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TLC to air new season of 'The Taste'

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MUMBAI: TLC is all set to air the new season of The Taste from 11 May onwards. The show will be aired on Mondays and Tuesdays at 9 pm.  

The competition gets hotter as Chef Marcus Samuelsson joins Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre at the judging table to select Britain’s best cook.

The four culinary superstars and The Taste mentors will each coach a team of four competing pro and amateur cooks chosen from a casting call, as they vie to create the best tasting dish in a state of the art kitchen. Each week the groups will face team and individual challenges with a variety of culinary themes through several elimination rounds.



 

At the end of each episode of The Taste, the mentors will have to judge the competitors’ dishes blindfolded, with no knowledge of whose creation they’re sampling, what they’re eating, how it was prepared or whom they could be sending home.

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific executive vice president and general manager – South Asia & South East Asia Rahul Johri said, “The Taste combines the best of cuisine and reality television featuring four world-renowned celebrity chefs to bring the ultimate culinary challenge to our viewers.”



 

One blind spoonful is all it will take to win the judges over with The Taste on TLC. Celebrity chefs in India are excited about the series and have picked their favourites.

Massive Restaurants founder and managing director Zorawar Kalra said, “The Tasteis going to be a clash of the titans with Nigella and Anthony competing with each other. Both of them are extremely successful and acclaimed in the international culinary field and bring their years of experience and expertise to help mentor their respective teams and give a tough competition. This one is to watch out for.”

Diva, New Delhi celebrity chef and co-owner Ritu Dalmia added, “I am very partial towards Nigella! Even though I love the way Anthony writes, and books on his food journeys, when it comes to food I find Nigella a lot more appealing. So, I will be rooting for Team Nigella!”

Olive Bar and Kitchen Sous chef Dhruv Oberoi said, “I will cheer for Nigella. Her dishes work well for people across all ages and her cooking style is simple yet so classic. And of course, she is beautiful so that helps gets my vote too.”

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