DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
NOT a lot of cooking here. Just so you know. So you might like it quite a lot. Donna Hay is the cleanest person you’ll ever see on TV. I realise it’s possible she has an array of identical khaki shirts lined up and she just changes into a different one every time she has an incident with some chilli and paprika marinade, but I somehow doubt it.
And you know what else? No food passes her lips. There would’ve been an amount of pre-tasting that took place, obviously. There are people whose faces we never properly see doing things in the background throughout this episode. I don’t know what they’re doing exactly, but it’s possible they’re trying tiny portions of actual food.
Someone has to. It all seems massively edible though, and styled to look beautiful, although I did kind of recoil at the haloumi and honey mix Donna puts with her chicken tonight. No thanks.
She described it as magical, which I thought may have been a polite way of saying bad, because as we know not all magic is good. But would Donna give us a bum steer on a chicken dish?
The side salad, fantastic – fig and rocket. She could’ve just
Kitchen guru: Donna Hay