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Julie Goodwin and “Freddie” Flintoff Join The Jungle Bunch

jgLast night, former Miss Universe Australia Laura Dundovic and The Bachelor Australia Tim Robards did not receive a rose from viewers. The two were sent packing and the camp count dropped from 11 down to nine.

But quicker than you can say “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!”, two fresh faces were spotted making their way into the celebrity camp. Legendary England cricketer Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff and winner of MasterChef Australia series one Julie Goodwin began their trek into camp last night, but were quickly met with a surprise challenge that left them both hanging. Continue reading

Amy Shields Eliminated from MasterChef

Amy Shields (WA)A massive week with cooking genius Heston Blumenthal culminated in one elimination, with four cooks – Tracy, Ben, Brent and Amy – facing off to earn a place in Finals Week.

In honour of Heston, the challenge was all about culinary deception. The contestants had to create a dish that looked like one thing but tasted like something else, with Heston adding that it should “inspire wonderment and intrigue”. Continue reading

Sarah Eliminated From MasterChef 2014

mc14Tonight’s elimination challenge was between Emelia, Sarah and Tracy. But recognising the strength of her fellow cooks, Tracy chose to use her immunity pin to save herself, a decision that placed Renae automatically into the elimination challenge. Continue reading

MasterChef is back for 2014!

DSC_0242MasterChef is back for 2014, starting May 5 at 7.30pm on Channel Ten.

This season celebrated Sydney chef Kylie Kwong joins as a regular guest mentor, guiding the amateurs through testing times.

Thousands auditioned, with judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston scouring the country to handpick Australia’s best home cooks, selecting the Top 24 to join them in Melbourne’s MasterChef Australia kitchen. Continue reading

Former MasterChef Contestant “Cooks The Books”

aaron-thomasAaron Thomas, a former contestant on MasterChef Australia, is in hot water.

Thomas has been accused of embezzling more than $US7 million ($7.57 million) from his own company to fund a lavish lifestyle for himself and his Brazilian fiancée. Continue reading

Could Ten Cook Themselves Back Into The Ratings Race?

masterchef-australia-1So far in 2014, TEN is struggling to reach viewers with the network now regularly fourth in overall ratings with figures well below those of the ABC.

With Nine and Seven doing extraordinarily well with The Block and MKR respectively, it seems there is no audience left for TEN. Continue reading

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