the classic trifecta of pavlova pitfalls: cracks, beads and collapses. The...

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SBS1 Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 16:30
Expect the unexpected on this tour of the Northern Territory....
00:26:11
SBS1 Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 16:30
Back in his home state of South Australia, Adam revisits the Eyre...
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SBS1 Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 16:30
Western Australia’s wheat-belt is abundant with ancient crops, and on...
00:26:35
SBS1 Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 16:30
Following on from his cook’s tour through Japan, Adam Liaw returns to...
00:26:52
SBS1 Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 20:30
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Destination Flavour Down Under recipes

As a native ingredient, paperbark has a distinct and delicious smoky flavour that is fantastic with meaty barramundi just thrown on some hot coals. When the...
Game meats are important part of New Zealand culture and cuisine, and a number of different meats are combined together here in a delicious hearty pie. Hare, wild...
Lobster Thermindor is a classic of French fine dining. Inspired by the French settlement of Akaroa I visited in my tour of New Zealand’s South Island, this...
Pici is the simplest pasta you could ever make. It doesn’t need a pasta machine or any special ingredients – just a bit of flour, semolina and water. It has a...
The secret behind a good whitebait patty (or whitebait fritter, depending on which coast of New Zealand you are on) is concentrating on the whitebait. It doesn’t...
We always focus on the pavlova as the great battleground between Australian and New Zealand cuisine, but it could just as easily be the pikelet. Originally...
When I was growing up an ugly little berry tart with a touch of whipped cream was a treat my brothers and sisters and I all loved. Baking doesn’t always have to...
Baking in a strong salt crust is a great idea for picnicking. Not only does it produce a delicious flavour and tender texture, the crust forms a kind of edible...
Shellfish have a huge amount of flavour in the shell, so whether you’re using prawns, crabs or lobsters, cooking them in the shell will give you a tastier result....
Grilling watermelon changes its texture and caramelises its sugars for a dish that sits just on the edge of sweet and savoury. Creamy feta and crisp herbs...
With its delicate white flesh and light, nutty flavour, South Australia’s favourite fish is perfect for fish and chips. Just a simple beer batter, some crispy...
“Leche de tigre”, or “tiger’s milk”, is the South American name for the flavourful, sour liquid drained from a good ceviche. It contains the juices of the seafood...
Garlic prawns are a Chinese restaurant classic, and growing up in South Australia my little sister would always order these. In this recipe, the classic gets a...
“Maqlouba” in Persian translates to “upside down”. A big pot is layered with grilled vegetables, meats and fragrant, coloured rice, then flipped over and...
This version of the classic dessert, Peach Melba, has a bit of an Italian flavour. It was inspired by Garrie and Giuliana Vincenti, a charming couple of peach...