In the last quarter-final of the current series of MasterChef, notoriously nasty food critic (and Captain Jack Sparrow lookalike) Jay Rayner tasked the hopefuls with making either an aubergine-based main course or a dessert with honey.
Lorna greatly impressed with her beautifully presented dessert, Fumbi continued to cook in the most charmingly chaotic way possible, while Jim failed to actually add any honey to his honey ice cream.
At the end of the day, Gregg, John and Jay elected to put Lorna, Brodie, Shauna and Fumbi through, while Natalie, Louise and Jim were sent packing.
But what did viewers at home think about it? Well... As anyone who lives in the modern world will know, the aubergine is based off the eggplant emoji that people just love to use as a substitute for a penis, so you can imagine that viewers took those potential innuendos and ran with them.
Why are they calling it aubergine and not Greggplant #MasterChef- Trudi (@Trudski2012) April 21, 2017
"Aubergine can go in many different directions. You can make stews and sauces". Also you can put it in the bin #masterchef- Katie Saint (@KatieSaint_) April 21, 2017
"aubergines can go in all directions."- Ariadne Griffin (@Ariadne_Griffin) April 21, 2017
Aubergines, the bisexual vegetable. #masterchef
I bloody love Fumbi. "I want to be true to myself. I love Cheesecake". Where else do you get to here that sentence? #MasterChef- Ross Middleton (@RossMidd) April 21, 2017
Gregg. Stop fingering Louise's honey pot. #masterchef- Ariadne Griffin (@Ariadne_Griffin) April 21, 2017
Is Jay muscling in on Greg’s ‘creepy middle aged man’ vibe? #masterchef- Matt 🇪🇺 (@mister_limey) April 21, 2017
#masterchef are you free later? Stop hitting on Lorna!!!!- Jasmine Storm (@Jasminestormy) April 21, 2017
Does Jay Rayner remind anyone else of Sirius Black from Harry Potter? #Masterchef- Claire Kearns (@Streep_Sarandon) April 21, 2017
Is Jay Rayner trying to make me vom this evening? "It's meant to reach my inner Winnie the Pooh". Bleurggggh. #MasterChef- sarah mcgregor (@motherofhorrors) April 21, 2017
"It's actually bordering on unpleasant." High praise indeed #masterchef- MrPaulRobinson (@MrPaulRobinson) April 21, 2017
Next up on MasterChef is Knockout Week - will any of tonight's victors make it through? Will the innuendos reach The Great British Bake Off-level? Will Gregg Wallace keep pulling the most wonderful faces?
MasterChef continues Monday (April 24) on BBC One.
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