Sandwich wars

MasterChefs live and die by sandwiches.

26 Jun 2013
MasterChef SA Episode 5

Sandwiches were the game on episode 5 of MasterChef SA season 2.   But when the top 16 walked into the epic Woolworth’s pantry (insert swoon here) there was a catch, because there’s always a catch. 

Pete told the Top 16 that they had full access to the fabulous pantry but there is no bread in there. “You will have to bake your own bread from scratch and then make a fantastic filling that will really blow us away.”

These crafty chefs would have to make their own dough in a matter of hours and use it for decadent sandwiches that would not only be judged on what’s inside but for the first time in your life you hear “it’s what’s on the outside that counts”, yes, your parents lied to you.

The top 16 are fighting tooth and nail to create dishes that are inspiring, representative of themselves, and not just their own best dish, but a dish that’s better than everyone else’s best dish.  Shannon from Sea Point couldn’t have said it better “It’s about beating someone’s best sandwich”. 

As Mary, Khumo, Tumi, Seline, Shannon and Neil all head into the Elimination Round this evening we become more attached to what seem like soapie characters.  We’re sad to see one person go but we’re totally digging the juicy drama.

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