Take a dining adventure with chef Michael Van de Elzen as he visits everyday homes to discover their delicious family recipes.
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New Series: Chef Michael Van de Elzen visits an everyday home cook and learns about their family recipe before dining with their kin.
Michael learns how to make a beloved family pasta sauce with Ingrid and Vanessa Opera, before inviting them back to his restaurant to help cook his gourmet version of the sauce for their family.
Michael learns how to make a Hereford roast beef the traditional way with Alex Holms in Waimahaka, before inviting him to his restaurant for his non-traditional, Auckland take on a country favourite.
Michael learns how to make Cam Vernon's favourite dish chicken stuffed with camembert and wrapped in bacon, served on pasta with mushroom sauce.
Michael learns how to make Jon Ginnens famous-in-Kingsland pineapple pie, and then invites Jon to his restaurant to push the boundaries.
Michael learns how to make the Lamb family traditional Hainanese chicken and rice, and then invites both mum June and daughter Liz to his restaurant to help make his modern version.
Michael learns how to make Marys famous lamb neck casserole and then asks Mary to his restaurant for a four-course degustation menu.
Series Final: Michael learns how to make Ganesh Rajs dhal with fried fish, and then throws a cocktail party at the restaurant serving canaps based on Ganeshs family dish.