The Chefs' Line

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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

Torrija is the Spanish version of French toast. Served during Easter celebrations, day-old bread is soaked in an egg, milk, orange and cinnamon mixture and then...
Named after the flat, shallow pan in which it’s cooked (a ‘paella’), the dish is essentially composed of short-grain rice, ‘sofrito’ (an aromatic base), seafood...
Aussies love lamb and so do the Spanish. Paired with pistachio and a selection of Spanish peppers, your next barbecue just got a Spanish-twist. The Chefs' Line
The Spanish fell in love with chocolate and spread it around the world. And this smooth operator of a mousse sits almighty on a bed of chocolate soil - this is...
The Spanish fell in love with chocolate and spread it around the world. A supreme chocolate cake is accompanied with an orange twist and a not-so-usual fennel...
A croqueta party is a seriously good business - the bechamel needs to be smooth and silky with the crunch factor coming through from the battered outer shell. The...

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...