Branded entertainment show New Idea Test Kitchen will air for six weeks on 7TWO beginning Sunday 20th November at 6.30pm, hosted by Damien Leith.
Host Damien Leith teams up with the New Idea Test Kitchen experts to bring you inspirational recipes, seasonal food selection, easy tips from cooking professionals and brilliant ideas to help out with Christmas and summer entertaining.
Each week, New Idea Food Director, Barbara Northwood makes light work of Christmas classics with her weekly Masterclass recipe demonstrations, for dishes including Christmas Fruit Cake, Roast Turkey, Spiced Apricot-Glazed Ham and Rocky Road.
Food Editor Pamela Jones explains how to make the stand-out recipes from each week’s issue of New Idea in the lead-up to Christmas, such as Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti, and answers tricky kitchen questions from readers.
Damien, Barbara and Pam are joined each week by Home Economist and Market Watcher, Elle Vernon, who reports on the best fresh seasonal produce from the markets; and Kitchen Gadget guru, Glenn Wheeler, gives viewers the lowdown on the best kitchen tools available in stores.
Every Sunday, the team will also be joined by celebrity foodies, including Sunrise’s Natalie Barr, model Rachael Finch, My Kitchen Rules’ Sammy and Bella, and Dancing With the Stars’ Adam and Jade Brand, who each take turns whipping up their favourite summer dishes.