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

Like all stir-frying, it’s important to have all your ingredients prepared and close by so you can whiz through it and you can of course use almost anything...
Is there anything more classically Thai than a papaya salad? This winning dish nails the balance factor perfectly. The savoury, sweet, complex & spicy is...
Palm sugar is a classic ingredient in Thai desserts and this pudding is a luscious candy-like celebration of Thailand's sweet side. The secret to success all...
Thai green curry gets its name from the colour of the finished dish, which contains fiery green chilli, as well as coconut milk, palm sugar, fish sauce and a...
What makes a fish cake superb? The bouncy texture is non-negotiable, the red curry has to shine through and the flavours from the galangal, the chilli, the ginger...

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...