Eddie Scott has been topped the champion of Masterchef 2022. The 30-year-old from the Midlands noticed off competitors from fellow finalists Pookie, 45, and Radha, 23, to raise the coveted trophy after six gruelling weeks of cooking.
The marine pilot has been a preferred contestant all through the collection, with viewers describing him as “adorable”. His likeability can also be matched by his cooking abilities, as he was described by judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace as a “culinary powerhouse” and a “future great chef” after serving up three jaw-dropping dishes in Thursday evening’s remaining.
45 cooks had entered the Masterchef kitchen in March, however this quantity was whittled down to 3 after a month and a half of impressed dishes and dramatic challenges. Wednesday evening’s episode even noticed Gordon Ramsay make his debut on the present, which you’ll be able to learn extra about right here.
After being named because the winner, Eddie stated: “It’s everything, my whole life feels like it has been building up to this moment. I can’t believe I’m standing here as Masterchef champion, wow.”
He added: “All of my family will be so pleased and proud. It’s been the most stressful but the most enjoyable experience. I think I’ve really discovered who I am as a cook. It’s the best feeling ever.”
Eddie grew up in Leicestershire, however presently lives in Yorkshire. His cooking is partly impressed by his childhood holidays in France in addition to his Indian heritage. As a viewer of MasterChef for years, Eddie determined to enter the competitors in order that he might prepare dinner for a wider viewers than simply his household and pals.
His successful menu wowed the judges and consisted of turbot topped with caviar, tempura oyster and champagne beurre blanc; a Hyderabadi dum biriyani and his tackle a St Emilion au chocolat. John described it as “stupendous” and “absolutely wonderful,” whereas Gregg claimed that his “very, very impressive” cooking was already at knowledgeable commonplace.
“He is nothing short of a culinary powerhouse,” stated John. “Those three dishes were delicious, exciting and opulent. Full of spice and full of love.” Gregg added: “I think we’ve just seen the birth of a future great chef.”