About

Adam Liaw
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Adam Liaw is a cook, TV presenter and writer based in Sydney, Australia. The winner of MasterChef Australia’s hugely popular second season, Adam’s triumph on the show still remains the #1 most watched non-sporting event in Australian television history.

Adam was born in Malaysia before moving to Australia at a young age. He has lived and worked around the world including Australia, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, India and most recently a 7-year stint in Tokyo, Japan.

Adam currently hosts the primetime food and travel program Destination Flavour on Australia’s SBS network, and he is the author of the two cookbooks – Asian After Work and Two Asian Kitchens. He writes a regular column for The Wall Street Journal’s Scene Asia and contributes regularly to Australian newspapers and magazines.

Adam is a qualified lawyer and is currently UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Nutrition.