About the Show
Come Dine with Me lands in Australia where a group of total strangers compete to be the ultimate dinner party host
Series 2 Summary
A new series of the competitive culinary show down under.
The second series begins with working mum Helen Contzonis and her Arabian-themed dinner party.
Ex-Royal Marine Ray Harris is used to high pressure situations, but now it's his turn to host he's dripping in sweat. His all-British menu features scallops and black pudding towers.
It's dream analyst Joan Hangar's turn to host. Can she pull out a good score, or is that just a pipe dream?
Firefighter Paula Blanning is the latest to host down under - and her pork and crackling main and her dessert of miniature rosewater pavlovas go down a treat.
It's the final night down under and 18-year-old student Taylor Auerbach plans a retro 50s rock 'n' roll theme for his guests.
Sports mad Jesse McLaren is the first to host with a menu including risotto and cake with icing.
Host Sharon Vanderzee calls herself a 'yummy scrummy mummy', but the yumminess of her food is questioned at dinner time.
Host Kyoko Tsujimura divides the group when she puts on a traditional Japanese menu.
Confident adman David Whiteside cooks up a fine dining menu at his designer home.
Italy-loving Jane is last to host, with an Italian-themed night that includes her latest Versace dress.
Dominic Lawrenson kicks off a week of dinner parties in Australia with an all-Indian menu for a group of diners who include an online dominatrix.
Michelle Baracolough serves up a medieval feast in full medieval garb. Later, she puts on an historical re-enactment in which her husband is swiped in the neck with a sword.
Trainee personal stylist Yolanda Evagelistis serves a big fat Greek feast down under.
Tom Dougall hires a caricaturist to sketch his guests, in an evening featuring rib-eye steak and shop-bought apple strudel.
On the final night, marriage celebrant Deb Campbell serves restaurant-quality food that's so tasty one of her guests has an overwhelming urge to lick her plate clean.
Competitive rock chick Megan Whiley kicks off the week of dinner parties down under with an all-Asian menu.
Party loving host David Davis takes a devil-may-care approach in the kitchen and has a towering transvestite named Sheila Blige welcome the guests to his home.
Karen Dunham's night gets off to a bad start when bad-boy guest Mark throws her hors d'oeuvres off the balcony. Later, her dessert melts before it reaches the table.
Giggly host Kate Downie thinks she's on to a winner by hiring animal costumes for each guest, but Megan refuses to wear her bumblebee outfit.
Final host Mark Alexander tries to pull the wool over his guests' eyes, passing off store bought food as homemade. But his little white lies start to mount up.