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Meet Syd from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Syd from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My mom. She told me stories about how her mom taught her. We never really talked about cooking like chefs do. We talked about the traditions behind it and stuff like that. When I got older I liked to experiment. I called it “making mixes.” At(…)

Meet Jasmine from #MasterchefJunior

Meet Jasmine from #MasterchefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My inspiration to start cooking was my parents. I have grown up watching my parents cook, and enjoy watching them get excited about trying a new dish. My dad enjoys making elaborate breakfast foods, such as crepes, spiced pancakes with fresh fruit toppings, and Belgian waffles.(…)

Meet Donovan, MasterChef Junior

Meet Donovan, MasterChef Junior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? I always loved watching my father and my nanny cooking in the kitchen. I’ve also been watching cooking shows (like MCJ) and other cooking videos since I can remember. At what age did you start cooking?  What was your initial experience like? I started cooking when(…)

Meet Gonzalo from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Gonzalo from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My mom and my grandmother, I started helping her cook by just cutting vegetables of course with her supervision. At what age did you start cooking? What was your initial experience like? I started cooking at the age of 5 helping mom cutting vegetables for dinner.(…)

Meet Charlie from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Charlie from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My inspiration to start cooking was when on Sunday mornings I would cook pancakes for my family, then things just took off from there. At what age did you start cooking? What was your initial experience like? I started cooking when I was 9, but my(…)