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March 16, 2015

Poh & Co.

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Poh & Co. 2015


After making 3 series of Poh’s Kitchen for the ABC, runner-up of the inaugural series of MasterChef Australia, Poh Ling Yeow has found a new home at SBS. Her new 6-part series called Poh & Co. will premiere on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8pm on SBS ONE.
In this unique series, Poh shares her chaotic life by giving us a glimpse of her fascinating world of business pursuits, artistic dreams and fun adventures with family and friends. Also watch out for appearances by her pal and cooking confidant Andre Ursini, another MasterChef Australia alumni from season one who now runs his own Andre’s Cucina & Polenta Bar in Adelaide and one of the most successful contestants to ever come out of MasterChef Australia in terms of actually working in the food industry.

MasterChef Poh gets back to reality
Why ordinary is about to be the new black – scroll down to the second half of the article

Recipes:
Thursday, April 2, 2015 – Episode 1: The garden
LOL, 9 recipes from episode 1, how are they going to fit so many recipes in half an hour?

Moist chocolate and brown sugar loaf
Focaccia (Andre Ursini)
Caponata (Andre Ursini)
Wood-fired chicken with white wine and oregano (Andre Ursini)
Dark hokkien noodles
Apple turnovers
Nasi lemak (Poh’s mum & great aunty Kim)
Sambal belachan (Poh’s mum & great aunty Kim)
Extra: Flourless hazelnut and chocolate fudge cookies

Thursday, April 9, 2015 – Episode 2: Small business

American Southern-style carrot cake
Orange-glazed madeleines (Sarah Rich)
Purple sweet potato and kale pastries (Sarah Rich)
Chocolate milly filly
Bagna cauda
Cabbage rolls (Rose Agostino)
Zippoli (Rose Agostino)
Totally Unicorn beetroot cake

I’ve never had Pizza Fritta before, but a quick search online revealed this Fried Pizza recipe, and the pizza dough recipe from Jamie Oliver.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Episode 3: Family

Savoury zong (sticky rice cake) (Poh’s mum, Christina Yeow)
Sweet Nyonya zong (sticky rice cake) (Poh’s mum, Christina Yeow)
Ginger tea
Red polenta with goat ragú (Andre Ursini)
Char hoon (Poh’s mum & Great Aunty Kim)
Hainanese chicken rice
Mama’s rice bowl steamed sponge
Extra: Sweet mung bean soup (Poh’s mum, Christina Yeow) *

Sweet Mung Bean Porridge (Lek Tau Suan)

Sweet Mung Bean Porridge (Lek Tau Suan)


* Interesting they are giving the Vietnamese version of this popular old-fashioned Chinese syrupy snack known as Lek Tau Suan (original Chinese version is without coconut milk), I haven’t made it for a long time, now craving for it which is always served with Chinese cruellers (fried Chinese breadsticks). Got to look for the cruellers this weekend, LOL.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – Episode 4: Community

Corn fritters
River mint soil and homemade haloumi (Kane Pollard)
Chinese pork and cabbage dumplings
Kunyit (turmeric) fried chicken
Blueberry pancakes and spiced orange syrup
Sour cherry clafoutis

Thursday, April 30, 2015 – Episode 5: Love… and pizza!

Mauro’s perfect pizza dough (Mauro Gulli)
Vietnamese pork balls with rice vermicelli and pickles
Malaysian chicken satay with homemade peanut sauce
Banana spring rolls with butterscotch sauce
Extra: Star of Greece salt and pepper squid (Shawn Peddle)
Extra: Red bean, coconut and grass jelly dessert drink
Extra: Chocolate hazelnut passionfruit tarts

Thursday, May 7, 2015 – Episode 6: Celebration (Final Episode)

Praline custard biscuits (Sarah Rich’s recipe)
Tuna rice
Curry puffs
Gnocchi with fresh tomato and basil sauce
Chocolate pots

Former MasterChef contestant Poh reveals her foodie secrets



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12 Comments »

  1. Loves the show, wish it didn’t have to end…

    Comment by lena — May 7, 2015 @ 10:08 pm | Reply

  2. Yaaayyy… Season 2 Poh & Co!!! I have been enjoying the repeats of Poh & Co., and Poh’s Kitchen very much. I can’t watch it on time, so I record them, and rewind them again and again when i have time.
    In Poh’s Kitchen, there was 1 dish your Mum made, it’s a thin (look sweet) bbq pork, do you mind if i ask for the recipe? Thanks a lot Poh xx

    Comment by Lena — February 27, 2016 @ 2:46 pm | Reply

  3. Hi Poh,

    I would like to thank you for the dog treat recipe. My dogs love it. Will visit you at Central Markets next time I’m in Adelaide. Love your show on SBS.

    Comment by Vijay Naiker — July 3, 2016 @ 7:59 pm | Reply

  4. Love your show. . .would love to know where did you get your crocodile salt pig??

    Comment by Dianne Burgoyne — July 26, 2016 @ 7:19 pm | Reply

  5. Love your receipts Poh!

    Comment by Jenny Quach — May 29, 2017 @ 10:04 am | Reply

  6. Just discovered you on Netflix. Love Love Love the show,,Poh , you are great, the camera loves you
    I am also a artist, cook, & big dog lover. Love your pups. Any CD’s of your episodes? Nancy ,
    RPV, Ca.

    Comment by Nancy Kane — March 6, 2018 @ 7:31 am | Reply

    • You’ve commented on my blog about cooking shows on Australian TV, so I’ve nothing to do with the show. However you can contact Poh on her instagram account at –
      https://www.instagram.com/pohlingyeow/?hl=en

      I don’t know if you are aware that Poh was the runner up of MasterChef Australia in 2009 (Season 1), which kick started her cooking career, so you may want to check out the first season of MasterChef Australia if you haven’t already 🙂

      Comment by SeaDragon — March 6, 2018 @ 3:43 pm | Reply

    • I also am interested in CDs of the show….I keep re-watching the episodes on Netflix. Thank you

      Comment by Delma DeHoyos — August 6, 2018 @ 1:44 am | Reply

  7. Will there be a season 3 of Poh & Co.?

    Comment by Delma DeHoyos — July 21, 2018 @ 4:11 am | Reply

    • Don’t know, maybe she’s too busy running her cafe. Maybe in the future, but SBS has not hinted a season 3 for this year either. She however did appear as a guest on this year’s season 10 of MasterChef Australia for one episode.

      Comment by SeaDragon — July 21, 2018 @ 6:42 am | Reply

      • Thank you; I really enjoyed the Poh &Co series. I really like her “kitchen pond” shown in an episode in season 2….I’m still searching for one.

        Comment by Delma DeHoyos — August 2, 2018 @ 1:09 pm | Reply


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