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 crispy skin chicken is one of the most popular dishes on the Lotus menu. The secret ingredient? The Shanghai spicy soy - think Chinese-style Worcestershire...
It's one of chef Dan Hong's all-time favourite dishes - the juicy crab. Home cook Samantha's winning blue swimmer is not only cooked perfectly but knocked...
Cooking in a wok is all about the high-heat and having all your ingredients ready is key. The oomph behind kung pao is that the chicken is deep-fried fist then...
Sago pudding is a very traditional dessert and you need to ensure the sago pearls are cooked properly so that they're lovely, bouncy and translucent. Here they're...
When it comes to the perfect dumpling, it's all about texture, it's all about flavour and it's all about balance - and to simplify this recipe you can use store...

The Chefs' Line recipes from season 1

Paella is the ultimate dish to feed a crowd. This mixta version combines seafood with pork, chicken and chorizo, so the dish explodes with flavour.
Paella is a one-pan wonder. Its trademark soccarat - that crunchy layer of rice at the base of the pan - infuses the saffron rice with a caramelised flavour.
These Spanish doughnuts are made for dunking in hot chocolate. Their distinctive star shape is the secret to a crunchy exterior and fluffy centre.
Sardines are a quintessential Spanish delicacy. Fresh sardines are a revelation. Try them simply fried with a garlicky mayonnaise.
A simple dish using fresh sardines served with a vibrant bread and parsley sauce.
The classic Spanish omelette, or tortilla Espanola, made from potato and eggs, is usually served for tapas but is great for breakfast, too.
Croquetas are typically found in bars throughout Spain – they can be a few different styles and a multitude of flavours.