Worse than prison meals: very ordinary food given to SAS Australia recruits revealed … but Sam Burgess couldn’t get enough
The SAS Australia stars were fed a diet of porridge and soft-boiled eggs while filming the show, with one celebrity claiming “the porridge was worse than prison food.”
Cajun chicken, lamb kofta and Thai beef noodle salad are among the foods served to the more than 40,000 inmates who in Australia call their prison home.
Compare that with what was on the menu for SAS stars currently seeking bragging rights on the hit Channel Seven show.
Worse than prison meals: SAS Australia stars were fed a diet of porridge and boiled eggs, with one celebrity claiming “the food was worse than the prison food”
“The food was absolutely appalling. Porridge and a boiled egg for breakfast, ”said a famous contestant.
‘That was it. No coffee, no cereal, no bacon – nothing at all. Most of us couldn’t take it.
“They feed you better in prison. At least there you get toast, jam, and a hot drink in the morning.
“The food was absolutely appalling. Porridge and a boiled egg for breakfast, ”said a famous contestant. ‘That was it. No coffee, no cereal, no bacon – nothing at all. Most of us couldn’t take it
“It was obviously part of the strategy that was designed to try to break us. What would I have given for a potato pancake and sausage and Egg McMuffin.
And if you think the breakfast was bad, then lunch and dinner don’t get much better.
For lunch, the 18 celebrities attending the show were given a single wrap with lettuce and a small piece of chicken while for dinner it was usually a piece of chicken accompanied by steamed peas or lettuce leaves.
And that was it. No dessert or anything, ”said a famous contestant.
“This is not food”: Tuesday’s episode saw celebrity chef Manu complaining about the selection of dishes offered during the competition in the military-style series
“For the big guys like Sam (Burgess) and Mark (Philloupossis), it was difficult.
“With the amount of energy expended each day, they would have been starving all the time.”
“There were times when we felt sorry for the bigger guys and we would give them some of the food on our plate. It was like seconds when there weren’t any.
Tuesday’s episode saw celebrity chef Manu complaining about the selection of dishes on offer during the competition in the military-style series.
Sitting alongside his recruits, the 48-year-old food critic seemed to have lost his appetite by throwing his spoon on the table.
“You don’t have much luck with that,” commented Jana Pittman.
“I’m trying,” he replied, before trying to swallow another spoonful of porridge.
“Don’t you normally eat porridge like this?” »Asked his colleague Mark Philippoussis.
An annoyed Manu replied: ‘No. I don’t eat porridge, period … I eat food.
I couldn’t get enough: but Sam Burgess, pictured on the left, couldn’t get enough because he was hungry on the show