Croydon-born cook and food writer Rachel Khoo demonstrates her imaginative flair for the cuisine in two new series on SBS – Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook Cosmopolitan Cook and Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook – London.
In the first series Kitchen Notebook – Cosmopolitan Cook Rachel is off on her travels and just a short plane hop from her London home Rachel uncovers a world of culinary inspiration. Immersing herself in different cultures and cuisines she records the special things she finds in her notebook and uses these gems of inspiration back in her London kitchen - cooking up a host of delicious new dishes for friends.
Take a journey with Rachel as she explores exotic locations of Istanbul, Princes’ Island, Stockholm, Swedish Archipelago, Barcelona, Costa Brava, Nice, Provence, Naples and the stunning Amalfi Coast.
Rachel’s second delightful series on SBS in 2015 is Kitchen Notebook – London which finds the acclaimed cook and food writer living back in the city where she was born and bred, getting re-acquainted with one of the world's most exciting capitals and its fantastic food.
The delightful ten part series commences on Thursdays at 7.30pm from 2 April 2015 on SBS ONE. Follow the conversation on Twitter #SBSfood
Acknowledging that the word has now taken on a distinctively negative connotation and that the peak of the contemporary hipster is actually behind us, this new six-part series Hipsters is a light-hearted look back at the cultural phenomenon that was.
Samuel Johnson sets off on an international odyssey that takes him from Melbourne to New York, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Detroit, Sydney, Tokyo and Shanghai meeting bloggers, trend forecasters, artists, photographers, graphic designers, musicians, tattoo artists, artisan bakers, baristas, bicycle couriers and rooftop gardeners.
The six part series of Poh & Co., hosted by the charming, warm and disarmingly honest cook and visual artist, Poh Ling Yeow, begins on Thursday, 2 April at 8pm on SBS ONE. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #PohandCo. Read my conversation with Poh Li here.
Gourmet Farmer’s much loved land lubbers Matthew Evans, Nick Haddow and Ross O’Meara take to the sea to discover Australia’s fascinating history and amazing bounty while having the time of their lives. The six part series premieres Thursday, 19 February at 7.30pm on SBS ONE.
Yotam Ottolenghi returns in an 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. The ten-part series two starts on Thursday, 25 September on SBS ONE. Stay tuned for updates and follow the conversation on Twitter #SBSfood
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.
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.
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.
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