Kitchen Conversations

  • Delve deeper into the many cuisines of SBS Radio. Kitchen Conversations features English versions of SBS Radio's regular food segments. Discover the unique stories and history behind multicultural dishes along with tips and techniques to help you better prepare delicious cross-cultural meals at home. Cuisines include Cantonese, Mandarin, Maltese, French, Polish, Filipino, Arabic, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Greek, Hindi, Gujarati, German and Punjabi. Visit SBS Food for text versions of the recipes.

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Latest Episodes

NEPALESE – Potato with bamboo shoots and black-eyed beans (aaloo tama)

This is a popular Nepali dish in which the sourness of the bamboo is very important. Black eyed beans are also featured.

  • Upload26 Jun 2014

  • Duration05 Minutes

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NEPALESE – Vegetable pakora

Pakora is another popular street food from Nepal, served warm to hot and quite similar to Japanese tempura. Vegetable pakora is the most common type and it's enjoyed with a typical Nepali-style tomato pickle or golbheda ko achaar.

  • Uploaded26 Jun 2014

  • Duration05 Minutes

  • Download2MB

DUTCH – Cheese and ham bread

The Dutch are famous for their cheeses. Edam and Gouda (with or without cumin) are named after the towns where they are made. The cheese markets in those towns date back to the Middle Ages and are still conducted in the same manner in the market place. Regional cheeses such as Limburger, Friesian or Maaslander are less available abroad. Matured or old Dutch cheese is also very popular for the intense taste sensation. For this traditional cheese and ham bread from the city of Gouda, chef Geert Elzinga from Sydney's Essen restaurant uses an old and a young cheese.

  • Uploaded10 Jun 2014

  • Duration05 Minutes

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ITALIAN – Penne with Tuscan sausage and walnets

A hearty and rustic pasta which makes the most of tasty Tuscan sausage. Follow our guest, Sara Grazia, in the new trend of making sausages at home or buy them from your local butcher.

  • Uploaded04 Jun 2014

  • Duration07 Minutes

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GERMAN – Schnitzel with mashed potatoes and red cabbage

Germans love their schnitzel. It's served year round and tastes just as delicious in a beer garden on a balmy summer’s night as in a snowed-in cosy cottage up in the Alps. Best of all, you can eat it cold the next day too.

  • Uploaded02 Jun 2014

  • Duration08 Minutes

  • Download4MB

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