Entertainment 'Next minute they're doing pickled duck's bum with smears on the plate': TV chef Iain 'Huey' Hewitson reveals why you should stop watching cooking shows like MasterChef and MKR
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Iain 'Huey' Hewitson has insisted that reality cooking shows such as MasterChef and My Kitchen Rules have slowly pulled the rug out from under the viewing public.
Speaking to A Current Affair on Thursday, the 69-year-old television stalwart said the high-rating shows have devolved into 'pretentious rubbish.'
'They started off simple, and the next minute you turn around and they're doing deconstructed rubbish with smears on the plate!' he said.
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After unleashing on fads such as deconstructed dishes and microscopic smears of expensive food on expensive plates, he got stuck
'This new thing when they
His voice shifted from a growl to a yell as he continued: 'Who gives a [stops himself from swearing]... I won't continue with that.'
In response, Tineka asked: 'Some people might say, 'Well, Huey's just got sour grapes, that he's jealous of their successes.' What would you say to them?'
The chef said he had 'no axe to grind' with personalities such as Pete Evans, Manu
'I object to what it is doing to people at home, [who are now] making their fancy pants food.
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'They'd do a hell of a lot better roasting a chicken in the oven with some nice root vegetables, instead of trying to make pickled ducks bums with truffle oil!'
The interview soon got back on track as Huey gave Tineka a tutorial on how to make a simple banana tart.
Tineka joked: 'Are you going to be deconstructing that banana and putting it back in later?'
'I'm not going to pick on shows like MasterChef, I really am not,' he began, 'I don't even hate the presenters... much.'
'But I think the problem with the shows is they do a terrible disservice to the public because they make all the food look so complicated.'
Huey's new Youtube series is called
Camilla and Prince Charles don't eat garlic .
Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla never eat garlic because the after-smell is no good for meet and greets.Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla never eat garlic.
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