By Martin Vedris in Bangkok
BANKGOK, THAILAND: In Thailand tonight, LG Electronics is putting 27 of the world’s best chefs from 16 countries, to the test in a cooking competition using light waves to cook food with the LG SolarDOM oven. Representing Australia is Justine Schofield from MasterChef Australia.
Now in its second year, the LG’s Life Tastes Good Championship is an international cooking competition that not only celebrates the best cooking from around the world, but also aims to inspire people at home and show what is possible with LG cooking appliances.
This year’s competition theme is the ‘Cuisine of Light’ and the contestants are cooking with the LG SolarDOM oven.
Why tripping about the light and what’s so fantastic about it though? The SolarDOM is unique in that it uses halogen light to cook at the speed of light. Well maybe not quite the speed of light but the halogen lighting of the SolarDOM enables cooking up to three times faster than a conventional electric oven.
The SolarDOM also offers the 3-in-1 cooking solutions of oven, grill, oven and microwave, and it was designed to retain the moisture and nutrients in food.
So the competition will pit contestants around the world to a cook off tonight, using the SolarDOM and flying the flag for Australia is Justine Schofield who became a household name after competing in the very first MasterChef Australia and making the final four.
No stranger to pressure and competition, Justine is taking the LG’s Life Tastes Good Championship in her stride as well as all the international recognition. Just walking trough Bangkok airport on arrival yesterday, Thai people were recognising Justine and calling out her name.
She is also going into the competition on her own while many of her fellow contestants have brought along an assistant. After some last minute rushing to make sure the organisers had all of the fresh ingredients she needed, Justine is prepared.
Come back to Current.com.au tomorrow to find out how the competition went and what sort of light meals they created.