‘What a comeback!’ MasterChef’s Jock Zonfrillo calls fellow judge Melissa Leong a ‘kebab’ during the takeaway challenge – and fans find it charming
MasterChef contestants were faced with the ultimate takeaway challenge on Sunday night’s episode.
And as cooking got underway, judges Jock Zonfrillo and Melissa Leong had fans remarking on their friendly banter on Twitter.
Viewers found it particularly charming when Jock called Melissa a ‘kebab’, after asking what takeaway she typically orders at home.
Banter: MasterChef’s Jock Zonfrillo (right) called fellow judge Melissa Leong (left) a ‘kebab’ during the takeaway challenge on Sunday night’s episode
‘Oh snap. “You’re a kebab”. What a comeback,’ one fan posted online.
Another added: ‘”You’re a kebab” reminds me of the work banter I used to have on the daily. So many feels.’
Others, however, suggested “You’re a kebab” will become a common phrase for online dating.
‘Tinder profile edit: “Searching for soulmate and kebab”,’ one wrote.
Questioning: During Sunday’s episode, Jock, 43, quizzed Melissa, 40, on her favourite takeaway food: ‘When you’re ordering takeaway food at home, what are you ordering?’
Playful: After Melissa mentioned Thai dishes, a kebab and calzone, Jock playfully remarked: ‘You’re a kebab’
While another added: ‘You’re a kebab is how we flirt now.’
During Sunday’s episode, Jock, 43, quizzed Melissa, 40, on her favourite takeaway food.
‘When you’re ordering takeaway food at home, what are you ordering?’ Jock asked.
Online: Viewers found the exchange charming, with some suggesting the comment will become popular in online dating
‘I do love Thai food,’ Melissa responded. ‘A som tum, a larb, some sticky rice or some coconut rice as well. A braise, I think, is a super-smart idea.
‘Also things that are sort of protected, so if you think about something like a kebab or calzone or something like that,’ she continued.
‘You’re a kebab,’ Jock playfully responded.
MasterChef: Back To Win continues Monday at 7.30pm on Channel Ten
Primetime viewing: MasterChef: Back To Win continues Monday at 7.30pm on Channel Ten