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The Big Masterchef porky pie – Tom’s souffle brings us down

GREG Wallace was filmed on camera telling MasterChef hopeful Tom Rennolds that his chilli and pineapple souffle was “lovely“.

Only the souffle viewers saw was saggier than Ann Widdecombe’s breast of duck. How could Wallace have eaten one so pert and risen? Had one replaced the other to deceive the public?

The BBC says the thing “naturally deflated“.

“We always shoot the souffles as soon as time is called and cooking is finished. Then filming of the judging continues, by which time souffles have naturally deflated. This doesn’t affect the tasting or judging at all as the souffle taste remains the same and, of course, the judges have seen how it looks when first plated up.”

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Posted: 17th, February 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment

The Masterchef Synesthesia Is Cooking With Beats: Brilliant Video

MASTERChef is the BBC hit pro-am cooking show that features the words of Gregg Wallace and John Torode, and the spoons on pots and pans of Swede Mason… It’s the masterchef synesthesia. Cooking really is the new rock ‘n’ roll.

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Posted: 29th, June 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

Masterchef 2010: What Really Happened (Video)

MASTERCHEF 2010 – What really happened in the 2010 chef-of-chef’s final..

Posted: 6th, November 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

Masterchef Winner Claire Lara’s Pregnancy Gave Her The Edge

CLAIRE Lara won MasterChef: The Professionals 2010, Claire Lara was raised on oven chips. If you want to make your child a top cook, give them oven chips.

And make sure they are pregnant; Claire was during the show.

She was sick. Her competitors put it down to nerves. But if anyone looked nervous is was David Coulson, 25, who was at times unbearable viewing.

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Posted: 2nd, November 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

In Pictures: Dhruv Baker Wins BBC MasterChef 2010

DHRUV Baker is the winner of MasterChef 2010, the addictive BBC TV show in which amateur chefs (how can it be MasterChef if they’re amateurs? Discuss.) try to impress professional telly eaters John Torode and Gregg Wallace with stone cold food congealed under arc lights. Dhruv beat Tim Kinnaird, a man who looked uncannily like a pleading beagle, and Alex Rushmer, a kind of rolled out Jenson Button with ColdPlay hair and sex appeal, to the big metal and paste ‘M”. Here’s Dhruv in pictures at home with his wife Aileen and son Arunat.


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STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 2100 HRS WEDNESDAY APRIL 7, 2010 Masterchef winner Dhruv Baker poses for photographs at his home in south London.

Posted: 7th, April 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2)

Mastechef Eater Greg Wallace Introduces His Heidi

greg-wallace-masterchefMASTERCHEF “star” Gregg Wallace, 44, he of the BBC TV extempore eating gig, is engaged to be married.

So, Greg, Hello! asks, was the lovely Heidi, 27, attracted to your fame? You met on Twitter. You have only dated for 8 months? Greg has said that “being on TV has been great for your love life”. No, says Greg.

“Heidi actually shies away from anything glitzy.”

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Posted: 10th, November 2009 | In: Hello! | Comment