A Caribbean shrimp and coconut curry soup wowed the BBC judges of Young MasterChef, crowning its cook as the winner.
Keziah Whittaker,21, from north-west London garnished her dish with coriander, lime and chilli, and served in coconut shells. Then served Jamaican sea bass with escovitch vegetables roasted in jerk and beurre balance sauce, washed down with a coconut mojito.
Her food was declared “sunshine on a plate” by one of the judges, TikTok cooking sensation, Poppy O’Toole.
O’Toole said “she literally delivers sunshine on a plate. She is a pure spark of joy and we are going to see some amazing things from her in the future.”
The law student who was taught how to cook fish by grandad told TheVoice newspaper that the show was “surreal” and “it was just so overwhelming, I kept crying, I couldn’t breathe. I just feel extremely blessed.”
Keziah saw off competition from 14 other hopefuls,
She has vowed to execute her dreams of owning a restaurant and a food brand in supermarkets.