For the primary time ever, Dozer has agreed to take a seat down with me for a candid interview to share an perception into his life.
In this explosive interview that occurred in his very own residence, he spills the beans on what it’s actually prefer to reside the Life of Dozer!
It’s been a tumultuous yr. What’s your tackle COVID and the way it’s affected your life in 2020?
COVID? What is that, a brand new snack? I don’t recall getting any.
Errr, no. It’s that world-devastating-virus, the rationale your mum has been at residence with you 99% of this yr. You didn’t discover?
Oh. I assumed that was simply because she needed to hold with me. I actually was not complaining that she didn’t journey abroad this yr.
Though having mentioned that, I do miss my very own holidays on the golden retriever boarders’ place…
OK. Well, let’s transfer onto a subject you might be extra knowledgable about. I’m fascinated by this job you do – Official Taste Tester. What are your key duties?
My job is to style meals made by my mum that she is contemplating sharing on this web site, and to present sincere, goal suggestions.
What an fascinating job! Do you’ve gotten any formal ?
No, it’s one thing I’ve a pure expertise for, and a discipline that I’ve all the time been very excited by.
I do work laborious on self training day-after-day, in search of each alternative to hone my expertise and broaden my palette, from breakfast, lunch to dinner, from anybody, wherever. See?
And do you think about your self a excessive performer worker?
[Chest puffs with pride] I’ve been instructed by my mum that my eagerness is commendable and that my ardour for meals is unrivalled.
She has additionally praised me for the velocity at which I do my job ie. consuming the meals I’m sampling. I’m quick!
Your mum cooks a LOT. Do you get to style check quite a bit?
Not as a lot as I’m keen to do, that’s for certain. I really feel like my mum is suppressing my capacity to do my job to the fullest of my skills.
I’m undecided what you imply. Can you broaden on this?
For instance, she makes a roast beef. I’m the RecipeTin Eats Official Taste Tester. My job is to TASTE IT. Yet, I get nothing greater than a tiny sliver. How am I to find out if it’s a good recipe or not and not using a enough amount to pattern??
Well Dozer, phrase on the grapevine is that you just suppose EVERYTHING tastes good…
Tabloid lies! I’ve a very refined palette. Like – kale. YUCK! Pork crackling. YUM! See?
Err, sure. Excellent examples. So – shifting on.
Low level of 2020?
The Mystery Tummy Pain of 2020. Ooooh, that was so painful, I used to be hiding in far corners of the home curled up in ache. I’m so fortunate my mum bought me to the emergency hospital so rapidly. They thought it was one thing scary once they began doing assessments on me. It turned out to be….effectively, simply gastro.
Wait – so everybody was tremendous confused about you being significantly sick and it was simply gastro? Sounds like a case of Tummy Man Flu, in case you ask me…..
[Sulking tone] It was BAD, I’m telling you. Even the vet thought I used to be like DYING of one thing nasty! I even turned down roast hen. Everybody is aware of that’s my all time favorite meals!
Plus, they shaved me to do scans. My privates have been uncovered for all of the world to see. My mum had to make use of the Modesty Flowers on my images for weeks!!
High level of 2020?
That Perfect Day, after I bounded out of mattress at 6 am, my mum ready my residence cooked meal right away, then we went off to the canine seaside to play with my buddies. Came residence to a heat bathe, snoozed within the solar to dry off.
Chased birds within the yard, chatted to my neighbours’ canine by way of a gap within the fence, rolled round on the grass, performed with my toys.
Finished off the day with a swim within the pool adopted by an enormous juicy bone, home made dinner then off to mattress.
Sounds pleasant Dozer. And when was this Perfect Day?
Yesterday! And the day earlier than. Wait, and the day earlier than that, and the day earlier than that….. 😇
So mainly you imply day-after-day is a Perfect Day. That is Life of Dozer!!
What would you say your biggest asset is?
My appears. I’ve been identified to make grown males quit a complete drumstick utilizing simply my appears.
And lastly, I feel it’s becoming to complete with this query: Best meals reminiscence of 2020?
That time mum was teasing me, displaying me a Custard Tart she made with no intention of sharing it with me. Then she dropped it. #Karma
Ha ha! You definitely appeared to reside a charmed life Dozer!
Thank you for taking the time to talk to me. We sit up for seeing what 2021 holds for Life of Dozer!
Happy New Year everybody! Usually, I’d see out a yr with a submit full of social gathering meals to have fun New Years’ Eve. But given this yr will likely be (very!) quiet for a lot of of us, I assumed I’d do one thing a bit of completely different.
Hopefully it gave you a bit of fun!
I’m certain I’m not alone in saying that I received’t miss 2020. We’ve bought extra challenges forward in 2021, however absolutely issues can solely go a method – UP!
Here’s to raised occasions forward! Keep smiling, keep secure, and sending huge (digital) hugs to you all!
– Nagi & Dozer xx