Tag : MasterChef

TV | The Taste – Apparently it's the only thing that matters

5 years ago / 0 comments

With a format shipped in from across the Atlantic, The Taste is the new cooking show sensation that is far more dramatic than the average cooking programme we normally see on our screens. The premise is that ‘taste is the only thing that matters’, with only a spoonful of food being … Read More

Sport | Thanks Hoggy

5 years ago / 0 comments

Jack Fairs Matthew Hoggard, the former Yorkshire and England swing bowler, has announced his retirement from cricket. The Leeds born 36 year old played 67 times for his country at Test level, taking 248 wickets at an average of 30.50. Hoggard played for Yorkshire for 13 years between 1996 and … Read More

TV: MasterChef

5 years ago / 0 comments

  Ah, MasterChef. A new army of web developers, make-up artists and project managers are marching across our screens with their arsenal of greasy cabbage and raw fondant potatoes. One of the presenters even looks like a boiled egg, says Lucy Holden. MasterChef is a show almost hypnotic in its … Read More

The Interview: Jay Rayner

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Over coffee at The Ivy Observer food critic and regular MasterChef judge Jay Rayner tells Lucy Holden about metaphorically sharpening his knives, a feature that landed him in a Dutch bath with a hooker and a gram of coke, and why you shouldn’t take him so seriously. When a … Read More