Preview – Celebrity MasterChef

John Torode, Gregg Wallace

It’s time for the second week of heats and five more celebrities arrive at the MasterChef kitchen. Facing the judges this week are Olympic gold medallist Becky Adlington, pop star Rachel Stevens, actor Tyger Drew-Honey, performer and radio presenter Debbie McGee and Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin.

First up is the Mystery Box. The celebs must create a dish using beef mince, pasta dough, ricotta cheese and pears and have use of a basic larder.

Later, split into two groups the teams head to a professional kitchen Becky, Tyger and Rachel are sent to M, a grill restaurant in the City of London, while Debbie and Dev are sent to Italian restaurant Margot in Covent Garden.

In the third and final test, the contestants are asked to prepare a two-course menu of their own design in just one hour. At the end of this test, one of the celebrities is sent home.

Celebrity MasterChef, Wednesday, 9 pm – BBC One

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