CWA legend and grandmother Merle Parrish reveals some of her baking secrets when her entire extended family gathers at her home in Cudal, NSW, for an afternoon tea of Anzac biscuits and pavlova. With a long-time love of competition baking and countless awards to show off, as well as numerous cookbooks under her belt, Merle is the undisputed queen of home cooking. Merle shares the origins of her love of cooking, plus some handy time-tested tips as well as the love she has for large family in this heart-warming story. Heading to Sydney, culinary genius and the gentleman of Australian fine dining, Peter Gilmore shares a Sunday night favourite recipe, Korean chicken soup. Peter shares the secrets for the perfect balance of flavours that makes simple cooking a flavour sensation. Normally media shy, Peter opens his home and his kitchen to share his love of gardening and sourcing unique ingredients for his iconic restaurants Quay and Bennelong. As the legend behind two of the country’s top restaurants, Peter shares the philosophy behind the restaurants and what it’s like to cook in one of the nation’s most iconic buildings, the Sydney Opera House. From his early days of cooking to his countless awards and accolades, Peter passes on some of his food knowledge and food philosophy before sitting down to this heart-warming dish with his wife.