Pete Evans and resident obnoxious food fixated contestant Jessica Tichonczuk must be having a massive behind-the-scenes love-in on MKR.
On last night’s episode, Tichonczuk criticised the menu served up by Luciano and Martino, complaining it was too carb-heavy, or had too much icing sugar.
She bored everyone with her diet restrictions of “no carbs”, “no deep-fried food”, and most appallingly, “no chocolate” before implying everyone at the table was an unhealthy eater.
Watch the exchange… Post continues after video.
Judge Manu Feildel defended the menu, which got a very high score of 95 out of 100.
“What’s healthy to you and [what’s] healthy to me is [sic] different,” he said, adding that he enjoys lots of different foods (with lots of flavours) and runs to stay fit.
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She responded with a smug, disbelieving look, which I imagine was infuriating. “What’s that supposed to mean?” Feildel demanded.
Pete Evans remained silent but it could have been because he was eating pasta and apoplectic with joy and guilt.
I imagine Jessica’s parents when she was little, disguising desserts by mixing them into her vegetables #MKR
— Ben Pobjie (@benpobjie) February 14, 2016
With dietary obsession, Tichonczuk has of course found a kindred spirit in known extreme-eater Evans.
“One hundred per cent. Pete and I have talked about it and I cannot even begin to imagine [the criticism he’s faced]. He would be a little more used to it, but there’s only so much you can take before you feel a tiny bit deflated,” she told News Corp.
“You know what? We eat healthy [sic], we fuel our bodies for success, our minds work fast and you can get over [criticism] fast too.”
Plus, without adequate energy for brain function, memory becomes handily vague!