What to expect on ‘Come Dine with Me SA’ season 5

Come Dine with Me SA season 5. Picture: Supplied

Come Dine with Me SA season 5. Picture: Supplied

In week three, the boerewors-curtain gets lifted when a vegan trauma doctor goes up against three meat-eaters.

The Safta award-winning reality dining show Come Dine with Me South Africa is back for a fifth season on BBC Brit.

The new season kicked off this week with a hilarious celebrity episode. Soap royalty Candice Modiselle, reality TV star Christall Kay, fashion designer to Gert-Johan Coetzee and hilarious drive time radio DJ Lucky du Plessis competed to win R10 000 for a charity of their choice.

Walking away from the evening victorious was the meticulous and super creative Gert-Johan.

He made sure to pull out all the stops by presenting an extravagant avocado and prawn stack, plated on a balsamic-reduction sketch, a juicy rack of lamb and a fabulous sugar-spun sensation of chocolate mousse and berry compote.

What’s next on the menu

Come Dine with Me SA season 5. Picture: Supplied

Next Monday features the first episode of Come Dine with Me SA featuring regular people ready to be wined and dined.

The Johannesburg-based episode stars a muscle-bound gym enthusiast, an accountant-turned-Samurai, a coffee connoisseur and a pretty-in-pink beauty entrepreneur.

There’s an unmissable dinner party that features a menu of pink walkie talkies for starters, pink pap and trotters, and a trashy, wet, messy tart for dessert – mostly pink, of course.

In week three, the boerewors-curtain gets lifted when a vegan trauma doctor, Ilse, goes up against three meat-eaters.

Come Dine with Me SA 5 is broadcast on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) on Mondays at 8pm. Repeats are on Saturday at 7pm. Catch the first episode tomorrow night.

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