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Archive for June, 2011

More Masterchef Musings

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

I swear, this is not going to become a blog about Masterchef, but my recent post about contestants posting on Facebook has sparked many comments and a few conversations that have gotten me thinking. I been thinking about the structure of the show, particularly in light of some comments that have been made about the […]

So…where did feedlots come from?

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

I was listening to the Food Show with Sheila Dillon on BBC Radio 4 the other day. It’s a great podcast (links below) and I found her program about the history of the burger fascinating, with particular relevance to some of the debate that is happening in Australia right now.

Masterchef or Masterconspiracy?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Disclaimer: I know Mat Byer via twitter and the Melbourne food blogging network, however I haven’t spoken to him about the incident nor the contents of this post. These are my thoughts alone and definitely not his, nor any other contestant current or prior. So, according to the Herald Sun they’ve expelled Mat from Masterchef […]

Chin Chin

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

If Chin Chin is trying to captivate me and seduce me into a long term relationship, it’s going about it the right way.