Started as an online cookbook where professional Chefs share their favorite recipes, Chef's Pencil has become a valuable resource for professional chef recipes, professional cooking advice, and news from the culinary industry. Chef's Pencil was started by Sydney-based Chef Paul Hegeman. In addition to recipes, our featured Chefs also share culinary techniques, advice on cooking materials, and lots of tips for home cooks.
Tried and Tested Chef Recipes
Chef's Pencil only features recipes from professional Chefs and so all our recipes are tried and tested. Take a look at our most popular recipes or check out the latest dishes we’ve added to the site. View all
Meet Our Chefs
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