If you watched this season of MasterChef Junior, you probably remember vegetarian contestant Mia Evans. Mia is 12 years old and was born with a rare genetic condition called PKU that requires her to follow a strict, low-protein, diet for life. Mia learned to cook so she could maintain her diet and used her cooking skills to earn a spot on MasterChef Junior. We talked to Mia about her favorite things to cook and eat, what being a vegetarian means, and we also learned a little bit about PKU.
Cheddar Cheese Risotto from ‘Cooking Like a Master Chef’
This week, we’re spotlighting recipes from Cooking Like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes to Make the Everyday Extraordinary by Graham Elliot (Atria Books). Elliot oversees Graham Elliot Bistro in Chicago and stars on Fox’s popular culinary competition shows, MasterChef and MasterChef Junior. Cheddar Cheese