31 Jul '18, 8am

Singapore-born Sashi Cheliah through to MasterChef Australia grand final

Singapore-born Sashi Cheliah through to MasterChef Australia grand final

Prison officer Sashi Cheliah, who was born in Singapore, has made it to the grand final of reality TV show MasterChef Australia. His chicken lemak dish and pineapple tart with lime ice cream dessert propelled him past the semi-final of the cooking competition on Monday (July 30), and he will be facing off against Queensland builder Ben Borsht in the grand final on Tuesday night. Mr Sashi, 40, moved to Adelaide six years ago. He started cooking regularly only when he made the move, according to an interview with The Straits Times in June. He decided to try for the competition when he saw advertisements for MasterChef Australia Season 10 auditions pop up on his Facebook page. Mr Sashi is married to a 39-year-old nurse and has two sons aged 10 and 12. He was a police officer in Singapore for 12 years before moving to Australia. His dream, should he win the competition, is to ...

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