Airdate: Poh’s Kitchen Lends a Hand
Poh Ling Yeow returns to ABC1 next week with a new cooking series that sees her using food to help those less fortunate.
Poh Ling Yeow returns to ABC1 next week with a new cooking series that sees her using food to help those less fortunate, travelling from Australia to Cambodia.
Previously in Poh’s Kitchen, Poh Ling Yeow has enjoyed fame and acclaim cooking with some of Australia’s top chefs and exploring the finest gourmet produce. In her third series Poh brings a compelling and emotion-packed new twist to her culinary journey.
Viewers will be captivated as they see Poh like never before. Out of her comfort zone, she’ll pull up her sleeves and lend a hand to people who are using cooking to help heal, inspire and change lives.
Through incredible human stories and dedicated individuals, Poh comes face to face with dramatic cooking challenges that are a million miles from anything she’s ever done. Travelling both home and abroad her eyes are thrown wide open as she sees for herself how food can help get people’s lives back on track.
In the first episode Poh joins a community program called STREAT, which is giving Melbourne’s homeless youth a chance to come in from the edge of society. By receiving training in street cafés these inspiring young adults are finding their feet and their dignity in life.
Poh will also be creating food for the homeless in her hometown, helping a team of cooks with disability face up to their biggest ever test, visiting a Victorian town where food is helping to heal after devastating bushfires and being a camp cook for troubled teens on an outback adventure. The series concludes with a dramatic and life changing trip to the slums of Cambodia.
Poh’s Kitchen Lends a Hand 8pm Tuesday September 11 on ABC1.