Greek amateur cook Irini Tzortzoglou has won this year’s MasterChef UK, as the 61-year-old, who was born and raised in Crete, was crowned best chef in the first all-female final series. For the final three-course challenge, Irini cooked a Greek-influenced meal, which featured red mullet with a squid risotto, griddled rosemary lamb chops, and a fig and hazelnut baklava. Irini will give an exclusive talk, take part in a Q&A session on board your ship and will meet you during your private excursion to a traditional Cretan organic farm, where she'll pass on her knowledge of the cookery of her homeland.

Tastes like home with MasterChef 2019 winner Irini Tzortzoglou: listen now. When she was 20 years old her father died prematurely and she began working in her uncle's hotel, where she met her first husband who was English. The beautiful cookbook features Tzortzoglou’s … Headline Home has bagged the “stunning” debut cookbook from 2019 Masterchef champion Irini Tzortzoglou. However, if you are not vegan, you might enjoy serving it with panfried red mullet.
Irini was born in a small village on the island of Crete, Greece.

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Irini Tzortzoglou masterchef champion 2019 Greek chef cooking culinary Greek recipes cookbook writer Irini Tzortzoglou, Cartmel. 1.4K likes. She subsequently moved to London in 1980 where she got married. NEW YORK – Irini Tzortzoglou, MasterChef UK champion 2019, spoke with The National Herald about her upcoming cookbook, Under the Olive Tree: Recipes from My Greek Kitchen. Under the Olive Tree: Recipes from My Greek Kitchen by Irini Tzortzoglou (£25, Headline) is due out on July 23. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Tzortzoglou was born in 1960 and raised in a small village on the island of Crete, Greece. Throughout the competition she successfully used a variety of traditional Greek ingredients in dishes which consistently impressed the judges as well as guest chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Michel Roux Jr.. Irini Tzortzoglou is the wonderfully charming winner of MasterChef 2019.. Irini 's Story. Her final challenge was to prepare a three-course meal for judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace.Tzortzoglou's winning menu consisted of: First course: Red mullet with a squid risotto, confit tomatoes, a rosemary and garlic sauce with bottarga (grey mullet roe) and an aged balsamic foam She loved spending time with her grandmothers, watching them carry out lengthy processes leading to culinary delights.