Larissa used her immunity pin to avoid elimination. In the pressure test, set by head chef Santiago Fernandez, Simon and Christina had three and a half hours to cook two of Santiago’s dishes, one savoury and one sweet, at the same time. Simon and Christina did well on their savory dishes, but while Christina’s sauce was too salty, Simon’s dish was the dish of the day. However, he did not present a tuile on his dessert as he ran out of time. Christina’s dessert looked beautiful and her ice cream was delicious, but her espuma was inedible. In the end, Christina was eliminated.
MasterClass: Karl Wulf on Rottnest Island – The contestants visited Rottnest Island for their last MasterClass, and they were joined by Chef Karl Wulf from Thomson’s and Pinky’s Beach Club at Discovery Rottnest Island. Using Rottnest’s produce, Karl cooked some fresh caught crayfish, with a kafir lime dressing, salt bush and seaweed butter. The judges also cooked their own dishes, with Matt showing contestants simple steps to cook ‘Pumpkin Three Ways’, George cooked ‘Halloumi with Quince Chutney Puree’ and Gary returned to his roots with his ‘French Pheasant, Mashed Potato & Cabbage’.
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MasterChef Australia Show Summary
MasterChef Australia has a different format from that of the original British MasterChef and MasterChef Goes Large formats. Initial rounds consist of a large number of hopeful contestants from across Australia individually “auditioning” by presenting a food dish before the three judges in order to gain one of 50 semi-final places. Entrants must be over 18 years old and their main source of income cannot come from preparing and cooking fresh food in a professional environment.
The semi-finalists then compete in several challenges that test their food knowledge and preparation skills. In Season 1, the top 50 competed until 20 were left, with the final 20 progressing to the main stage of the show. From Season 2 onwards, 24 contestants progress. The contestants will then be whittled down through a number of individual and team-based cooking challenges and weekly elimination rounds until a winning MasterChef is crowned. The winner plays for a prize that includes chef training from leading professional chefs, the chance to have their own cookbook published, and A$250,000 in cash.