The Chefs' Line

Home cooks take on restaurant chefs in #TheChefsLine.

Revisit the glory of season 1 of The Chefs' Line, airing weeknights at 6.30pm on NITV and then on SBS On Demand.
“When I told my mum I was opening Kepos Street Kitchen, she said to me ‘But who’s going to eat falafel for breakfast, Michael?’.”
Mahshid Babzartabi set up a cafe to help others through "the magic of food".
Alessandro Pavoni from Ormeggio at The Spit is a champion for modern Italian cuisine, but there's a good reason he won't eat pasta.
Noby Leong was a season one champion on The Chefs' Line. This is what happened when is late mother turned up in the spotlight.

The Chefs' Line S2 recipes

This is restaurant Annam's take on a salt & pepper squid. After you've cleaned the cuttlefish, lightly score it to help the batter stick. And the secret...
The balance of the hot and the sour, the sweetness from the tomato and the smooth kick of chilli are all present in this soupy sensation. The Chefs' Line
Almost all the desserts in Vietnam use some form of coconut and this unique treat is exactly as it's named - coconut heaven. Coconut balls, a coconut buttercream...
Lemongrass chicken is one of those recipes that you'll want to have up your sleeve at the next dinner party and this version calls on red and green salts, fresh...
The three things that are non-negotiable for the perfect roll, according to chef Dan Hong. A nice thin rice noodle roll, a well-seasoned filling and a dipping...

The Chefs' Line recipes from season 1

These Turkish köfte are made from a combination of minced beef brisket and lamb belly for flavour and juiciness. You can cook them in a pan or over charcoal...
Legend has it that this dish was so delicious that the imam on tasting it, fainted, and so it was named "imam bayildi" meaning the "imam fainted". It's a classic...
I've added pomegranate molasses and preserved lemon for a bit of tang to this classic Turkish roasted capsicum and walnut dip.
This traditional Turkish sesame ring is delicious warm with haydari (which means strained yoghurt) or simply served with butter and feta. I love to eat it as part...
This labne is served with a burnt butter infused with dried chillies and fresh peppers. The name “atom” refers to the heat of the dried chillies, but luckily our...
A boozy addition to saucy prawns is certainly worth embracing thanks to this Turkish-style prawn recipe.
Muhammara is a classic Turkish dip made from roasted capsicum and walnuts. I finely chops the ingredients for the muhammara using a Turkish zirkh, a very large...