The Chefs' Line

Series 1 airs 6.30pm, weeknights on NITV. And you can catch-up on series 2 via SBS On Demand. #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. Now it's his Mum's turn 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

Cider is the perfect pipi companion from Adelaide's restaurant Africola. A supreme snack combining pipis, fermented chilli, garlic and a nice dry drop.
I love the flavours of the spiced lamb kofta paired with garlicky preserved lemon and smoky baba ganoush. I like to add black seaweed pearls for a umami hit and...
This recipe was given to me from my mother-in-law when I got married. Her son loves it, so I had to get it right for him. The fish is marinated in ginger, garlic,...
Cooking whole fish that has been rubbed in a spice paste is very traditional around all of Africa. My spice paste is very floral from the lemongrass, rich from...
This beloved African staple of blood sausage is the equivalent of bangers 'n' mash. Pap is similar to polenta but made from ground maize, while sheba is a rich...
Potjie is a South African name for a type of stew cooked in a cast-iron three-legged pot. In Zimbabwe, which is where I am from, we use the same type of cast-iron...
Chakalaka is a South African vegetable relish, usually spicy, that's traditionally served with braised meat, pap and curries.