‘I’ve spent the last three months vomiting my guts up!’ Reigning MasterChef queen Emilia Jackson announces she’s pregnant on the cooking competition as she arrives to deliver a mystery box challenge
MasterChef winner Emelia Jackson has revealed she is pregnant.
The 32-year-old appeared on the new season of the series on Wednesday with her making the announcement to the contestants.
‘I’ve been pretty busy. I’ve spent the last three months sort of vomiting my guts up,’ she said, with the contestants shocked.
Pregnant: Reigning MasterChef queen Emilia Jackson, 32, has announced she’s pregnant on the cooking competition as she arrives to deliver a mystery box challenge on Wednesday
‘Ok. As reigning queen, I thought it was best I produce an heir.’
Jock replied: ‘So there’s a mini choux in the oven?’
To which Emelia replied: ‘Before one of you guys took my title, I thought I’d make a little princess. Yeah.’
Emilia got down to explaining what was in the mystery box after the announcement.
The ingredients was an ode to her time on MasterChef and included saltbush, Silverbeet, dark chocolate, cherries, potatoes, pistachio nuts.
She continued Sichuan peppercorns, quail, and barramundi.
Contestants were forced to cook with one or more of the ingredients to complete a dish in 75 minutes. The cooks were playing for an immunity pin.
The pins can be played at any point during an elimination cook. The pins can be used at anytime during an elimination challenge.
Emelia announced her pregnancy in December last year. She is expecting her first child with partner Craig Gersbach.
‘Excuse the toilet in the background but this baby is popping today… Sous chef coming in June,’ she wrote alongside a sweet image of her growing baby bump.
Growing brood: The soon-to-be-mother was beaming as she cradled her stomach with one hand while taking the mirror selfie with the other. Pictured with her partner Craig
It appears the couple have been together for at least two years.
Emelia first shared a selfie with Craig to Facebook in July 2018. She has posted just a handful of pictures with him since they made their social media debut.
The couple’s exciting news comes after Emelia was crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia: Back To Win last year.
Going the distance! It appears the couple have been together for at least two years now. Emelia first shared a selfie with Craig to Facebook in July 2018
She took home a whopping $250,000 – which she says will help build her cake business – and the MasterChef 2020 trophy.
Emelia beat out runner-up Laura Sharrad, who was undone by her overly icy gelato dessert, which was accidentally left in an open freezer.
MasterChef continues on Channel Ten, Thursday, 7.30pm.
Lots to celebrate: The couple’s exciting news comes after Emelia was crowned the winner of MasterChef Australia: Back To Win last year. She won $250,000