Great Aussie Jaffle Elimination Challenge – In the first of a two-round elimination challenge, all contestants except Julie (with immunity) and Melanie (who sat out to balance the team numbers) had 45 minutes to cook a dish using a jaffle maker. Minoli’s chicken and potato jaffle was considered the best and the Favourites were saved from elimination, sending the Fans into the second round, where they had 75 minutes to make a dish that had changed their lives. Harry, who decided not to play her immunity pin, had multiple issues with her dish as her pumpkin was under-seasoned and her lentils were under-cooked. Max’s tart was also under-cooked. Chris struggled during the cook as he burned the first batch of crispy noodles for his dish and forgot to clean the oil before cooking his second batch. Ultimately, the burnt oil overpowered the flavour of the dish, which resulted in his elimination.
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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.