New star contestant Maria v will be competing in the quarter-finals of Masterchef UK 2019.

The last round of the Masterchef 2019 q-finals will take place on Friday, March 8th.

Knockout week will then begin Sunday, March 10th, at 7.30 pm. Here’s everything you need to know and Maria

Masterchef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace

Who is Maria V?

Maria Volkova is originally from Russia but now lives in Camberwell, London.

She works in the Human Resources department of a Law firm. But it is clear food is her true passion.

In her first round, she impressed with her clever Asian-influenced cooking and finessed technique.

Does she have social media?

You can find pictures of Maria’s amazing fusion cooking on her Instagram @mariavolkova90.

She regularly posts about what she’s cooking and where she’s eating out.

Her boyfriend – @thomaswood89 – also shares lots of cute pictures of their food adventures together.

Maria and fellow contestant Jasmin’s secret project…

It seems that Masterchef’s Maria and Jasmin have teamed up to create a supper club.

Not much is known yet, but follow @threemillsfood on Instagram to keep up to date with all their culinary creations and latest developments.

 

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