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My Kitchen Rules – Bondi Boys Cooked Pete Evans Fantasy Menu

Luke and Scott must have been stalking judge Pete Evans around Bondi Beach cafes last year,  to find out what type of food he orders as the well known health nut, Evan’s,  must have had a culinary boner (yes it is a technical term) when he read the menu of the boys instant restaurant.

The boys had more super foods on their menu then product placement on The Block.

The menu was Zesty Prawn Salad, main was Twice Cooked Spatchcock with Coconut Kale Salad and faro, and dessert was Spelt, Berry and Macaroon Tart.

Pete Evans thought they may have been using superfood for the sake of using them, well he had to say something negative about it. When Pete was talking about the tart he mentioned that coconut was a super food. Fabulous so that means Cherry Ripes are go. This health food thing is not so difficult after all. It was good to see the super food white wine being used as well

Luke and Scott are very much pushing the healthy lifestyle schtick in fact Luke gave stern lectures to camera about the fats in avocado which did give the viewer a break from the usual bitching from some of the other contestants.

The bitching was going in circles with Candice and Lisa  bitching about everything and Joanna from SA bitching about them. Again the mother and daughter pair were in matching outfits, which is amazing they found so many similar outfits for the show. I still suspect they were told to dress that way.

Also it was a wonder they did not bitch about the cheap looking door bell on a multi-million dollar house where the boys were cooking!

There were no issues for the boys in prep time though I noted they did not get their fresh fruit and vegetables from Coles! However they did make up for it by using Campbells Stock when making their faro.

Their first course was prepped well in advance left in the fridge, which made me hope they brought it up to room temperature before serving. Scott who doesn’t eat squid, octopus and cuttlefish for moral reasons doesn’t appear to have a problem with prawns. They also made an chilli lime aoili but what was surprising was half way through the so called personal trainers had to swap the mixing role as Scott was tuckered out.

Also it was no surprise they served the entree on wooden boards which was the big trend in 2012.

The entree was thought to be delicious and even Dan from Queensland who is suspicious of healthy food thought it was fabulous. Candice declared that she too is a health nut and does not cook with butter and oil. Later on she said she was a perfectionist, a healthy self esteem is a good thing but she has it on turbo.

Jenna who finds the boys “inspirating” confessed to a love of dessert so much she wept.

After a perfect start the boys did have a hiccup in the kitchen when they burnt the Kale and Coconut Salad which was disappointing as I would have been interested to know what it tasted like as it did seem a clever way of cooking kale. Also they overcooked the spatchcock and their faro coagulated. Lisa bitching was right this time when she said the kale salad was in fact a garnish.

Her snarking continued saying the Spelt, Berry, and Macaroon Tart was easy to do but as Dan pointed out if it was so easy why didn’t she do it and if she had she would not be bottom of the table.

Again the boys plated the dessert on wooden boards, in fact the ones the prawns were served on so hope they were washed well. No one thought the flat boards were impractical, but it meant instead of pouring the creme anglais, the tart had to be dunked in it.

However Pete thought the dessert was exciting to eat, clearly those super foods in the earlier courses were going to his brain. However Lisa complained there was too much fibre in the meal, quite frankly she could do with a good dose.

For the first time ever the meals got four perfect tens for the judges for their entrees and dessert, however for main with Manu only  a four, and Pete a five.

Even Candice and Lisa scored the meal an eight, however Lisa wanted to give a seven due to the miniscule bit of prawn shell she had found in her entree. All other teams gave them eight except for a generous Qld team who gave them a nine.

They scored a total of 90 points which shoots them to the top of the score board and is one of the highest scores ever given for an instant restaurant, only Rocco and Nic from last year scored higher.

It was great to finally see some good cooking on the show instead of bitching, and showed the boys were not just a well honed six pack but are a force in the competition.

My Kitchen Rules on SEVEN, Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm.


1 brain dead dave { 02.14.13 at 3:50 pm }

I just saw Black Caviar on TV and she looks great. Go ,baby,go.

Will be a thrill to see her again on Saturday.

2 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 3:52 pm }

The Horse Food Council (UK division) should sign up Jamie Oliver. That barrow boy can sell ice to the eskimos.

3 Bolders { 02.14.13 at 4:12 pm }

He is good MSW @51. I like his turn on MC last year.

4 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 4:39 pm }

Suziekue, rubber thongs under my bed yes, beach sand between the sheets, yes but not the sandwhich.

5 Suziekue { 02.14.13 at 4:45 pm }

Ahhh Daisy, a couple of rubbers under the bed, couple o ciggies for afters – yep for that I’d make the sangers. Ooopsy ….. :”>

6 Georgie { 02.14.13 at 4:46 pm }

Interesting that NSW are represented by the worst and the best teams this series.

The Brutey Queens are getting a bad edit like the Space Girls. All that sneering and snarking and snapping and smirking is probably happening at some time other than where it’s spliced into the footage. Poor little femmes fatale.

7 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 4:51 pm }

Suzie hahahahahahahahahahaha!
Not sure about letting you make the sangers tho’.
See Wes.

8 nanaliz { 02.14.13 at 5:00 pm }

I felt as though the wicket witches were a bit subdued last night. Either editing or someone upped them about behavior. Although ads look like they were saving it up for tonight and Monday.

9 Suziekue { 02.14.13 at 5:07 pm }

Lol @ Daisy!!! You little cross poster you!!! Well you could make the chicken sangers and we could share 😉

10 Littlepetal { 02.14.13 at 5:30 pm }

WA mum still say something like I can do that in tonight episode. LOL

11 A.P { 02.14.13 at 5:38 pm }

Couple from tonight are featured in our local paper today, they haven’t given anything away except to say that they had no idea that it would be shown on Valentine’s Day.
Surely they can’t do any worse than the Witches of Westwick?
But then again………. you never know.

12 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 5:44 pm }

Suzie, the sangers or the boys? Cause my favourite’s tall blondie.

Forget the chicken. We’d be eating spatchcock.

13 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 5:55 pm }

Comments 54-62
I find the objectivization of fellow men offensive!

(Ha ha … nah)

14 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 6:03 pm }

Muststop I know. Ooooowahhh! MKR uplate.

We’re just a couple of macaroon tarts.

15 brain dead dave { 02.14.13 at 6:04 pm }

From what I’ve seen, Sausages Inc.start blueing in the kitchen tonight. Mrs Sausage asks Mr Sausage to stop sledging her. He’s obviously not all ears about it.

I ‘d hoped for something a little more inspirating on Valentine’s Day…like him producing the sausage and giving it to her on the kitchen bench, with plenty of mayonnaise.

16 Dr T { 02.14.13 at 6:09 pm }

Hey bdd @ 51… I reckon MCP should do Black Cavair lasange… that’d be a 3 Michelen star dish

17 brain dead dave { 02.14.13 at 6:16 pm }

I hear you Dr T.

“Service! Horse d’ouvres , Horse d’ouvres, Horse d’ouvres , Horse d’ouvres!”

18 Reality Raver { 02.14.13 at 6:24 pm }

Mrs T – that is hilarious if Dr T had been your hubby and you had not known he was commenting on the blog it might have been a bit like that Barry Manilow song “If you like pina coladas…” sorry don’t know the title of it.

Dr T -Agree I would like a second series of Masterchef The Professionals. They are two different shows even if they are about cooking you can watch then back to back which I do and both are entertaining in their own way.

Daisy and Susiekue – the bondi boys are not my type at all. Not into the gym junkies.

19 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 6:30 pm }

Emma don’t like ’em pumped up.
But I do like a lean surfer bod.

Don’t worry Emma, I wouldn’t know what to do with them.

Mrs and DocT. It would be like “You’ve got mail”.

20 Reality Raver { 02.14.13 at 6:33 pm }

Daisy – If you had to I am sure you would cope. He is on twitter at @bondipt but beware he tweets about coconut water. Is that one way of getting on Pete Evan’s good side.

21 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 6:41 pm }

RR Your’e killing me. Ha ha!

Once upon a time maybe.

I’ll drag the string bikinis out and see if they still fit.

22 Gabby { 02.14.13 at 7:18 pm }

Daisy, I would love to see you in your string bikini!

23 Isabel { 02.14.13 at 7:21 pm }

Daisy, I reckon the tall blond bats for the other side:-)

24 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 7:21 pm }

They’ve been in mothballs for thirty years.

25 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 7:27 pm }

Awwwh, Isabel. Damn. I thought my chances were good.

Has anyone noticed he looks a bit likes Fryzee/Fitzy?
I never thought about him looking gay. I was just thinking he had one of those faces that didn’t look too bright.
He seems a nice goofy guy.

26 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 7:49 pm }

Hervey Bay couple are heart attacks waiting to happen.

27 Littlepetal { 02.14.13 at 7:51 pm }

Dr T, you are on stand by

28 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 8:07 pm }

How come everyone knows instinctively that the optimal confit oil temperature is 60 degrees C?

29 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 8:16 pm }

Leave Jenna alone!!!

30 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 8:22 pm }

I’d love to give Jenna a make under.

You wouldn’t recognise her.

31 annajjj { 02.14.13 at 8:30 pm }

Did I hear right? Did Jenna just say she was hoping for a cornell of icecream?

32 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 8:36 pm }

Sausage fingers picking through icecream prior to serving. Blluurrggghhhh.

33 annajjj { 02.14.13 at 8:42 pm }

Sausage fingers on everything

34 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 8:44 pm }

Daisy at 80.
I would recognise her level 1 soul.

35 Bolders { 02.14.13 at 8:46 pm }

Yep Annajjj – she said Cornell but she could’ve meant Colonel.

36 Golo i Wesolo { 02.14.13 at 9:07 pm }

BDD, how can a human being (is that a fair description of you?) get that excited about seeing a horse? Is there a unfulfilled fantasy here?

37 Muststopwatching { 02.14.13 at 9:24 pm }

Poster at 86 = Speciesist

38 brain dead dave { 02.14.13 at 9:53 pm }

Sure it’s fair description of me, Trollo.

I wouldn’t expect a gay hating ,racist piece of garbage like you to know shit from clay about it.

I’ll add history to the list of things you are ignorant of.

39 A.P { 02.14.13 at 10:03 pm }

Not great publicity for Scotty the butcher. I’m happy the way my town was shown and so exciting to see MY Coles where I shop every week!
Its only about a five minute drive from where they live so no dramas with travelling for hours to shop.
Not my type of food either and I also don’t like fingers in the ice cream or fatty looking bacon.
Still, they beat the witches of Westwick which is the main thing.

40 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 10:53 pm }

Been watching the prep. I feel sick. Their stomachs are going to feel like lead. They’ve just poured the cola on the bacon.
Cookie dough in the ice-cream. Yuk, yuk and yuk. Only 10 minutes in and I have just put on 10kg from watching.
AP watching ver carefully for you.
Yes, really bad publicity for the butcher.

Little Petal did you see Kung Fu Kitchen on SBS today?
I love roti chennai. It’s Malaysian. Do you know anywhere in Singapore where I can get it?

41 Golo i Wesolo { 02.14.13 at 10:56 pm }

BDD, maybe you are ignorant of the fact that horse racing is one of the most corrupt ‘sports’. What’s there to enjoy? And why mention Black Caviar in a discussion about MKR? Are you losing the plot?

42 Littlepetal { 02.14.13 at 11:01 pm }

Daisy, miss Kung Fu Kitchen. Will try to watch it online. In Singapore, Roti Canai is known as Roti Pratha. Of course there are some famous ones but you have to travel miles to taste those.
You still can find good ones in food court. Food courts are everywhere. Most shopping will have one.

43 Littlepetal { 02.14.13 at 11:07 pm }

Daisy, I meant to say most shopping malls will have stalls that sell zRoti Pratha/Canai.

44 Littlepetal { 02.14.13 at 11:07 pm }

Daisy, I meant to say most shopping malls will have stalls that sell Roti Pratha/Canai.

45 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 11:09 pm }

Terima kasih, Petal.

46 Suziekue { 02.14.13 at 11:14 pm }

Can someone tell the Cupcake “I work in an upmarket patisserie” Queen, that cutesy pie coquettishness might look endearing in a teensy 4 year old girl, but just looks plain silly on a 20 something.

@ RR – those Bondi boys might be gym junkies, but they could junk my gym anytime they like. Particularly if, as Daisy says @62 *points to Daisy*, they served up spatchcocks.

@ Isobel #73 *sticks fingers in ears* lalalalalalalalala

47 Daisy { 02.14.13 at 11:14 pm }

OMG Kim from Fountain Lakes and her powers. Now that’s annoying and hillarious. Suffer diners.