MasterChef Episode 5

MasterChef SA Recipe Video | Lungile Nhlanhla | Ostrich Crostini

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by Andrew Lieber (Ed) in MasterChef SA

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 20:30

Home town decision leaves Blue Team in the cold Despite Lungile doing a remarkable job with the Ostrich Crostini the Blue Team led by Manisha Naidu lost out to Samantha Nolan's Red Team in the episode five Harvest Challenge. Lungile did enough to keep Manisha happy as she chose Berdina Schurink and Mmutsi Maseko to face the elimination pressure test with her. ...

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MasterChef SA Episode Five Wrap | Berdina Schurink's lamb lands her on the chopping block.

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by Murray in Articles, MasterChef SA, News

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:27

Tensions ran high as a usually stoic Berdina Schurink succumbed to the intensity of the MasterChef kitchen in a pressure test that she should have sailed through. MasterChef Press Release via TVSA In this week’s jam-packed episode of MasterChef SA, tensions ran high as a usually stoic Berdina Schurink succumbed to the intensity of the MasterChef kitchen in a ...

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Coco Reinarhz shares his Moule Mariniere recipe

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by Dexter in Articles, MasterChef SA, Recipes

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 09:00

This was one of the more popular dishes at Taste of Jo'burg for some very simple reasons. It looked great, smelt great, was a perfect lunch meal and most importantly tasted fantastic.   Coco is the owner of Sel et Poivre at the Quatermain Hotel and is of Burundian-Belgian descent. The Sowetan has described him as being at the forefront of the new African culinary renaissance. Producing innovative Afro-fusion combining French cuisine with African flavours.

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MasterChef SA's Lwazi Mngoma reckons cooking quail is an un-African thing to do.

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by Murray in Articles, Braai Tips, Cooking Tips, MasterChef SA

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 01:26

MasterChef contender Lwazi Mngoma shares some of his braai knowledge. Lwazi was responsible for the braai during the Harvest Day Team Challenge on MasterChef SA. This included three very different types of produce, ostrich fillets, quail and asparagus. When it comes to the Ostrich Fillets he recommends getting the braai very hot, to around 320C and all they need is a quick sear, about 90 seconds each way. The quail was a different challenge which he hadn't cooked before, "it's such ...

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Hometown decision leaves Blue Team singing the MasterChef blues

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by Baz in Articles, MasterChef SA, News

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 00:57

Home town advantage gives Samantha Nolan's Red Team the game in the dying seconds. In scenes reminiscent of Liverpool v Everton or Manchester United v Manchester City football matches the team in red sneaked in past the post in what turned out to be a strategic triumph for Samantha Nolan and her team crammed with Cape compatriots. She had earlier in the day picked fellow Capetonians Sue-Ann Allen, Ilse Fourie ...

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Samantha Nolan and the rise of The MasterChef Cape Cabal

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by Murray in Articles, MasterChef SA, News

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 23:33

Samantha Nolan's team picks reveal Cape Cabal on MasterChef SA It was earlier today I was reading an article by rugby writer Gavin Rich (an old associate of GGS Ed Andrew Lieber) about the rise of a Blue Bulls Cabal in South African rugby that is reminiscent of the Cape Cabal in the days under Nick Mallet.  It was quite ironic to see similar scenes playing out on MasterChef SA as Samantha Nolan surrounded herself with Cape compatriots for the team challenge. The first person she called ...

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Berdina Schurink runs out of time. Leaves MasterChef SA underdone.

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by Dexter in Articles, MasterChef SA, News

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 22:35

Berdina Schurink crashes out of MasterChef SA in unspectacular fashion with underdone Rack of Lamb. It was the second week in a row that Berdina Schurink found herself having to deal with a pressure test after presenting the judges with uncooked meringue on her tart in episode four of MasterChef SA. She easily trumped the koeksister challenge that day and survived to move on to the Team Challenge. This week she found herself facing the pressure challenge in dramatic fashion after the ...

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Salmon with Potato Rosti, Marrow Fries and Red Pepper Purée Recipe | Sue-Ann Allen | MasterChef SA

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by Murray in Articles, MasterChef SA, Recipes

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 13:00

Sue-Ann Allen gave the judges something to think about with her Fillet of Salmon Recipe with Potato Rosti, Marrow Fries and Red Pepper Puree.   Sue-Ann displayed here timing and organisational skills with this recipe and explained how she approached it in the time available. It was the peppers that would take the longest time to cook so they went into the oven first for a good roasting. When making a puree not only do you want to remove the skins which will come off easily ...

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MasterChef SA Recipe Video | The Harvest Challenge | Manisha Naidoo Blue Team

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by Andrew Lieber (Ed) in MasterChef SA

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 20:30

For their Harvest Challenge MasterChef SA recipe, the Blue Team led by Manisha Naidoo put together this great menu. They lost narrowly to Samantha Nolan's Red Team in what can only be described as a home town decision. They put up a good showing however and could well have won if it were not for Samantha Nolan leading the Red Team with plenty of local knowledge and the first sighting of the Cape Cabal. You can find the full recipes here: ...

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