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Entertainment'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off

20:55  21 may  2019
20:55  21 may  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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And contestant Larissa Takchi was left red - faced once again on Tuesday's episode after she burnt microwave popcorn during another immunity cook - off . The 22-year-old restaurant manager, who was tasked with creating a meal using just three basic appliances, made the rookie error while

Video: ' I ' m technically not even cooking yet !' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red - faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook - off .

She crumbled under the pressure as her panna cotta spectacularly melted during an immunity challenge on MasterChef Australia earlier this season.

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi (pictured) is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off And contestant Larissa Takchi was left red-faced once again on Tuesday's episode after she burnt microwave popcorn during another immunity cook-off.

The 22-year-old restaurant manager, who was tasked with creating a meal using just three basic appliances, made the rookie error while preparing her popcorn grits dish.

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'Do I smell burning?' one of the contestants remarked only minutes into the challenge.

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Do I smell burning?' Larissa was seen running towards the microwave to check on her popcorn 'I'm so focused on what I'm doing that I forget about my popcorn in the microwave,' Larissa explained in a piece-to-camera.

Larissa was then seen running towards the microwave to check on her burning popcorn.

She then opened the bag of popcorn and discovered the contents had been charred, remarking: 'Oh no I've burnt them!'

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MasterChef 's Larissa crumbled under the pressure as her panna cotta spectacularly melted during Wednesday night's immunity challenge. It wasn't a complete lost cause though, with Larissa remembering she had prepared a spare, just in case of an emergency. ' I ' m very nervous, my hands

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'That's embarrassing': As she opened up a second packet of microwave popcorn she continued to lament her unfortunate mishap, remarking: ' That's a bit embarrassing isn't it!'

'I can't believe I burnt microwave popcorn!' she exclaimed before adding: 'How do you burn popcorn, seriously?'

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' she added in disbelief.

As she opened up a second packet of microwave popcorn she continued to lament her unfortunate mishap, remarking: 'That's a bit embarrassing isn't it!'

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited All's well that ends well: Larissa served up popcorn grits with pan-fried calamari, pickled radish and speck

She served up popcorn grits with pan-fried calamari, pickled radish and speck.

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Flippin' amazing! Tati won the immunity cook-off with her 'brilliant' dish which consisted of Vietnamese pancakes, grilled chicken and fish sauce dressing Larissa, along with her fellow competitors Steph De Sousa, Abbey Rose and Tati Carlin, were tasked with creating a meal just using three appliances, including a microwave, kettle and sandwich press.

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Tati won the immunity cook-off with her 'brilliant' dish which consisted of Vietnamese pancakes, grilled chicken and fish sauce dressing.

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Couldn't handle the strain: Jess made the meringue too thin and the cream too thick, with it cracking as she prepared to present the dish to the judges However she failed to win the immunity pin after she was defeated by culinary legend Donovan Cooke in the final cook-off.

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'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Flippin' amazing! Tati won the immunity cook-off with her 'brilliant' dish which consisted of Vietnamese pancakes, grilled chicken and fish sauce dressing It was the end-of-the-road for the NSW travel agent, who struggled to put together chef Clare Smyth's pear and lemon verbena vacherin.

'I'm technically not even cooking yet!' MasterChef contestant Larissa Takchi is left red-faced as she BURNS microwave popcorn during immunity cook-off© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Heartbreaking: Contestant Jess (pictured) fought back tears after her meringue dome cracked while plating up for the judges on Monday night's episode In a heart-breaking scene, the 28-year-old fought back tears as she watched her meringue fall to pieces while plating up the dessert in front of judging panel.


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