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MasterChef SA Season 4 starts today!

 

I have written a number of posts about the new MasterChef SA Season 4, which starts tonight at 18h00, and can be viewed on M-Net channel 101.

Nothing about this MasterChef Season 4 is the same as the previous three seasons, other than that there are 20 Finalist Home Cooks. Continue reading →

MasterChef Season 4 rolls out a completely new set of Judges!

 

MasterChef Season 4 is starting on 28 February, and slowly M-Net is revealing details about its new series.

Now the station has announced its three brand new judges, possibly a disappointment for many who loved the tough Chef Pete Goffe-Wood, the charming Chef Benny Masekwameng, and the grey-shoes grey-suit Chef Reuben Robertsons  Riffel.

Last month I shared the first details of the new Series. Now we know the names of the three judges, and that the winner will receive a R1 million prize and the MasterChef title.  Continue reading →

Open Letter to The Guardian Africa correspondent David Smith: why bring race rhetoric into MasterChef SA Season 3?!

MstrChf 3 Sipho and RoxiDear David Smith

As the Africa correspondent for the UK The Guardian newspaper, I have been most interested in your interest in a relatively mediocre South African cooking show, in which home cooks vied to become MasterChef SA in Season 3.  Twice you have tried to spin a race story on finalist Sipho Mdlankomo, using her skin colour and her career as ways in which to bash our country and its people! Surely Africa could benefit from your writing skills in writing about our exciting loadshedding life, Cape Town making Best City in the world in your competitor The Telegraph, Ebola and its impact on tourism, the birth of the Monaco royal twins which have a South African link, etc.

A week before the MasterChef SA Season 3 winner was announced you started warming up the topic, by quoting Sipho in saying Continue reading →