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Melbourne Peeps – Want To In The Audience For Aaron Harvie’s New Cooking Show

Aaron Harvie is filming his new cooking show Love To Share for Network TEN in Melbourne tomorrow and Friday.

Not sure when it is premiering on TEN.

If you want to be in the audience here are the details:

Love to Share is a fabulous new cooking show, hosted by ex Masterchef contestant Aaron Harvie and featuring great chefs, celebrity guests and fabulous foodie stories.
Audience is required at Raw Materials, 148 Cowper st, Footscray this week
Thursday 3pm-5.30pm
Friday 9.30am -12.00pm OR 12.30pm – 3.00pm
You will share in a brand new cooking show format and get to sample some great food and wine!  Please email msnataliekaplan@gmail.com and let me know which session you are able to attend and how many seats are required.

August 22, 2012   8 Comments

Masterchef Australia – Aaron Harvie And Wife Natalie Getting Wedding Tattoos

Harvie (Photo Credit: Oceanic Media Group)

The Daily Telegraph papped Masterchef Australia contestant Aaron Harvie and his new wife Natalie getting matching tattoos. They had September 18 etched onto their wrists.

Aaron will be cooking each Tuesday at The Vanguard, for more details go to his blog Food That Rocks for more details.

In other Masterchef Australia news, Courtney Roulston has been doing some work for Cockle Bay with an online reality show called Signature Dish, this is different from the show of the same name on Lifestyle.

The show highlights the signature dishes from the restaurants on Cockle Bay. You can see them on www.cocklebaywharf.com.au. (Source: Southern Courier)

October 9, 2010   2 Comments

Reality Tidbits – more Masterchef

How can we miss Masterchef if it really won’t go away?  Another week goes by and our season two contestants keep themselves in, at least, our peripheral vision.

Matt Preston alerted the Twitterverse to this story, about Callum’s dream of having his own show, asking whether people would watch it.  Would you?  I’d watch it once, and – to be honest – would be hoping for it to be more Julie Goodwin than Poh, as it would make for a more entertaining blog post!

I fear that Callum has no real understanding of the television world, even after his months of immersion.  “It [hanging out with Poh] made me jealous because her job is so fun – it’s MasterChef without the pressure of being eliminated.” They might not call it “elimination”, but networks do have other ways of making unsuccessful shows disappear.

Adam Liaw has been busy blogging, and posted a fabulous piece about the chefs he met on the show.  I hope Claire is taking note of the comment about Shaun Presland: “Your food is defined by your passion, not your ethnicity.”  It’s a really fun post, with some interesting insights and genuine laugh-out-loud moments.

Aaron Harvie has taken to social media like a duck to water, and has been dropping hints of an upcoming project with Matthew Caldicott.  He was also spending time yesterday with “some of the MC boys”.

For those of you with pay TV, the real Masterchef is starting on Monday.  Some of you hardcore fans might have already found ways to see this series (I’m guessing it’s the one from earlier this year), but if you haven’t it is definitely worth checking out. It’s on Lifestyle Food at 7.30.

Finally, if you are still jonesing for a reality TV cooking fix, check out The Restaurant on BBC Knowledge, Thursdays at 7.30. You might be able to catch the opening episode again on repeat during the week – I watched it and was instantly hooked (shameless plug for my recap here).

August 14, 2010   10 Comments

Masterchef Australia – Marion To Be The Biggest Winner Yet From The Show?

Marion Grasby looks like she did not need to win Masterchef Australia to ensure she will be the big winner from both seasons of this show. She is set to make wads of cash in post masterchef deals.

In an article in the Sunday Telegraph it states:

  • Marion will be releasing a range of cooking sauces, including a satay sauce, for Coles, and yes her face will be on the label;
  • She will be a columnist for Masterchef Magazine;
  • And she has been approached to write a series of cookbooks.

Her agent Lisa Sullivan has also said they have had many inquires from publishing deals to appearances for Marion.

Adriano Zumbo als backs her in saying “For me, she was the only one there who had that natural talent. She’s just got that vibe about her.”

In other Masterchef contestant’s who want to release a sauce range news, apparently Aaron Harvie wants to do a mexican and italian range.

The article in the Sunday Telegraph Aaron Harvie states as well as the sauce range he also plans to write a cookbook.

I am not sure I would be that keen to buy his cookbook, as he has about a one in four strike rate of making a good dish.

The article also state:

Online forums have also suggested Harvie, 37, has been negotiating to host a new TV program, called Rock ‘n’ Roll Chef.

“Nothing [is signed] as yet, but who know. I will never leave music… but food is my other passion, so I’m sure I’lll be able to combine the two.”

The writer also says Aaron is the favourite to take out the series. That I don’t believe.

Anyway hands up Masterchef contestant’s who don’t plan on launching a sauce range?

July 11, 2010   66 Comments