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Kadeena Cox has followed up her gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympic Games as the Celebrity MasterChef 2021 winner.
The parasport athlete became this year's Queen of the MasterChef Kitchen in a gruelling finale on Friday night (September 17), afterMegan McKenna and Joe Swash.
"I gave everything I could today," she said following her victory. "I am absolutely buzzing. This smile is not disappearing from my face for a while. I am just proud of myself for doing it.
"I didn't change who I was, I learnt along the way but I was still Kadeena right to the end. It has just been a great journey and one that I am never going to forget."
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Friday's finale saw Kadeena win over judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode with a three-course meal featuring torched salmon marinated in lime juice with caviar, tempura prawn topped with a crabmeat mayonnaise, asparagus salad, plus a Bloody Mary granite for its opening course.
For the main course, she served French trimmed rack of lamb, Caribbean curried goat pie, roasted carrots, spinach, silver skin onions and a lamb curry sauce.
If you weren't already in a food coma, Kadeena topped off her meal with a Choux au Craquelin filled with mascarpone whipped cream as well as hazelnut praline crumb and tempered chocolate.
Celebrity MasterChef eliminates another star after 'soggy' dish
"I'm walking away here having learnt something."Celebrity MasterChef had to say goodbye to another contestant, with professional dancer Johannes Radebe hanging up his apron.
"So many times during this year's competition I forgot Kadeena had Multiple Sclerosis and was not only battling for the trophy but had her own personal battle going on," John Torode said.
"She just never let up, she didn't stop! For me, she is a true inspiration. Her food is special, not just because it is technically brilliant but also because it has heart, it's got soul and it's got love."
Gregg Wallace agreed: "What a lovely, lovely final. Today from Kadeena we got very special dishes. It's not just the quality of Kadeena's cooking, it's the originality of the ideas.
"There is a reason she has a bedroom full of medals, she is a serious competitor."
Celebrity MasterChef has aired on BBC One, and is now available on catch-up on the iPlayer.
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Celebrity MasterChef 2021 winner revealed as Paralympian Kadeena Cox takes title .
Reality star Megan McKenna, former EastEnders actor Joe Swash and Paralympian Kadeena Cox all made it to the finalThe 30-year-old, who has represented Great Britain in both sprinting and cycling events, impressed judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in a final that saw the three remaining contestants attempt to cook a “flawless” three-course meal in two hours.