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Masterchef Australia – We Have Our Top Ten Well For A Minute

It was fast food gussied up in the elimination challenge on Masterchef Australia last night with the contestants having to cook dude food chef Daniel Wilson’s hot dog.

This meant making the bun, sausage, tomato relish and mustard sauce, plus some pork crackling.

For Samira it also meant not being able to taste it as it was pork, she had neither cooked or eaten this protein due to her religion.

However they were all struggling. Christina burst into tears, and George Calombaris showed he is soon to be the speaking circuit’s new motivational speaker. He talked her down off a cliff and she dished up one of the better dishes of the day.

Rishi who is definitely a contender cruised confidently through the challenge, but Noelene, Kelty, Vern and Samira struggled.

Noelene did not get time to plate up properly and just put all her elements there. Kelty plated up four, for some mysterious reason, but was missing the mustard. Vern’s bun and mustard was ordinary and Samira was missing elements as well.

In the end Noelene was safe due to flavour, Kelty due to having the best bun and it was Samira sent home.

So we have our top ten, well for a little while as the next challenge the contestants who have been kicked out are back to try and get back in the competition.

The issue is did anyone spot Clarissa in the promo as I didn’t.

Also Poh from season one has come out criticising the show she told they are casting more on character rather than skills. She may be right but also with all these different challenges they are not being given the chance to shine. The episode they were able to cook a dish they wanted they all turned out cracker dishes.

The top ten are Rishi, Kelty, Neha, Emma, Vern, Christina, Noelene, Lucy, Lynton, and Daniel.



1 I've Got Goss! { 07.20.13 at 4:10 am }

I just ad dinner with a friend who knows asterchefSeason 5 goes to…DUBAI! Apparently they get upgraded to 1st lass on Emirates….and the prize is a trip for 2 to Paris. The top 2 are Daniel & Nolene. There you go. True story!! Masterchef organised it (IMHO) to get the young hotty boy to make them stashes of cash, and the product-marketable mum to do the same. It’s not about the food guys….the judges can say food tastes good/not good or make the bloody rules up as they go to justify predetermined outcomes. Take your time, the penny will drop in time! Just saying. As in….my opinion only. Of course. (But the Dubai bit is true :)

2 Halal { 07.20.13 at 4:15 am }

Yes Littlepetal….I was told that last year, MC gave Amina Halal meat. When they wanted. If the episode was about drama, she didn’t get any. The only consistent thing there guys is the requirement to make ‘good’ TV. They are up and change the rules as they go, to whatever I’ll reel in the most cashola.

3 Carole { 07.20.13 at 8:47 am }

I disagree with the article too. Samira, and Amina last year, would have known when entering they may at some stage have to cook pork. I am sure producers would have brought it up with them when they entered. There is another contestant who is a Muslim too, but she doesn’t wear the veil. Can’t remember which one, but there was a picture of her with her mother both wearing veils in TV Week a while back. For whatever reason she seems to have chosen not to wear one on the show.

4 daisy { 07.20.13 at 9:45 am }

@51 You are supposed to write SPOLIER ALERT before writing spoliers for those of us who prefer the whole ride.

5 daisy { 07.20.13 at 9:49 am }

I wonder how that would work. MC wher all of the female contestants wore niqab. You wouldn’t be able to tell them apart….except for maybe Noele and Alice ……. and Clarissa.

6 Georgie { 07.20.13 at 10:08 am }

And Kate (season 3), who would refuse point blank to wear it.

7 brain dead dave { 07.20.13 at 11:45 am }

We’ve known for weeks that Ma$terchef is going to Dubai. It’s going to hell,too.

8 Littlepetal { 07.20.13 at 11:48 am }

MC going to Dubai is old news and Gary was so sick that he has to take time off from the filming. My guess is Samira will be on that plane to Dubai

9 daisy { 07.20.13 at 11:54 am }

The spoiler wasn’t announcing the trip to Dubai…who cares. But I don’t want to know who the last 2 are. It’s hard enough to stay tuned as it is.

10 Andrea { 07.20.13 at 11:55 am }

We’ve all known about the Dubai thing, it seems to be flavour of the moment with the model shows going there too.

11 daisy { 07.20.13 at 11:58 am }

I don’t see the difference between filming from Dubai or Australia. I don’t see the difference between seeing Karl and Lisa in the studio or recording from Disneyland. The Brady Bunch in Hawaii was boring compared to the backyard and bedroom high jinks at home.

12 daisy { 07.20.13 at 11:58 am }

But it’s tax deductible.

13 Littlepetal { 07.20.13 at 12:01 pm }

I dont think the spoiler said the final 2 are Daniel and Noelene. Many spoilers are wrong anywhere :-)

14 brain dead dave { 07.20.13 at 12:04 pm }

I don’t think it’s a spoiler. It’s an over cooked waffle.

It’s going to be Kelty and Neha, gice. No shit.

Sardine Guts v Damper Diva.

15 Andrea { 07.20.13 at 12:10 pm }

Daisy , I loved The Brady Bunch in Hawaii, who could forget the hidden Tikki idol? What do you think gave me the inspiration to go there?
As far as spoilers, how far do we go? Someone on ANTM spoilt it for us by saying their relative made it to top 9, won’t say who for those who are interested, but we don’t like knowing in advance who gets eliminated.

16 daisy { 07.20.13 at 12:17 pm }

BDD she didn’t even qualify as Damper Diva.

THe Damper was fit only for the Dumpster.

17 Littlepetal { 07.20.13 at 12:23 pm }

Final 2 will be Kelty and Noelene.

18 brain dead dave { 07.20.13 at 12:26 pm }

So…an offal croquembouche is on the cards.

Bring it on,$hine.

Neha’s signature dish~ dumpsterlings.

19 Littlepetal { 07.20.13 at 12:30 pm }

Great idea, BDD.

20 daisy { 07.21.13 at 3:01 pm }

Right now I am watching “Chefs: put you money where your mouth is”. It’s just started but looks like it’s going to be good if you can bear the voice over which sounds just like one of the hosts of Escape to the Country. The cooking looks great and achievable, realistic for us at home to try. But the voice over is sooooo annoying. My God! Why do they speak like that?

21 daisy { 07.21.13 at 10:02 pm }

Hah! What a set up giving Rishi to Samira. They must want to keep her in.