Peter Kuruvita's Coastal Kitchen


Season 2 Episode 1

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Peter begins his journey by exploring what the Margaret River is famous for. With its Mediterranean climate, the region is bursting with food favourites - wine, cheese and olives - all of which inspire Peter to create some truly glorious dishes.

Season 1 Episode 6

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The final episode in the series looks to the future of farming and shows the way the food community in Noosa is leading the way. Peter meets the Queen Bee whose adopt-a-beehive program is helping solve the declining bee epidemic, a school with a kitchen garden and the king of permaculture who shows Peter what it takes to become self-sufficient.

Season 1 Episode 5

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In Sri Lanka, Peter learnt the ancient art of using ayurvedic herbs and spices in cooking for both flavour and health. In this episode, Peter explores local food being produced with medicinal properties and creates delicious recipes to create at home using ingredients such as ginger, turmeric, millet and camel milk.

Season 1 Episode 4

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Peter Kuruvita mingles with a community of passionate local producers showcasing some of the finest and freshest produce in the region and visits some well-known and loved faces of the Sunshine Coast before cooking up some fresh Mooloolaba prawns at Marcoola markets.

Season 1 Episode 3

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The Sunshine Coast is home to an amazing array of indigenous flora and fauna, which is being celebrated by local growers and chefs. Peter heads out to discover the secrets of bush tucker and creates dishes inspired by native ingredients.

Season 1 Episode 2

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Having grown up in Sri Lanka, seafood is Peter's lifelong passion so it's no surprise that he feels right at home in the Sunshine Coast, which boasts some of Australia's best seafood. Peter showcases the amazing local seafood available right on his doorstep, from Mooloolaba prawns and spanner crabs to coral trout and fresh squid, sharing the recipes to some of his signature dishes.

Season 1 Episode 1

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Having bid farewell to city life and moved to the tropical seaside town of Noosa, chef and restaurateur Peter Kuruvita heads out to meet the community of passionate producers to discover more about the fresh local produce that has made this region one of the most exciting new foodie destinations in Australia. Since moving to the Sunshine Coast, Peter and his family haven't looked back. Peter begins his journey by visiting family-owned and run farms in the Sunshine Coast before transforming thei...
Episodes 2016

Smoked ocean trout with Asian salad and nam jim

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"I first made this in Mexico, using river trout, but Tasmanian Petuna ocean trout takes it to another level. The richness of the fish and the delicate flakes it breaks into makes this stunning. Add to this some beetle leaves and lots of beautiful aromatic salad ingredients and you have a very tasty snack or canapé. Nahm jim is also so fresh and spicy that it just makes sense to use this beautiful Thai dressing here. So from Mexico to Thailand and then back to OZ." Peter Kuruvita, Peter Kuruvita...

Soto ayam chicken noodle soup with turmeric

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"This chicken noodle soup has to be Indonesia’s favourite soups, especially amongst the kids. This recipe is inspired by all of the incredible organic produce I came across on this trip." Peter Kuruvita, Peter Kuruvita's Coastal Kitchen

Blackened mackerel with lemon myrtle and finger lime

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"The spice mix on this fish has been used for centuries in Sri Lanka and it is earth and spicy. Known in Sri Lanka as Ambul Thial, I now serve it in my restaurants as a modern Sri Lankan dish but I couldn’t resist the challenge to introduce some wonderful Indigenous Australian flavours into this dish. The result was two ancient cultures blending harmoniously through food." Peter Kuruvita, Peter Kuruvita's Coastal Kitchen