MasterChef Australia Recap, Season 6 Episode 41 (S06E41) – Immunity

In tonight’s episode, Tracy’s Power Apron means that she goes straight into Immunity. This is huge enough but it gets even bigger. She can pick the other two contestants to join her. It’s the three South Australians, Tracy, Laura and Soul Patch going at it.

The core ingredient for the first round is beer and they need to make a bar snack incorporating it. Laura does what any other 19 year old in the situation would do, she gets hold of as much alcohol as she can. Her dish is chicken skewers and polenta chips.

Tracy’s beer candied bacon and popcorn chicken sliders sound amazing. SP’s also making sliders and capsicum coated in squid ink. Problem is that he’s braising eye fillet and that’s the wrong cut for braising. He only comes to this realisation with 10 minutes left. He ends up frying battered eye fillet instead.

Tracy’s sliders look a mess but eat like a dream. They all empty their plates. SP’s sliders look really bare and his squid ink capsicum looks like a black, charry disaster. He’s not going to move forward. Laura’s chicken skewers are great but it’s Tracy’s fantastic sliders that win.

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MasterChef Australia Recap, Season 6 Episode 40 (S06E40) – Elimination: Towering Challenge

It’s a big Pressure Test today as Kira, Soul Patch and Jamie must make a croquembouche without a full recipe. Matt tears the recipe into three and Tracy can choose who gets what bit. Jamie’s been practicing choux pastry in the house and to shake things up, Tracy give him the choux recipe and Kira the creme patissier. Kira’s eyes tear up as she knows she’s in major trouble.

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MasterChef Australia Recap, (S06E39) – Mystery Box: She’s Got The Power!

The episode begins with the Kira and Sarah in the house discussing what Tracy’s “power” might be, whilst loading the dishwasher. There’s a packet of Finish dishwasher tablets on the counter and we get a shot of a tablet getting loaded in the compartment. You’ve fulfilled your product placement quota there, MasterChef.

The judges meet Tracy in the back room of the MasterChef kitchen. It’s a massive storage facility filled with all manner of pots, pans and kitchen gadgets, providing a brief behind the scenes glimpse of the enormity of the set.

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MasterChef Australia Recap, Season 6 Episode 38 (S06E38), Power Apron: Time To Get Freekeh!

It’s all about the “Power” today. The winners of the team challenge as well as Tracy will vie for a gold apron, dubbed The Power Apron. The wearer will make decisions and influence next week’s challenges. The challenge will see the six contestants go through entree, main and dessert rounds to cull the field.

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MasterChef Australia Recap, Season 6 Episode 37 (S06E37) – Team Challenge: There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

So the big news is that they are all safe this week. No eliminations. Way to keep stretching out the show, 10. Tracy gets to sit out the challenge because she won something. I can’t remember what.

The winning team from today’s challenge will join Tracy in the Immunity fight. It’s a charity lunch for Starlight Children’s Foundation. As usual, the team that raises the most money, wins.

When Curtis Stone walks through the doors, Laura’s jaw drops. She’s got a major crush on the man.

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MasterChef Australia Recap, Season 6 Episode 36 (S06E36) – They’re Baaack!

The contestants arrive to find way more Mystery Boxes than usual. In classic MasterChef Australia form, all the eliminated contestants have returned to fight it out for a chance to return to the competition. There’s only room for one so it’s a tough fight. The Top 10 will have to wait a little while longer.

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