Rachel Khoo meets Melbourne

Find all your favourite recipes from the show, plus exclusive online content and top tips to eating in Melbourne on the cheap.

“Chef and restaurateur Elena Bonnici’s eclectic style of cooking is a reflection of her melting pot of a Maltese-Middle Eastern-Italian heritage. From her restaurant...
In this new 8-part series, Rachel Khoo immerses herself in Australia's food capital. Scroll through recipes, take our quiz and find out more about the show.
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There’s no shortage of fine-dining digs in Victoria’s foodie capital, but sometimes cheap eats are what truly hit the spot. Follow Rachel Khoo’s edible...
“By investing a little time each summer in processing box upon box of the season’s tomatoes, Rosa Bovezza and her family ensure they have enough passata to feed...

Recipes from Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook Melbourne

“Even the most fanatical meat lovers will love this veggie burger because it has all the classic trimmings of a regular burger, including the chips. The mushrooms...
“Chef and restaurateur Elena Bonnici’s eclectic style of cooking is a reflection of her melting pot of a Maltese-Middle Eastern-Italian heritage. From her...
“Desserts aren’t just about sweetness - you can get creative with textures, spice and savoury notes like I’ve done here with the lemongrass and chilli. The curd...
“Argentine chef Mauro Callegari of The Independent in Gembrook cooks a salt-baked golden trout fished from the nearby Australian Rainbow Trout Farm. Don’t be...
“When you find a special ingredient like fresh shiitake mushrooms, you want to make a dish that truly highlights their beauty. This little vegetarian number does...
“This dish was inspired by the fabulous and truly authentic Vietnamese eateries I found in Melbourne, and the fact that the locals seem to love their chicken...
“By investing a little time each summer in processing box upon box of the season’s tomatoes, Rosa Bovezza and her family ensure they have enough passata to feed...
“These pastries are my version of a traditional sweet Greek dish called galaktoboureko. It might be a hard word to say, but the combination of creamy semolina...
“The cream cheese pastry I use here works for both sweet and savoury pies because it has so little sugar in it. You can make the pastry a few days ahead of time...
“Chef Julie Taylor showcases the bountiful local produce from the Bellarine Peninsula at the Elkhorn Road House. A fixture on Julie's seasonal menu is locally...
“When you have fantastic produce like these super fresh mussels, it’s really easy to create delicious food without too much effort. Here I serve them straight up...
“Matt Wilkinson, chef and cookery author, has a passion for growing, sourcing and presenting the best tasting produce he can. Here he pairs freshly plucked figs...
“This is a really easy dish to put together with a few simple ingredients. It's perfect for any time of day - breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a midnight snack....
“Here Margaret Fulton’s granddaughter shows us her modern take on a classic 1950s English salad first made in honour of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation. You can...
“These stunning little tartlets are the perfect way to celebrate orange season and make a great dessert or afternoon tea. You can make the tart bases well ahead...

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