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Matt Preston is an award-winning food journalist, radio presenter and international TV personality. Over 11 seasons on MasterChef Australia, Matt reached an audience of more than 180 million people across 110 countries. Matt writes a weekly column for Stellar in the News Corp metro mastheads, seen by over 4 million Australians every week. He is also a senior editor for delicious. and Taste magazines, and contributes to taste.com.au, one of the world’s most-read recipe websites, with a monthly reach of 2 million food lovers. Since 2012 he has published eight bestselling cookbooks, most recently Matt Preston’s World of Flavour in 2021.

Books by Matt Preston

Big Mouth

A rock'n'roll memoir of life, death and growing up with the occasional scandal.

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Matt Preston's World of Flavour

Cook up delicious food from around the world right in your kitchen, with Matt as your wise and entertaining guide.

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Cravat-A-Licious

The Selected Works of the MasterChef critic.

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Former MasterChef judge Matt Preston picks a favourite cravat of all time

In honour of his memoir, Big Mouth, we caught up with Matt Preston. Learn about what inspired him to write the book, how it differs from his journalism experience and whether – if forced to choose – he’d pick fashion or food.

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Matt Preston reveals his favourite childhood foods

In his new book, Big Mouth, Matt Preston shares some of his favourite foods.

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Authors share secrets to perfect Easter feast

Matt Preston, Alyce Alexandra and Jessie Inchauspé reveal their go-to Easter recipes and tips for a stress-free long weekend.

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4 famous cooks share their favourite food memories

Your favourite cookbook authors have spoken, and these are their favourite food memories. From ice cream in Paris to takeaway pizza, read about their most-treasured gastronomical moments.

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An Australian Christmas menu for 2022

6 amazing recipes to try this holiday season.

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5 chefs share the essential ingredients they always have on hand

Discover famous chefs’ favourite ingredients. From French butter to chocolate, these are the five must-haves that cooking pros keep on hand.

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Roast pork for Sundays and holidays

The perfect roast with apple sauce for special occasions.

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Six-minute chicken satay

A delicious dish that can be whipped up in just minutes.

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Roast mushroom bibimbap

A delicious rice dish from Matt Preston's World of Flavour.

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World's best biscuit

You'll have to try this recipe for yourself to determine if it really is the world's best biscuit.

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Bluey: Daddy Putdown | Read aloud by Matt Preston

Buy DADDY PUTDOWN: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/bluey-daddy-putdown-9781761041174 Pre-order MATT PRESTON'S WORLD OF FLAVOUR: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/matt-prestons-world-of-flavour-9781761044441 Based on the hit ABC KIDS TV show! It's Dad’s turn to get Bluey and Bingo ready for bed. Will the daddy putdown go to plan? #Bluey #DaddyPutdown #MattPreston