Episode 13 of the third Season of MasterChef SA continued its location in Mauritius, and the creators of the two weakest dishes in episode 12, being Penny Fitchet and Roxi Wardman, were to be pitted against each other in an Elimination Test.
The five successful Finalists from episode 12 received a sweet reward, being a MasterClass in Mauritian sugar by the Long Beach Executive Pastry Chef Sandra Scioli. She showed them the different types of sugars produced in Mauritius, and which sugars are better to use for different types of baking. It also demonstrated to the Finalists that the outcome of a dessert can be influenced by the type of sugar one uses. Ian Young was impressed by the plating, ‘because it was very precise and very organised. And you can see that a pastry chef has got a calmness about them that is very systematic. What she put on the plate was beautiful‘.
The Elimination Test was described as a ‘Fusion’ Pressure Test held at the Hasu Japanese restaurant at the Continue reading →