In the final aired last night, Michele Cannistraro, former site manager nicknamed "Il Cannibale", convinced the judges with his menu. Here's what happened in the episode
In the end it was triumphing Michele Cannistraro. It is he, surnamed the "Cannibal", the winner of the first title of Masterchef All Stars, a special edition of the culinary talent show that saw the participation of 16 former competitors of the program.
How was the final
Last episode, aired Thursday 10 January on Sky One, they arrived in 5 competitors who have faced the first Mystery Box (in which they had to present a dish composed of 6 ingredients cooked with 6 different cooking methods), then theInvention Test (where each had to replicate a plate of one of the winners of previous Masterchef editions).
After the elimination of Maradona Youssef and Danny D'Annibale, the three finalists, Michele Cannistraro, Rubina Rovini is Simone Finetti, they had two and a half hours of time to submit to the judges Bruno Barbieri is Antonino Cannavacciuolo – joined by the special guest Giorgio Locatelli – a menu invented and created totally by them.
And to definitively conquer the chefs it was Michele who, with clarity and support from his wife (while none of the former competitors on the balcony – with the exception of Maurizio Rosazza, Prin- diatava for him) has served: l'entrée "Places of my life", king crab in Catalan style with yellow tomatoes and Tropea onion; the "Precise!" starter, mullet with amaranth popcorn on coconut milk fondue, turmeric and artichoke chips; the first "Come a casa", cold linguine with red prawns, lemon, basil cress and emulsion of stracciatella di bufala; the second called with his own nickname, "The cannibal"smoked tomahawk meat with ossobuco sauce, salad roll and pinzimonio served with salmoriglio; finally, the dessert "Finiamo col mojito", milk mousse with lime, rhum and mint on coconut biscuit.
Who is Michele Cannistraro
Forty years old, originally from the province of Milan, before participating in the third edition of Masterchef Italia, Michele was construction site manager: after being ranked eighth, he changed his life, becoming an entrepreneur and taking care of one kitchen atelier in which cooking classes, counseling and team building are organized. Before joining the MasterChef All Stars Masterclass, he said: "I feel much better prepared at the stove than before: my kitchen was a housewife, while today it is professional. Now I really understood what crunchiness, acidity, verticality … even opening the fridge, if I first thought "and mo 'that I do", today I know how to move . When asked if he was inspired by some chef, Michele replied: "No, but I have Cannavacciuolo in my taste buds e Salt Bae as a business man .
And now, it's time for Materchef 8!
From the 17 January the new edition of MasterChef Italy, every Thursday at 9.15 pm on Sky Uno. In the jury there will be Bruno Barbieri, Joe Bastianich, Antonino Cannavacciuolo and the new judge Giorgio Locatelli.
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