Pressure Test: Peter Gilmore’s Raw Abrohols Island Scallop and Moo — Daniel, Sarah and Keyma competed in the final pressure test of the season, set by Peter Gilmore. They had two hours and 30 minutes to recreate two of Quay’s most complex signature dishes: his raw Abrohols Island scallop with katsuobushi cream, Ossetra caviar and sea cucumber crackling, and Moo, a dessert consisting of a salted oloroso caramel, prune jam, vanilla ice cream and cocoa tuiles. Daniel, who fell behind in making his katsuobushi cream, excelled in the cook and his dishes tasted exactly like Peter’s and being dishes of the day. Sarah burnt the biscuits for her dessert, forcing her to remake them, and her whipped cream was too soft. Keyma, however, struggled. She didn’t have enough katsuobushi cream, throwing off the balance of her scallop dish. Her whipped cream for her dessert split after she used the wrong amounts of double and pure cream, and her ice cream was too icy. Her first pressure test ended up being her last as she was sent home.
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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.