CELEBRITY chef Matt Golinski is looking forward to enjoying the simple things in life after finally returning home to the Sunshine Coast on the weekend.
The Tewantin man was discharged from the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital on Friday night, four months after the Boxing Day blaze which claimed the lives of his wife and three children and left him with severe burns.
Matt, who turned 40 last week, enjoyed his first weekend back in the Noosa area listening to the rain and catching up with family, according to his father Keith.
He will live with his dad until he can readjust to life and determine his future.
"Matt is looking forward to enjoying the simple things in life once again such as preparing his own meals or watching the sunset," his father said Sunday.
"Matt is expected to face a further two to five years of physical therapy and surgery.
"He has missed cooking.
"His physical recovery is such that he can prepare his own meals and walk and talk unaided."