Amazed by the abundance available right on his doorstep, Peter explores his new surroundings and meets the local producers, artisans and farmers peppered across the Sunshine Coast. Heading into his kitchen, Peter then transforms rich, local ingredients like spanner crabs, Mooloolaba prawns, macadamia nuts, tropical fruits, heirloom vegetables and more into a delightful array of dishes for any occasion."The produce here tastes so real! It's as close as you get to being back in Fiji or Sri Lanka." Peter Kuruvita
Aired Wednesday, August 23 at 4.30pm on SBS.
Since moving to the Sunshine Coast, Peter and his family haven’t looked back so Peter begins his journey by visiting family owned and run farms in the Sunshine Coast before transforming their produce into family friendly dishes including his own Kuruvita family favourite, pho using Thai basil picked from his own garden.
Aired Wednesday, August 30 at 4.30pm on SBS.
Having grown up in Sri Lanka, seafood is Peter’s lifelong passion so it’s no surprise that he feels right at home in the Sunshine Coast, which boasts some of Australia's best seafood. In this episode, Peter showcases the amazing local seafood available right on his doorstep from Mooloolaba prawns and spanner crabs to coral trout and fresh squid, sharing the recipes to some of his signature dishes.
Aired Wednesday, September 6 at 4.30pm on SBS.
The Sunshine Coast is home to an amazing array of indigenous flora and fauna which is being celebrated by local growers and chefs. Peter heads out to discover the secrets of bush tucker and creates dishes inspired by native ingredients.
Aired Wednesday, September 13 at 4.30pm on SBS.
Aired Wednesday, September 20 at 4.30pm on SBS.
Aired Wednesday, September 27 at 4.30pm on SBS.
Visit the Peter Kuruvita's Coastal Kitchen program page for more details, recipes and guides.