It all came down to a panna cotta-off on the Season 4 finale of “MasterChef.” Finalists Natasha Crnjac and Luca Manfe battled in the kitchen thunderdome — who emerged victorious?
After a hard-fought battle, Luca was declared the winner of “MasterChef” Season 4. He is the first male home cook to win the coveted title.
Natasha: Pan-seared scallops with seaweed salad, couscous and an heirloom cauliflower puree
Luca: Pan-seared duck liver with toasted french brioche
Natasha: five-spice monk fish with infused jasmine rice and a coconut curry sauce
Luca: Tamarind and balsamic braised short ribs with chanterelle mushroom puree
Luca: Basil panna cotta with tomato jam and mascarpone honey cream
Natasha: Coconut panna cotta with passion fruit coulis
In the end, it comes down to Luca’s “wacky” dessert that the judges say could not have represented who he is as a chef any better.
Do you think the right chef won?