Cream, eggs & Jam

by Elise Pulbrook & Scott Bagnell

We are Scotty and Elise, an interior designer and lawyer with a common passion for cooking, using all our senses and deeply understanding our food systems. We met as contestants on Masterchef Australia Season 13. Join us and see who we can meet over a cup of tea and a slice of cake slathered with cream and jam! We know there are other food nerds out there interested in eating beyond just for mere sustenance – You are our peo ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1



    As one last hurrah for 2022, Scotty and Elise hold your hand and help you navigate oven prioritisation, glazing hams and making gingerbread cookies to give you some Christmas tips and tricks to make Christmas less about stress and more about the Joy of eating delicious food. They share some recipes on how to wow your ham, Masterchef your Christmas Pav and play a game of Entrée, Main and Dessert with mystery ingredients. Scotty and Elise also share their fondest memories of Christmas traditions and what’s on their ultimate Christmas table this year as some inspiration for your Christmas cookery.

  • Ep13 – BONUS BAKE OFF EPISODE with Freya Cox of GBBO 2021

    Ep13 – BONUS BAKE OFF EPISODE with Freya Cox of GBBO 2021

    Freya Cox joins Cream, Eggs and Jam all the way from Scarborough UK to chat about her Great British Bake Off (GBBO) experience, how her life has transformed since entering the ultimate baking battle and what it was like writing her first cookbook, Simply Vegan Baking. Elise makes the case for Great British Bake Off being the best competitive cooking show out there and Scotty salivates over Freya's fluffy milk buns. BOOKS: To order Freya's book: For more vegan recipes with flare, check out Jessica Prescott's books: COOL FOOD STUFF: To make Freya's milk buns:

  • Ep12 – Celebrating Season 1 Finale by popping Champagne with Amanda Reboul

    Ep12 – Celebrating Season 1 Finale by popping Champagne with Amanda Reboul

    It's episode 12 and time to celebrate! Scotty and Elise simultaneously pop corks with champagne specialist Amanda Reboul, one of the most well researched individuals in Australia when it comes to champagne. Her French language skills have been an asset to developing working relationships in Champagne since the 90’s. Her French husband and relatives in northern France have also been critical to tying her to the infamous region. SPOILER ALERT - Scotty and Elise chat about the MasterChef AU season finale before their champagne tasting with Amanda. Stay tuned to the end of the episode for another fun segment of show and tell, and a hint of a possible BONUS Episode 13. BOOKS: The Widow Clicquot - The story of a Champagne empire and the woman who ruled it, by Tilar J Mazzeo Essi Avellan’s Champagne - a guide for champagne and gourmet travellers, by Essa Avellan The finest wines of Champagne - a guide to the best cuvees, houses and growers, by Michael Edwards Christie’s world encyclopaedia of Champagne & sparkling wine, by Tom Stevenson and Essa Avellan Champagne, a Tasting Journey, by Kaaren Palmer The Art & Science of Foodpairing - 10,000 flavour matches that will transform the way you eat, by Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, Johan Langenbick Bourke Street Bakery – The Ultimate Baking Companion, by Paul Allam & David McGuinness COOL FOOD STUFF: Amanda hosts transportative champagne celebrations in Brisbane. You can be in touch with her via her website where you can also download her ebook 'Level Up Your Champagne Game' To learn more about Tsarine visit their website - To purchase a bottle of the champagne tasted in this episode - The glasses used by Amanda in the tasting are designed by Philippe Jamesse for Lehmann Glass in France. Philippe Jamesse was World’s Best Sommelier in 2008 and worked with Lehmann Glass and the physics department of the University of Reims to develop the perfect champagne tasting flute. These are available here: (The model shown was the Premium 28.5cl, which is the smaller version but the 41 and the 45cl are the ultimate tasting glasses.) To learn more about Champagne, subscribe to Vine & Bubble Magazine which is Australia’s only magazine dedicated to champagne:

  • Ep11 – Talking oysters with Tassie legends Sabina Newton and Giles Fisher of Freycinet Marine Farm

    Ep11 – Talking oysters with Tassie legends Sabina Newton and Giles Fisher of Freycinet Marine Farm

    Have you ever wondered how baby oysters grow? Have you been curious about the seasonality of seafood? The Freycinet Marine Farm in Tasmania happens to be an old stomping ground of our favourite Tasmanian, and 2021 Masterchef finalist, Sabina Newton. Scotty and Elise want to know more about this must visit Tassie location. Sabina introduces marine farmer Giles Fisher to learn a little more about life as a marine farmer. From the process of growing an oyster to its prime eating potential, Giles tells all! BOOKS: Tasmania’s Table – A food lover’s guide to Tasmania’s fine food, drink and restaurants by Paul County and Nick Osborne COOL FOOD STUFF: To find out more about the Freycinet Marine Farm: To book Sabina to cater your next feast celebrating Tasmanian produce, contact her via Instagram @sabinanewton or check out her profile on Gather:

  • Ep10 – Catching up with Jess Hodge

    Ep10 – Catching up with Jess Hodge

    In episode 10, Scotty and Elise discuss how to combat winter via delicious ramen broths and bergamot tea! They lament over Aldo's elimination from Masterchef season 14 and consider the utility of a cucumber. Jess joins the conversation and shares what she's been up to. From travelling around Australia in a vintage caravan to hosting her very first pop up restaurant, Jess has been very busy navigating how to realise her food dream post Masterchef.