YouTuber leaves pokes fun at BBC Food presenter

YouTuber leaves pokes fun at BBC Food presenter

July 31, 2020

Malaysian YouTuber has a hilarious meltdown after BBC Food presenter ‘ruins’ egg fried rice by boiling the rice in a pan and draining with a colander – and jokes it should be a ‘hate crime’

  • Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng uploaded to YouTube criticising a BBC rice recipe 
  • Clip was shared by comedian Jenny Yang who teased recipe was a ‘hate crime’ 
  •  comedian who uses moniker Uncle Roger was outraged by the use of a colander 

A YouTuber left Twitter users in hysterics after sharing a video poking fun at a BBC Food presenter for ‘ruining’ egg fried rice by using a colander. 

Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng uploaded a YouTube video titled ‘DISGUSTED by this Egg Fried Rice Video,’ under his moniker ‘Uncle Roger, which has now racked up over 7,000,000 views. 

The video saw Nigel, who lives in London, teasing BBC presenter Hersha, also from London, after using a colander to drain water from her rice, with the comedian insisting the dish could ‘not be saved’. 

Egg fried rice is best prepared using cold rice that’s been cooked a day earlier.  

YouTuber Nigel Ng (pictured) left Twitter users in hysterics after sharing a video poking fun at a BBC Food presenter for ‘ruining’ egg fried rice with a recipe using colander

Nigel’s performance circulated even further after being Tweeted by comedian Jenny Yang, which amassed a further 110.9K Retweets and comments and 342.8K Likes 

Sharing a snippet of the video where Nigel is raging about the rice cooking method, she penned: ‘LMAAOOOO WHO IS THIS HILARIOUS DUDE??????? THIS RICE COOKING IS A HATE CRIME.’ 

In the video, the presenter is hear saying: ‘It’s looking good’, to which Uncle Roger swiftly replies: ‘The rice is not looking good, you’re lying to people. It is so wet.’ 

As the chef proceeds to drain the excess water with a colander, he goes on to rage: ‘What she doing? Oh my god. You’re killing me, woman. 

The video struck a chord with Twitter users, who were quick to comment on the hilarious clip, and some admitting they ‘felt his frustration for the poor rice’, while others admitted they too are ‘rice serial killers’

‘Drain the – she’s draining rice with colander! How can you drain rice with colander? This is not pasta! I’ve never seen anyone drain rice, if your rice is too wet you f*** up.’ 

The blogger continued to rant as the recipe went on: ‘Don’t bring a colander into your cooking, get a nice rice cooker.  

‘Don’t mess with saucepans like this lady here, don’t mess with a colander. If your rice is too wet you recook the rice, there is no way to save wet rice.’ 

Shortly afterward, he groaned, ‘What the hell, Uncle Rodger is so upset, I put my leg down from the chair. You’re ruining the rice, who cooks rice like this! ‘ as Patel used tap water to wash it of starch.  

The video saw Nigel, who lives in London, teasing BBC presenter Hersha, also from London, after using a colander to drain the starch from her rice

The blogger continued to rant as the recipe went on: ‘Don’t bring a colander into your cooking, get a nice rice cooker’

The video struck a chord with Twitter users, who were quick to comment on the hilarious clip, and some admitting they ‘felt his frustration for the poor rice’, while others admitted they too are ‘rice serial killers’.

One user commented: ‘Listen. I felt his frustration. Felt it in my spirit. that poor rice. Why she cook the rice like that. What has rice ever done to that woman. RIP sad rice.’

‘As an admitted serial rice murderer, I was laughing while watching this,’ confessed a third. 

Similarly, another user admitted: ‘I’m the whitest of British people and here’s me learning there are other ways to cook rice that AREN’T what this lady did.’ 

Later, Nigel and Hersha met up to patch things up, and filmed a video where the presenter explained that she ‘does know how to cook rice’ and was simply illustrating someone else’s recipe for BBC Good Food.

During the video, filmed in a London park, Nigel urged fans to stop leaving negative comments on Hersha’s profile, and told the pair would be soon filming another video soon so she can make up for her ‘crimes against rice’. 

The presenter later explained that she ‘does know how to cook rice’ and was simply illustrating someone else’s recipe for BBC Good Food 

HOW TO COOK RICE WITHOUT A COLANDER  

 Ingredients 

  • 1 cup basmati rice 
  • 2 cups water (not including water for rinsing and soaking) 
  • 1 Tbs coconut oil, or butter (optional) 
  • Pinch of salt, optional 

 Method

  • Prepare your rice by rinsing 4-5 times until the water turns clear
  • Soak your rice for at least 30 minutes
  • Put the ingredients in a pot and bring water to a boil.
  • When it reaches a boil, cover with a lid and turn the heat to low for five minutes. Don’t take the lid off while it’s cooking.
  • Turn the heat off and let the pot sit with the lid on for ten more minutes.
  • Take the lid off, fluff with a fork, serve. 

Source:  ScratchtoBasics 

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