| Singapore | 1 Aug 2015 | Asia Samachar |
Homemaker Jasbir Kaur from Sarawak, Malaysia, is the only Punjabi competing in the first MasterChef Asia set to premiere on Sept 3. The competition will take place in Singapore.
“Jasbir’s love for cooking began when she moved to Sarawak after her marriage. The mother of three cooks for her family almost everyday and hopes to impart the skills of traditional Punjabi cooking to the younger generations,” reads her introduction for the competition.
Jasbir, 54, hopes to get professional accreditation to her cooking skills and prove that home cooks can be highly skilled in the kitchen as well, it adds.
She will be up against contestants from Malaysia, China, India, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
If she wins, she gets to publish her own cookbook as well as US$50,000 cash, US$10,000 worth of leisure experiences in Singapore, US$15,000 of Panasonic home appliances, a paid internship at one of Carlton Hotel Singapore’s restaurants and a one-week stay at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.
Jasbir Kaur, its time to raise the heat and pull all the stops on the paronthas and jalebis.
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