Keep your aprons on as the most popular and hotly contested cooking competition show in Australia, My Kitchen Rules, serves up its sixth instalment on DIVA, NBCUniversal International’s leading women’s entertainment channel in Asia.
“NBCUniversal’s recent High Heeled Warriors study on content consumption habits revealed that cooking competitions are one of the top genres whichwomen in Asia love to watch,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, Universal Networks International, Asia-Pacific.
“Season six of My Kitchen Rules takes all the ingredients that our viewers love about cooking competitions even further by adding local flavours, exciting twists and high-octane drama.”
Amongst the 18 teams this season are self-proclaimed “Spice Girls” Eva Lean, 32, and Debra Ch’ng, 26. Eva is of Singaporean and Indian descent, while Debra has both Singaporean and Malaysian heritage. The Perth-based pair are marketing colleagues at an energy company who are looking to leave their competition in the dustwith local dishes like nasilemak, cauliflower curry and pandan crème brulee.
“We both love Asian food and we both have quitestrong heritage and culture from India, Singapore and Malaysia,” said Eva.
“I think we feed off each other’s vibe very easily. There’s never a dull moment. There’s always laughs, (there’s) always joking around,” added Debra.
As one of DIVA’s highest-rated titles of 2014 across South East Asia, My Kitchen Rules is ready to turn up the heat with a new twist: The first two groups have no clue that a third group is secretly competing alongside them as well. The third group of six teams will compete in judge Colin Fassnidge’s Secret Round. This will happen concurrently with the Instant Restaurant Round, where home kitchens are turned into themed restaurants complete with a three-course menu and service to boot.
Chefs, co-hosts and judges Pete Evans and Manu Feildel will reprise their roles, whileFassnidgewill be taking a more central role in judging for this season, as well as appearing for the first time on the Instant Restaurant rounds. Expect renowned chefs like Guy Grossi, Karen Martini and Liz Egan as they make appearances as guest judges to keep the competition fresh.
Chart the progress of our gastronomic starlets as they engage in culinary battle for the prestige of being crowned the winners of My Kitchen Rules season six.
My Kitchen Rules season six premieres 5 May, Mondays to Wednesdays at 9.25pm on DIVA. Visit the website DIVAtv.asia and follow us on IG/Twitter: DIVA Philippines.
DIVA airs on Channel 37 for Sky Cable, Channel 40 for Destiny Digital, Channel 65 for Cignal and Channel32 on Cable Link.