Just like the contestants on the hit Network Seven reality show, British chef Rachel Khoo knows what it’s like to put your life on hold to follow a food dream. Ten years ago she was working in PR for a fashion label but decided to give it up, move to Paris and bake cakes.
Now, the 35-year-old has her own food empire and is the new judge on My Kitchen Rules, alongside Colin Fassnidge.
Rachel Khoo. Photo: Getty
"I can really empathise with [the teams]," Khoo tells WHO. But, she didn't realise that filming would be so emotional.
"All the hormones and the emotions and the tension – it was crazy. But the teams have put everything on the line to achieve their dream, so they don't want to lose. I get it."
To read more of Rachel's inspiring story, see this week's WHO.