Saturday 21 July, 1:45pm
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Yummy, Easy, Quick
Presented with his usual panache, Matt takes a deep-dive into your pantry and freezer to rescue everyday items, cooking quick dishes with a Queensland twist from his latest book Yummy Easy Quick!
On a mission to make home cooking as delicious and easy as possible, food journalist, cookbook author and co-host of Channel Ten’s MasterChef Australia Matt Preston will guide you on a delicious journey, sharing hints and tips for cooking up an easy, very yummy storm in your own kitchen.
Matt Preston is an award-winning food journalist and best-selling cookbook author. He is also the co-host and judge on one of the most-watched cooking shows in the world, MasterChef Australia.
Matt writes a weekly column for delicious on Sunday read by four million Australians every week. He is also a senior editor for delicious and taste magazines, and contributes to one of Australia’s best read website, www.taste.com.au with a monthly reach of two million food lovers.
Best known as a judge and co-host on MasterChef Australia, Preston has now appeared in ten series of the ratings juggernaut MasterChef Australia as well as one series each of Celebrity MasterChef, Junior MasterChef, MasterChef Allstars. In 2013 he hosted MasterChef: The Professionals with Marco Pierre White, which was named Australia’s Best Reality Show at the 2014 AACTA Awards. Matt has also appeared on MasterChef Italia, MasterChef Holland, MasterChef India, MasterChef Poland and MasterChef NZ.
MasterChef Australia and its variants are shown in over 110 countries around the world from Venezuela and the Philippines to the Sudan, the UK and Scandinavia. With a total worldwide audience of over 180million, MasterChef Australia is also the highest rating English speaking program in India with over 3 million viewers, making Matt a star on the sub-continent.
In addition to his other responsibilities, Matt has released 5 best-selling cook books which have been published in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, the Netherlands and Portugal. International Sales make up 20% of Matt’s total book sales.
Matt is also a key social media influencer in Australia and internationally with a combined international social media reach of over 750,000 followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information on Matt, follow him on Facebook.