Step aside Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver. The food world has a new rivalry – Chin Vs Beer – a food feud like no other. Tensions will rise ahead of Monday night’s kitchen show down between Lee Lin Chin and Maggie Beer in a special broadcast of Lee Linguine: It’s Chinner Time at 7:30pm on The Feed on SBS 2.
SBS continues to lead the way in commissioning with two deliciously tasty, brand new food series to captivate and delight on one big night. Shane Delia’s Spice Journey Turkey and Adam Liaw’s Destination Flavour Down Under, will premiere on 31 July to heat up the winter season of mouth-watering Thursday night food offerings only on SBS ONE.
Following on from the first season, Yotam Ottolenghi returns in this all new series of Mediterranean Feasts, exploring the unique foods, flavours and culinary traditions of the Mediterranean Islands. Each episode features a different 'dream-holiday' destination from Corsica to Mallorca and from Sardina to Crete. All destinations showcase amazing, envy-inducing island scenery with turquoise waters, blue skies, mountain farms, seaside towns, local markets, olive groves and winding roads.
On his latest overseas adventure, Luke Nguyen's France, which begins on Thursday, 24 April at 7:30pm on SBS ONE, celebrated chef Luke Nguyen ventures out of Asia and into France — the culinary wonderland that shaped both his ancestral home, Vietnam, and the lives of so many in his family. Viewers experience a whole new world of French Vietnamese fusion food, as Luke travels across France creating dishes that boast the richness of Gallic tradition with a fresh, modern Asian twist.
Australia’s much-loved food personality, Lyndey Milan, returns to television in March with a series close to her heart. Lyndey, who was recently awarded an OAM for services to the Australian food and wine industry, is once again on the hunt for the best food, wine and fun on offer – this time in her own backyard.
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.