June 20, 2013
Teen Wins British Kitchen Masterchef Contest
Jack Penlington, 15, spends his Saturdays cooking for fun at the Junior Academy at Kidderminster in Worcestshire, England. Recently, though, he decided to ratchet up his involvement, competing against fellow teen culinarians in the academy’s Saturday Kitchen Masterchef Competition. Jack whipped up a stir fry followed by a fruit melee, and his efforts captured first place.
“This was the first cooking competition I’d ever entered. It was a lot of fun, so I’d take definitely take part in others,” Jack tells the Kidderminster Shuttle. In the meantime, though, Jack says he plans to stick to barbecuing with his family. He’ll be properly dressed for the endeavor, as he won a set of chef’s whites for his efforts.
Poll of the Day
Kale Chips Recipe
In the mood for something salty and crunchy that’s fresh and crispy too? How about kale chips … that you make at home.
We hear you laughing from here. Kale? As a chip? Yes, ye of little faith. Turns out that if you prep it right, the curly green collection of cruciferousness crisps up after barely 10 minutes in the oven. And if you season it right, well, let’s just say that…