Menu
Entertainment

Travel inspires cooking princess

Leigh Sexton and Jennifer Evans are the winners of the third series of My Kitchen Rules.
Leigh Sexton and Jennifer Evans are the winners of the third series of My Kitchen Rules.

TRAVEL is the secret behind Jennifer Evans' grand-final-winning success on My Kitchen Rules.

The 25-year-old cook, dubbed "the princess" of the competition, said travel inspires her imaginative menu creations.

"I travel a lot," she said.

"I love travelling; I love eating; I love trying different food."

So when it came to setting their five-course menu for last night's grand final, Evans and her team mate Leigh Sexton just had to ask themselves one question.

"It's like 'what do we want to eat?' and people will feel the same," she said.

"We cook from the heart… we want our food to be representing us."

Their modern twists on congee, quail and Wagyu beef ribs won over the judges, with Karen Martini calling it a "contemporary, full-flavoured menu".

More than 2.8 million viewers tuned in to last night's grand final winner announcement, with an average audience of 2.198 watching the two-hour cook off - that's more than the peak audience of last year's final.

But runners up Nic Mazzone and Rocco La Bella are not wasting any time kicking off their food careers.

Even before last night's grand final was over the pair had their new website up and running.

The talented duo are offering cooking classes, including several showcasing La Bella's passion for intricate desserts.

Cooking products and desserts for order are also available on the site.

Applications for the fourth series of My Kitchen Rules are now open.

Topics:  my kitchen rules



Uki artists set to show true colours at collective

CREATIVE DISPLAY: Lisa Young and Alan Watts display some of the artwork ahead of the upcoming art exhibition.

The Uki Art Collective is on this weekend.

Stay up to date with the Tweed Link

The Tweed Link is now available in the Wednesday community edition of the Tweed Daily News.

Read the Tweed Link in this week's Tweed Daily News.

Vehicle destroyed in blaze outside home

Firefighters were called to a car fire in Bilambil Heights on Monday afternoon.

A car was destroyed by fire in Bilambil Heights yesterday afternoon

Local Partners

Halle Berry risks wardrobe malfunction in daring dress

THE 51-year-old barely kept her modesty in a racy dress with sheer cutouts as she walked the red carpet at the NAACP Awards.

Beach Boys' Wilson overturns 'million dollar' mistake

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys performs during the band's concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 2, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

“That composition got an F, but it made a million dollars.”

Matt Damon: ‘I should close my mouth’

Matt Damon has apologised for weighing in to the #MeToo conversation.

Damon apologises for controversial #MeToo comments.

New details released about Han Solo movie

Harrison Ford as the original Han Solo.

The official plot synopsis for the upcoming film is here.

The Project’s ‘rude’ Nigella question

Nigella Lawson appeared on The Project last night.

VIEWERS rip into co-host Hamish Macdonald for “tasteless” question.

First look at Anna and Enrique’s twins

New parents Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have shared the first photos of their adorable twins.

Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias share photos of newborns.

Today promo is suspiciously familiar

Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner appear in the new promo for Today.

NEW ad is shockingly similar to BBC breakfast show ad.