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This year’s culinary journey celebrity master chef stars has come to an end, and the show is crowning its 2022 winner.
In their final challenge, the three finalists – Mel Blatt, Danny Jones and Lisa Snowdon – attempted a three-course meal to wow the judges, Gregg Wallace and John Torode.
At the end of a tense two-hour cooking session, that was it Lisa‘s menu which captured the hearts and taste buds of Gregg and John and she was crowned the winner.
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She served mackerel with rhubarb and fennel salad for starters and had a chance to redeem herself with a second, “glorious” version of roast duck, which she served with sunflower seed puree, mushrooms and a honey-soy dressing. Finally, she baked a cake with a firm chocolate ganache and a biscuit base.
Both Mel and Danny displayed their impressive skills with their own menus, making it difficult for the judges to pick a winner.
Mel gave her everything with steak tartare on crispy rice, shrimp and langoustine ravioli and cherry clafoutis for dessert—her mom’s favorite.
Danny opted for an Asian-inspired menu, a nod to the delicious meal he had on his honeymoon. For starters, he presented Gregg and John with crispy fried shrimp, breaded and coated in coconut, served with lime mayonnaise and mango salad.
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The McFly singer-guitarist chose an “unusual” combination of lamb and massaman curry sauce and padron peppers for his main course. Finally, his dessert was banana-stuffed Japanese dumplings with coconut milk caramel and sugared pecans.
After sampling the three celebrities’ dishes, Gregg and John decided that Lisa’s “extraordinary” vision deserved this year’s celebrity master chef Title.
The host broke down in tears upon receiving her award, calling her stint on the show “a life-changing experience.”
celebrity master chef will be broadcast on BBC One.