Time Elimination Challenge — Ali had Weekly Immunity, while Aldo sat out of the first round to balance the teams. The remaining contestants had to cook a 10-minute dish. Melanie’s silken tofu with fried egg was considered the best, saving the Fans from elimination.The Favourites then faced a two-day elimination cook-off, where they were given 45 minutes to prepare a dish of their choice, then 60 minutes to cook it the next day. Michael, whose beef brisket became tough and dry, played his pin minutes into the cook. Most of the Favourites’ dishes were praised by the judges, particularly Aldo’s octopus and octopus broth, Julie’s Moroccan lamb shoulder with couscous, Minoli’s pork belly curry with chana dal curry, and Billie’s confit duck leg. The judges liked Mindy’s Peking broth, but her pork and chicken dumplings were undercooked. Sashi, who had to remake the dosas for his overnight fish curry, mistakenly left his curry to cook on the stove at high heat, burning it. Ultimately, the burnt flavour overpowered the sauce, and Sashi was eliminated. Tommy, who was absent isolating, must compete in the first elimination challenge after his return.
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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.