Tradition and wisdom triumph again: Almudena wins 'MasterChef grandparents 2'

Although the trophy had to be given to one of the applicants, the truth is that all have been deserving of winning ‘MasterChef Grandparents’. The second special edition of the TVE culinary contest has once again thrilled the public and, specifically, Almudena has swept through the new ‘senior’ batch.

The 87-year-old Basque grandmother has been the applicant with the highest score throughout the program. A mechanism that, like the children’s version and unlike the edition with celebrities or anonymous ones, consists of accumulating points after their work in front of the stove.

“Cooking is therapeutic, I’ve been through a lot and it has helped me overcome it all”

Almudena already triumphed in the first test of the program in which, in addition, she was accompanied by her grandson. The cannelloni with prawns and bechamel They seduced the three members of the jury so much that it was the one who scored the most points in one go above the rest of the teammates.

But the star dish of the grandmother of the north, as she herself has defined, was not the elaboration that shone the most during her time on the program produced by Shine Iberia. Almudena he also managed to win the challenge of the team event which allowed his marker to fatten the score even more.

Almudena, in ‘MasterChef Grandparents’. (RTVE)

However, it has been the final test that has crowned her as the best of all the grandparents of this second special edition that public radio and television has wanted to launch. Almudena’s plate has caused a shower of praise, not only by Samantha Vallejo Nágera, Jordi Cruz and Pepe Rodríguez, but also by guests with Michelin stars, former contestants in the first edition of ‘MC Abuelos’ or Guadalupe Fiñana, winner of the aforementioned ‘senior’ edition.

The overwhelming plea of ​​the audience to TVE after another special of ‘MasterChef grandparents’


Cooking is totally therapeutic for me, because I have been through many things in life and this is what has helped me overcome it all“The winner of the most endearing edition of all those produced by ‘MasterChef’ said excitedly.” Being the winner of my favorite show, it couldn’t be more exciting, “she finished happily with her trophy in hand.

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