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10, weeks, 10 cuisines - home cooks & trained restaurant chefs go head-to-head in Series 2 of The Chefs' Line 6pm weeknights starting Mon 6 Aug.

Home cooks challenging an entire chefs' line from some of the best restaurants across the country. It's an escalating battle to get the best plate on the pass, so what...
Italian food is adored across Australia, but that hasn’t stopped several classics – pasta and pizza included – from being rather misconstrued. More than a carb...
Spaghetti Bolognese is known and loved the world over, so why do many Italians dispute its existence? It's time to ask, will the REAL ragu please stand up?
Okay, technically tiramisù means ‘pick me up’ in Italian, but with sumptuous layers of chocolate, mascarpone and boozy bikkies, this Italian dessert makes an...
13 weeks, 13 cuisines, one delicious sitting! In case you missed any of the fun you can binge until your heart's content right now on SBS On Demand.

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Most Sundays, my grandson, Teddy comes to my house and we cook roast chicken and vegetarian fried rice. In my younger days we had no Sundays off - every day was a...
This is a take on an old yum cha staple, prawn toast. Pick through the crabmeat first to ensure it is free of shell fragments.
I use Alaskan king crab legs in this dish. They’ve got loads of flavour and are easy eating as you don’t have to work hard to get at the crab meat. The crab legs...
This is my version of Peking duck pancakes but I'm cooking duck breasts (instead of a whole duck) that have been rubbed in a fennel salt and smoked over jasmine...
Smoking food at home can be done. I made this in a shoe-box Hong Kong apartment without the fire department investigating so give it a go. Just open windows and...
Dumplings are not just about the filling - that's only half of it. They're also about how delicious the wrapping is. I like to make dumpling skins from scratch...
Sizzling hot oil infused with ginger and garlic is poured over the fish at the end, plus the fins and tails are snipped off and deep-fried, then scattered over...
This is a modern take on the classic yum cha snack - char siu bao or barbecue pork steamed bun. This version has all the caramel, five-spice and soy sauce...
Chinese barbecue pork (or char sui) is usually made with pork neck but we've used pork belly for extra flavour. The colour comes from the dark soy and the charry...

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