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Deena Naidoo opens Aarya, his MasterChef SA Grand Prize

South Africa’s first MasterChef Deena Naidoo opened his restaurant Araya at MonteCasino last week. It was a sparkling affair at the newly renamed Aarya restaurant (formerly Mondo Vino) at MonteCasino in Johannesburg. An array of guests were on hand to witness Deena’s MasterChef journey continue into the unknown territory of managing a restaurant, not that he will…

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Deena Naidoo’s Prawn Curry Recipe with Jeera Rice

This Prawn Curry Recipe is one of those that saw Deena Naidoo sweep through the early rounds of MasterChef SA. Deena Naidoo very quickly built his reputation on MasterChef around his curry recipes. This was to be expected though as the man is Indian and most importantly hails from Durban. You may want to increase…

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Deena Naidoo on the bill at the Durban Good Food & Wine Show

The Good Food and Wine Show kicks off in Durban on the Thursday 23rd August through to Sunday 26th Everything you need to rule the kitchen… in Durban! From 23 to 26 August 2012 at the Durban Exhibition Centre, it is time for foodies to indulge in the city’s most scintillating food show. With international…

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Butter Chicken Recipe from MasterChef SA’s Deena Naidoo

Deena Naidoo plated up in the first episode of Master Chef SA with a Butter Chicken in a Cashew and Almond Sauce with a Garlic and Herb Naan Recipe Okay I am not going to beat about the curry bush with this one. Butter Chicken is one of the finest dishes around and there is…

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Despite the citrus glaze, Deena’s lamb is a winner

Deena Naidoo offered up a Coriander crusted lamb loin with onion and spinach bhaji and roasted potatoes in the Invention Test Deena Naidoo’ lamb was cooked perfectly according to Andrew Atkinson, Pete Goff=Wood and Benny Masekwameng. Each has their concerns, Benny would have liked crispier potatoes and Andrew could not handle the citrus glaze. Watch Deena…

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Deena Naidoo favourite to win MasterChef SA

Deena Naidoo is leading the poll to take the title of South Africa’s first MasterChef. The man from Durban just keeps on getting stronger and stronger in the competition and is quickly becoming the viewers choice to walk away with the title. Deena has had some close encounters with elimination along the way but seems…

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Deena Naidoo wins another episode of MasterChef SA and powers on.

Deena Naidoo hits the sweet spot with a Chocolate fondant with with Amarula crème anglaise and caramelised pears. Deena showed his street smart savvy with this dessert challenge as he set about preparing a dish that he knew would walk away with the episode. Everybody loves chocolate and despite not having any chocolate solids to help…

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Sarel Loots prepares his final dish on MasterChef SA

Sarel Loots bids farewell to the MasterChef SA kitchen. It has been a good run for the man from Sabie as he said his final farewell to the MasterChef SA kitchen in episode seventeen of the cooking competition. He has no doubt achieved more than he ever dreamed possible and his consistency in the kitchen…

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Deena Naidoo chats about his winning Ballotine.

Deena Naidoo is the only one to present a proper Ballotine on the day. Deena Naidoo once again displayed immense character when under incredible pressure, than walked away with the prize, an advice bell that he can use to call upon the judges to help him out in the next round of MasterChef SA. Deena…