Returning for its eighth season, MasterChef Australia will this year take the best of what has been before and combine it with more big name international guest chefs, bright new talent and exciting challenges to create a truly remarkable series
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Pressure Test - Clare Smyth's Dessert 11x16
This episode's Pressure Test has contestants recreating a dessert from culinary legend Clare Smyth. During four hours of preparation time, there are tears and even a dish that collapses before the judges' eyes.
Mystery Box Challenge: Rick Stein & Invention Test: Fish and Potatoes 11x15
It's Legends Week and our cooks have to create a dish using Rick Stein's Mystery Box. Later, a fish and potatoes themed Invention Test determines who will face the Immunity Challenge and Pressure Test.
Elimination Challenge: Condiment Identification & MasterClass 2 11x14
The bottom team from the previous challenge are presented with an array of condiments they must identify correctly. The first five to guess incorrectly head into an elimination cook. Plus, a Masterclass with Nigella.
Team Challenge: Historical Menus 11x13
Contestants are at the State Library of Victoria and given historical menus from two state dinners to inspire a three-course meal. The team who create the least impressive menu will head into the next elimination.
Immunity Challenge: Coskun Uysal 11x12
The four best cooks from the mystery box challenge must cook one dish that celebrates custard. The best dish advances to compete against Coskun Uysal, renowned for his restaurant Tulum in Melbourne.
Pressure Test: Nigella's Roast Chicken 11x11
It's pressure test time for the losing team from the previous challenge. The contestants have 90 minutes to cook Nigella's infamous roast chicken with two sides and gravy. Who will fail to impress and be sent home?
Mystery Box Challenge: Nigella Lawson & Invention Test: Relay 11x10
It's Nigella Week. MasterChef favourite Nigella Lawson sets the mystery box ingredients. Whoever cooks the best dish heads into immunity, but the rest must compete in a relay invention test.
Elimination Challenge: Favourite and Least Favourite Ingredients & MasterClass 1 11x09
Round 1, cook with either your favourite or least favourite ingredient. Those who produce the bottom four dishes face Round 2 with their remaining ingredient. Masterclass with George, Poh and more faves.
Off-Site Team Challenge - Briagolong Drought Feast 11x08
Contestants cook outside of the kitchen for the first time. Their challenge is to create a feast for volunteers, truckies, farmers and their families impacted by drought in Briagolong.
Immunity Challenge: Max Sharrad 11x07
The winners of the mystery box and invention test face the immunity challenge. History is made when the judges choose who will cook against Young Chef of the Year, Max Sharrad.
Pressure Test - Darren Purchese 11x06
Those that failed to impress in the previous episode are facing the dreaded pressure test. Our cooks are charged with recreating a Darren Purchese dessert, and whoever doesn't impress the judges will be going home.