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8 items from 2010


'Celebrity MasterChef' winner revealed

20 August 2010 2:06 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

TV actress Lisa Faulkner has been crowned the winner of the fifth series of Celebrity MasterChef. Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace awarded the Holby City star the title after battling through two weeks of semi-finals and finals against Dick Strawbridge and Christine Hamilton. "I've never won anything and now I've won this! I'm really proud of myself. Honestly, not in my wildest dreams did I think this was possible!" said Faulkner. "I've loved learning so much about food and I just want to learn more." Presenter Torode said that he was "proud" of the actress and praised her "natural touch" in the kitchen. His co-star Wallace added: "You can't want for anything else from food other than to put it in your mouth and go, 'Oh my word' - Lisa elevates humble food into something (more) »

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Hamilton: 'I shouldn't win MasterChef'

16 August 2010 5:17 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Christine Hamilton has claimed that she does not deserve to win Celebrity MasterChef. The TV personality, who is in the final alongside Lisa Faulkner and Dick Strawbridge, said that she was not a good enough cook to earn the 2010 series crown. "I'm just an averagely competent little housewife," she told The Mirror. "Dick was born to cook, and Lisa has just learned so much and just gone from strength to strength through the programme." Hamilton claimed that she had found the reality TV show "more (more) »

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'Celeb MasterChef' final details unveiled

16 August 2010 2:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The details of the challenges in the Celebrity MasterChef final have been revealed. Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace have set finalists Dick Strawbridge, Lisa Faulkner and Christine Hamilton three days of tasks ahead of crowning the winner on Friday. On the first show on Wednesday, the trio will be given a masterclass in sauces from Torode before travelling to France where they will be asked to cook for dancers at the Moulin Rouge and cater a Chateau dinner for the Champagne masters of France. In the second episode of challenges, the finalists will be asked (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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'Celeb MasterChef' final three revealed

16 August 2010 2:20 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

John Torode and Gregg Wallace have chosen their three favourite cooks for this week's Celebrity MasterChef final. Christine Hamilton, Lisa Faulkner and Dick Strawbridge edged out actor Neil Stuke in last week's semi-final and will battle it out over three shows this week for the title of Celebrity MasterChef 2010. Challenges last week included cooking for 200 people from the Sealed Knots Society, preparing lunch for over 800 school boys at Harrow, catering for 400 workers at London's Olympic Stadium and serving up a VIP dinner at London's oldest fish smokery (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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'MasterChef' semi-final tasks revealed

11 August 2010 6:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The details of the Celebrity MasterChef semi-final challenges have been revealed. TV star Dick Strawbridge, actor Neil Stuke, Lisa Faulkner and Christine Hamilton are the four remaining contestants hoping to win the fifth celebrity version of the reality show. On this evening's show the final four will cater for the Sealed Knot, an English Civil War re-enactment society, and 800 schoolboys at Harrow. Meanwhile, Thursday's task will feature (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Chris Walker exits 'Celebrity MasterChef'

9 August 2010 4:25 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Chris Walker has been voted off Celebrity MasterChef at the end of Knockout Week. The actor was edged out of the semi-final slots by Lisa Faulkner, Christine Hamilton, Neil Stuke and Dick Strawbridge, who will continue in the competition this week. In the final test, Walker served a loin of pork with a black pudding crust topped with maple syrup caramelised apples on puy lentils and sherry vinegar with a side of celeriac mash, crackling and a calvados and cider sauce. "I know you push yourself, but it's just a little bit (more) »

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No elimination on 'Celebrity MasterChef'

6 August 2010 9:14 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Gregg Wallace and John Torode have sent through all three contestants on Celebrity MasterChef. The judges were unable to choose one competitor to eliminate in the second episode of Knockout Week, so decided to send the full trio to the next round. Lisa Faulkner, actor Chris Walker and Scrapheap Challenge's Dick Strawbridge join Wednesday's victors Christine Hamilton and Neil Stuke in the next stage of the competition. Before revealing the news, Wallace said: "I'm struggling, John. I'm really struggling, John, to find one of these to go. I think the standard is high and they have pushed themselves." Torode added: "They all have skill. (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Macey, Strawbridge win 'MasterChef' heat

29 July 2010 5:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Athlete Dean Macey and Scrapheap Challenge's Dick Strawbridge won their Celebrity MasterChef heat last night. The duo impressed judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode and edged out fellow contestants Marcus Patrick, singer Kym Mazelle and TV presenter Jennie Bond. In the final challenge, Macey served up scallops on pea puree with smokey bacon for starter, with a main course of steak and chunky chips, alongside a poached egg and cherry tomatoes. Praising the main course, Torode said: "Very nice rare steak. Beefy, almost sweet. A sticky egg on top. Very, very good chips. Seasoned well. Very good!" Meanwhile, Strawbridge cooked kidneys on a celeriac rosti with cream vermouth sauce, followed (more) »

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