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 crunchy fish nuggets are fragrant with lemongrass and kaffir lime, with punch from homemade red curry paste.
These deep-fried eggs, doused with a sticky sweet-and-sour tamarind sauce, are common street-side snacks in Thailand.
It's all about the broth - sour, salty, hot. Invest time in building complexity in the prawn stock. My daughter drinks this like water.
This recipe has been passed down from my grandmother. I make the curry paste from scratch - toasting the spices and pounding fresh lemongrass and galangal...
This version is my grandmother's recipe. It's a quite a dry pat Thai and doesn't include the traditional egg or tamarind. 
The secret to our version of this Thai classic is the extra layers of fresh flavours - the chicken is marinated in fresh turmeric and we make our chilli oil from...