Welcome to Culture in the Kitchen!

Cook along with our chefs showcasing cuisine from all over the world.

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While you cook your own version of the featured recipes at home, hear the personal stories of our chefs and how they came to call Queensland home. Learn about the cultural significance and stories behind the recipes they’re preparing.

We have five Culture in the Kitchen events premiering on YouTube and Facebook throughout REIMAGINE!

  • Persian Kitchen Catering cooking a backyard BBQ with Queensland’s Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Stirling Hinchliffe
  • Elfaz cooks Ethiopian cuisine at the Yeronga Community Centre
  • A traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with Arhibu restaurant
  • Making Mirza Qasemi with Zeitoon Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • Armenian cuisine with Tania

With thanks to JMC Academy for filming the Culture in the Kitchen series!


Culture in the Kitchen is proudly supported by Queensland Council of Unions

Qld Council Of Unions

Culture in the Kitchen with SBS

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Food is not just fuel, it’s our common language. It’s love, family, home, emotion, tradition, and health.

SBS Food is your 24/7 hub for all things food.
Search over 10,000 recipes from 100 cuisines, plus step-by-step cooking videos online.

To celebrate REIMAGINE, from 1 November, SBS Food is featuring complementary recipes from Persian, Afghan, Ethiopian and Syrian cuisines. Find out more

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