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

Baked polenta, shallow-fried until golden is the making of a beautiful seafood friendship. Lucky Sotto Sopra has a caramelised prawn, mustard green and a black...
While your prawn stock is simmering that's the perfect time to make your pasta from scratch. Alessandro Pavoni's tip is to make your dough dry and crumbly,...
Light, fluffy and creamy, the heart of a zabaione is only three ingredients - egg yolks, sugar and sweet wine. Sotto Sopra serves theirs with an almond meal and...
Carpaccio is a simple starter, and that's why every ingredient matters - the meat has to be super-fresh and the dressing is crucial and this recipe is finished...
Home cook Paolo pays homage to his Sicilian grandmother by cooking up her parmigiana and combining fried eggplants with grated mozzarella, pecorino and Parmesan....
Battered eggplant slices meets "cheese" in this vegan-friendly eggplant parmigiana. The Chefs' Line 

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...