The secret behind Indian-origin Masterchef champs’ win

April 29th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI  

London, April 29 (ANI): Dhruv Baker, 2010 Masterchef winner, beat off tough competition with his Indian-influenced take on Western dishes.

Baker, who left his job as a sales director for a career in kitchen, won the judges over with his exciting and imaginative fusion of Indian and Western flavours.

John Torode described his recipes as ‘the most amazing fusion food I’ve ever tasted’ while Greg Wallace said he had ‘the palate of an angel’.

Baker revealed that he kept the news of his victory a secret from loved ones since filming of the 2010 series finished six months ago.

“I’ve been keeping the result a secret since filming finished six months ago. I didn’t even tell my mother,” the Telegraph quoted him as saying.

Baker has been getting professional kitchen experience in preparation for opening his own restaurant in 18 months’ time.

Before that there are plans for a pop-up restaurant with the other finalists. (ANI)

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