4 Ingredients, 7.30pm, LifeStyle
Many cooking shows are fronted by expert chefs who take a lot for granted in terms of the culinary expertise of the viewer. This one goes in the opposite direction, presenting dishes that can be made mostly with whatever is lying around, using, you guessed it, four ingredients. Though at times presenters Rachael Bermingham and Kim McCosker look and sound like Kath and Kim, beneath the slightly brash exterior there’s a tonne of useful advice for those who want to keep the flavours hot and the cooking simple.
Life at 3: Fighting Fat, 8.30pm, ABC1
In shades of Seven Up! , we follow our bunch of little fatties to age three, where it is discovered one in four toddlers is overweight, and learn what it takes to keep a child on the straight, slim and narrow. Why is Ben, smallest of a set of quintuplets ( the runt, we might have said, were he not human), at risk of being an obese adult?
Law & Order: SVU, 9.30pm, Ten
When a student is found dead following a party at the house of a couple who have no children, Stabler ( Chris Meloni, pictured) enlists the help of his own teenage daughter Maureen ( Erin Broderick) to unravel a series of floating parties organised via the net. This time, for a change, the villain is a woman, the mother of one of the teens. She has been supplying alcohol and sleeping with one of the boys. Here’s to you, Mrs Robinson.