The friendly (and may I say, witty) team at The Checkout are back on the ABC for Series 2 with an extended run of 20 episodes commencing on Thursday, 20 February at 8.00pm. Regular features include Product vs Pack Shot, showing some of Australia's most lovingly photographed products as they appear in real life; and 'If I Could Say One Thing': bite sized chunks of advice for consumers from some of Australia's leading consumer advocates. New segments include The Checkout Dictionary; Right On!; The Catch; The Checkup; and The Loving Pet Owner. Definitely worth watching!
'Think you know Mexican food, think again. This series will change any preconceived ideas you may have had. Come on the journey and learn with me as I unveil a whole new way of creating tacos, tamales, mole and much more.'
Join Peter Kuruvita as he uncovers this sensational and spicy world of food and culture in a brand new ten-part series exclusive to SBS ONE, Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita on Thursday 13 February. You can also join the Twitter conversation at #MexicanFiestaSBS.
There's an interesting and innovative food program screening on the TEN network that might just make you think twice about going into mainstream production with your family's favourite raspberry white chocolate muffins or Nanna's best ever Bolognaise sauce.
Recipe to Riches takes much loved recipes from everyday Aussies and (hopefully) turns them into top-selling products on the shelves of Woolworths, one of the two major Australian supermarkets. The series gives viewers insight into a recipe's journey from the creator's kitchen to the branding, product launch and supermarket shelves.
Hosted by three 'experts': Carolyn Cresswell from Carman's Fine Foods, advertising guru David Nobay and chef Darren Robertson, who (together with Woolworths GM Lizzy Ryley) coach the contestants through a food battle. to see if their product can succeed on a supermarket shelf.
Recipe to Riches screens on the TEN network on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm.
Adam Liaw, winner of MasterChef series two, returns to our screens as host of the SBS series, Destination Flavour Japan. Having lived and worked in Japan for seven years, Liaw is the perfect presenter for this beautifully shot program that features the country that first fired his passion for food. From the frozen ponds of Hokkaido in the north to the southern multicultural island of Okinawa, viewers follow Liaw's one-on-one encounters with the obsessive primary producers, local food legends and master chefs; peppered with recipes that are achievable for the home cook. Watch a preview here and book your seats on the sofa now. Commencing on 19 September, the ten part series will screen on SBS on Thursday nights at 8.00pm.
Viewers have the opportunity to have a masterclass with culinary legend, Madhur Jaffrey, who returns to television for the first time in 17 years with a new series that sees her explore the British love affair with Indian cuisine. This 10-part series sees Ms Jaffrey travel around the UK, from London to Birmingham and Glasgow to Leicester, creating her very own food map and seeing first-hand how Indian food has been integrated into the British national way of life and why it's constantly voted as one of the nation's favourite foods. Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation kicks off on SBS on 22 August at 7.30pm.
In series one and two of Kitchen Cabinet, ABC political commentator Annabel Crabb, invaded the kitchens of Australian politicians in search of food and light psychoanalysis. This election year, she’s back for more, in a new prime-time home on ABC1. Each week Ms Crabb invites herself over to the home of a sitting Federal politician, offering dessert in exchange for a chat and dinner. Series three features Craig Emerson and Nick Xenophon, among others. Watch a preview here. Kitchen Cabinet screens on ABC 1 on Tuesday evenings at 8.00pm. It's interesting and delicious. Definitely worth viewing.
Join Shane Delia as he takes a break from Maha, his restaurant in Melbourne's CBD, to embark on an exotic Spice Journey that takes him to his homeland of Malta, and then on to Lebanon and ancient Persia. Delia's genuine enthusiasm for food and culture comes together in an aromatic blend of colour and taste in this brand new food and travel series in which he shares a gastronomic pilgrimage together with his cheeky personality and zest for life. Shane Delia's Spice Journey premieres on Thursday, 2 May at 7.30pm on SBS ONE.
In series three Matthew has moved on from Puggle Farm to greener (and bigger) pastures of Fat Pig Farm, where he continues to serve up a delicious feast from the paddock to the plate. Follow Matthew and his family, Sadie and Hedley, as they face the challenges of farm life all while discovering the culinary delights of home-grown produce.
Gourmet Farmer series 3 screens on SBS on Thursdays at 8.00pm from 14 March.
Internationally renowned chef, Yotam Ottolenghi features in Jerusalem On A Plate, which premieres on SBS ONE on Thursday, 21 February at 8.30pm, and also Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast which screens on Thursday, 28 February at 8.30 pm (4 episodes over 4 weeks).