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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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Sambusak is a traditional stuffed pie or turnover popular in the Middle East. It can be filled with any kind of meats, vegetables and/or cheese.
The best parts about sayadieh, the classic Lebanese fish and rice dish, are the caramelised onions and aromatic fish stock used to cook the rice. 
This is a traditional Lebanese fish and rice dish. One of the key elements of this dish is the rice, which needs to be cooked in an aromatic stock – saffron and...
This is a very modern take on fattoush, serving beetroot three ways with a Persian feta mousse. One of the beetroots are dressed with olive oil infused with cumin...
This classic Lebanese salad, known as peasant's salad, is made with fresh vegetables and herbs with the addition of fried crispy day-old bread. I'm using my...
I've interpreted the traditional flavours and components of baklava in a modern way. Here crisp cinnamon-sugared filo shards are served with cashew nut ice-cream...
This version of the classic Lebanese pastry combines my two loves - custard and baklava, all wrapped up in filo and finished with fennel-spiced walnuts.
For my shawarma, I use lamb fillet marinated in red wine and vinegar, which pack a flavour punch, and I like to make my own soft and fluffy bread to wrap it all...
A classic Lebanese sweet that never disappoints the syrup senses.

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