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  • Published: 7 November 2023
  • ISBN: 9781761047831
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 9 hr 35 min
  • Narrator: Matt Preston
  • RRP: $34.99
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Big Mouth





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

For a man who has been firmly in the public eye for a decade or more, Matt Preston has been very, very quiet about his past and private life. There are reasons for this.

Now, in Big Mouth, Matt opens up for the first time about the good and the bad, the tragic and the ecstatic. Like the man himself, it’s a story that’s joyous, funny and larger than life.

From his adoption, fractured childhood and shocking family tragedies, to his disastrous spell in the British Army, to a misspent youth and burgeoning journalistic career in 1980s London, to relocating to the other side of the world and finding love – Matt writes frankly about it all.

He relives the unexpected twists of fate that saw him become a household name on one of the most successful Australian TV shows of all time. Looking back at his eleven seasons of MasterChef Australia, Matt dishes up insider stories only he could tell about memorable moments and behind-the-scenes drama.

Naturally, food weaves its way through his story at every turn. His most memorable food experiences, from the exquisite and the excellent to the dreary and the dreadful, form the backdrop to this fresh, exciting, gloriously eccentric memoir from one of the food world’s most beloved bons vivants.

  • Published: 7 November 2023
  • ISBN: 9781761047831
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 9 hr 35 min
  • Narrator: Matt Preston
  • RRP: $34.99
Categories:

About the author

Matt Preston

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.

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