Fans call Junior MasterChef ‘the best antidote to what’s been an utterly crap year’

‘The kids are fantastic!’ Fans welcome the return of Junior MasterChef Australia after a nine-year hiatus and call it ‘the best antidote to what’s been an utterly crap year’

Junior MasterChef returned to television on Sunday night, after a nine-year hiatus.

And audiences couldn’t get enough of the pint-sized cooking show, flocking to Twitter to share their opinions.

‘This is the best antidote to what’s been an utterly sh**t year. These kids are fantastic,’ one viewer wrote.

‘These kids are literally making me cry non stop’: On Sunday, viewers called Junior MasterChef  ‘the best antidote to what’s been an utterly crap year’. [Pictured, the show’s cast] 

‘Loving this season of @JrMasterChefAU already! So many talented and excited children this year, so happy to see this show return,’ a second tweeted.

Meanwhile, other viewers were simply in awe at the impressive talent on display.

‘I’ve had years of training to become a chef and been in the industry for 11 years, and yet these kids cook better than me,’ one person commented.

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'So happy to see this show return': Audiences couldn't get enough of the new cooking series, flocking to Twitter to share their opinions

‘So happy to see this show return’: Audiences couldn’t get enough of the new cooking series, flocking to Twitter to share their opinions

‘My mum keeps giving me disappointed looks because I can barely make toast let alone cook as well as these kids,’ another tweeted.

The heart-warming stories in the premiere episode were also a talking point on social media.  

‘I wanted to avoid all socials but these kids are literally making me cry non-stop,’ added another. 

'These kids are so impressive and we get to see Melissa again, what a winner of a show!' one user wrote. Pictured, Ruby

‘These kids are so impressive and we get to see Melissa again, what a winner of a show!’ one user wrote. Pictured, Ruby

‘These kids are so impressive and we get to see [judge] Melissa [Leong] again, what a winner of a show!’ wrote another.

Once again, Melissa is joined by fellow judges Jock Zonfrillo and Andy Allen, who will guide the 14 contestants vying for culinary super stardom. 

Junior MasterChef continues Monday at 7.30pm on Channel Ten 

It's back! Junior MasterChef Australia has returned to television after a nine-year hiatus. Pictured judges L-R: Andy Allen, Melissa Leong and Jock Zonfrillo

It’s back! Junior MasterChef Australia has returned to television after a nine-year hiatus. Pictured judges L-R: Andy Allen, Melissa Leong and Jock Zonfrillo

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