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I'm a Melbourne boy, hailing from St Kilda with one ex, one current wife and four kids. Love the outdoors and making new discoveries. I cook a lot at home (cheers from wife) and do some preserving, mostly jams, pickles and fruit liqueurs. This is the diary of a cooking journey.

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Thursday, December 18, 2008
Masterchef Australia
Curse you Masterchef Australia.

I've watched many Masterchef UK programs and always thought that if it ever came here, that I'd love to have a crack.

Well, you came.

Now I'm sulking.

We could have such fun together, you and I.

But you wanted commitment.

I just wanted to fly on the breeze, free and easy. But no, you want me to be yours for four whole months. Me, I want to flit in and out.

We could have been so good together.

Sigh, I can't do it, give you four whole months of my life, give up my family, my work. I want you to know that I cried when I read that in your terms and conditions when I was so ready to embrace you.

For anyone who has a spare four months, you can apply to Masterchef here. Good luck.
  posted at 1:18 pm

At 6:48 pm, Blogger Haalo said...

They really shouldn't mess up the formula but I have horrible visions of them trying to make it more like Big Brother.

At 11:18 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I liked the old Masterchef in Britain. It was daggy. It had an odd host (Lloyd Grossman) and then the awfully precious Gary Rhodes... but it was still lovely, daggy, all-about-the-food tv.

It's a long commitment isn't it Neil. Doesn't work for me either, unfortunately:( Would have been great to see you on the box though!

At 10:37 pm, Blogger MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

I would have loved seeing you. Now I'm going to go cry.

At 2:20 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Having just come from my own audition with Master Chef Australia - it definitely feels like it's going to aka Big Brother - you need to be young and good looking - nothing about the food!

Real shame.

At 1:21 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

not about food at all !!! new name master bullshitters,wont be watching it,reality tv has gone mad so if u r expecting anything like the clean uk version it wont be, bet u it will be like bigbrother,where these cooks will have to share a house and live and cook together for 3-4 months. and get kicked off. no skill required .just large boobs,pretty face, being gay,being weird and freaky and feral.....


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