A East Yorkshire woman who stands out for her unique dishes made from foraging ingredients failed to impress the judges with her Masterchef Potato Curry as she was sent home on Thursday night.
Angela, 31, from Gilberdyke, was competing for a place in the semi-finals of the BBC One Show when she appeared on Thursday night’s episode (April 21). The mum-of-two fixed an apron as she showed off her “local, wild and free” dishes.
As bee enthusiast, Angela loves cooking wild plants you will not find in local supermarkets. She is part of the last cohort to compete ahead of the semi-final week, when the remaining 10 contestants will be put through a series of challenges to be crowned MasterChef champion.
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Participants were asked to cook whatever they wanted in the market challenge, and the childcare worker decided to make a potato curry, which was similar to what she cooked at home. for his children.
While the judges on the BBC show were impressed by the curry itself, its flat side to drop. The judges said the flatbread, donuts and yogurt dip didn’t work for them, adding that the yogurt dip had too much garlic and was “fierce.”
Consequently Angela was sent home after the first challenge of the episode and will not pass to the semifinals. Speaking about the ups and downs of Masterchef, Angela said, “There was a great sense of camaraderie on the show and the contestants would really hype each other up, the judges were really lovely and also fair.
“My biggest challenge was competing against competitors with great technical ability. What gave me the edge were my unusual ingredients, which compensated for my technical skills. Many others would be really interested in my style of cooking which was awesome.”