MasterChef Live 2010

What a whirlwind of a day! Some major highlights included:

  • Bring surrounded by loads of stalls ranging from chocolate truffles, to gelato, to olive oil and ginger beer, I had heaps of fun sampling foods from many different stalls and most of the time I would end up purchasing something. How can you say no to deliciousness. My granny trolley which I had brought along came in handy with helping the boyfriend, his sister and my best friend tow around all our goodies. Best investment ever! It may not be that stylish, but it saves you from lugging around your purchases.
  • Seeing Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Matt Preston, Adam Liaw, Marion Grasby and Donna Hay! Matt Preston has lost a lot of weight. Well done!
  • Sitting next to Adriano Zumbo while he demonstrated how to pipe. He was like 30cm away from me! *swoon* I got a photo with him as well. He’s so nice and down to earth.
  • Bumping into Lorraine (Not Quite Nigella). I saw her from afar but was initially too shy to say hello, it took some discussion with the boyfriend, his sister and my best friend to see whether or not I had seen the wrong person to finally convince myself to go and say hi. To say I was like a giddy little school girl is to say the least. Side note: Lorraine, I’m sorry if I seemed weird in any way at all.

I had so much fun today. I’m always so happy when surrounded by food. Even though it was hot and muggy, the food made up for it. Normally I would’ve been complaining about the weather, but the food just makes up for it all. MasterChef Live is on until this Sunday, if you have a chance to go you should.

Happy nom nom nom-ing!

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Chef’s Armoury – Sydney Event

Hi Everyone!

I received a newsletter from Chef’s Armoury (one of the sponsors of the Iron Chef event in Sydney a couple of weeks ago). Inside there was a section where you can sign up for free events that will be happening in Roseberry in August. They sound quite interesting so I will be attending some of them with the boyfriend and his sister. If you guys are interested you should sign up as well.

Events that are still open include:

Saturday 7 August

Sashimi and Filleting Demonstration 10:30am

Kyoto Green Tea and Sweets 1:00pm

Saturday 21 August

How to make Takoyaki Demonstration 11:00am

The Saturday 24 July How to Make Authentic Oden and Nabe Demonstration is fully booked but we have been put on the waitlist. Hopefully you guys have some time to go.

Check out their free events link: http://www.chefsarmoury.com/classes-and-events/sydney-events/cat_82.html

Happy nom nom nom-ing!