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13, weeks, 13 cuisines - where talented home cooks & trained restaurant chefs go head-to-head.

13 weeks, 13 cuisines, one delicious sitting! In case you missed any of the fun you can binge until your heart's content right now on SBS On Demand.
Okay, technically tiramisù means ‘pick me up’ in Italian, but with sumptuous layers of chocolate, mascarpone and boozy bikkies, this Italian dessert makes an...
Spaghetti Bolognese is known and loved the world over, so why do many Italians dispute its existence? It's time to ask, will the REAL ragu please stand up?
More than a meal, Turkish-style breakfasts are a banquet of sweet and savoury delights. The key word is always 'abundance'.
From corn to corn chip, have you ever wondered how these moreish munchies come to life? Follow the trail of crumbs we've left behind.

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Cider is the perfect pipi companion from Adelaide's restaurant Africola. A supreme snack combining pipis, fermented chilli, garlic and a nice dry drop.
I love the flavours of the spiced lamb kofta paired with garlicky preserved lemon and smoky baba ganoush. I like to add black seaweed pearls for a umami hit and...
This recipe was given to me from my mother-in-law when I got married. Her son loves it, so I had to get it right for him. The fish is marinated in ginger, garlic,...
Cooking whole fish that has been rubbed in a spice paste is very traditional around all of Africa. My spice paste is very floral from the lemongrass, rich from...
This beloved African staple of blood sausage is the equivalent of bangers 'n' mash. Pap is similar to polenta but made from ground maize, while sheba is a rich...
Potjie is a South African name for a type of stew cooked in a cast-iron three-legged pot. In Zimbabwe, which is where I am from, we use the same type of cast-iron...
Chakalaka is a South African vegetable relish, usually spicy, that's traditionally served with braised meat, pap and curries.

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