Reality Tidbits – More MasterChef – Has It Been Milked To Death Yet?
Matt Moran says the chocolate dessert in the MasterChef Australia was dumbed down for the finale. Also he revealed he had not hired Justine because he would hate to have to sack her. Full story Courier Mail
Gary Mehigan tells why he teared up on Sunday night, and he also said the way the show was edited made it looked like the judges were showing Julie favouritism. Apparently Poh was also told her sorbet was grainy. Full story Courier Mail
Matt Preston is in Western Australia as he is writing a yarn for Delicious magazine on the food and wine that the area produces. I want his job. Source: WA Today.
The MasterChef winner Julie’s cookbook will be out in April 2010, which will time in nicely for publicity purposes with the start of the second series. But wait there is more there will be a MasterChef MasterClass book, released before Christmas, and Matt Preston will be releasing his cookbook Cravat-a-licious before the end of the year. And this is only Random House. Full story here.
Poh and Julie reveal to TV Tonight talk about the production of the show, and reveal the food was tasted cold, and sometimes there were long days. They also thought there was very little manipulation of personalities compared to other reality TV shows.
Apparently Julia and Chris Badenoch did not bother to watch the final as they were spotted at The Standard Hotel in Fitzroy on Sunday night according to the Herald Sun.
SMH gleefully have a dig at the Daily Telegraph about their wrong headline before the end of the MasterChef Australia finale saying Poh had won. Apparently the paper had gotten the quotes from Poh at a press conference on Friday where they were both had to pretend they were winners.
Also Crikey has even more scathing story on it.