Considering how much MasterChef judge George Calombaris has spoken about his mother’s influence on his cooking, it was only a matter of time until she made an appearance on his hit show! Tonight’s the night, with George’s mum Mary setting the dishes for the pressure test, which will see Michael Weldon, Danielle Dixon, Adam Bowen and Ellie Paxton-Hall (who was unwell and didn’t participate in last night’s Korean mystery box invention test) cooking to keep their places in the competition. As George says in the promo, “Greek is the word,” and the contestants will be plating up a variety of Greek delicacies. As for what his mother taught him, George said last month, “I never learnt recipes from my mum, because my mum doesn’t have recipes.” Instead, she instilled in him a love of food and taught him about great flavours — something that will save three contestants tonight and send one home packing.
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