It’s a given that successful ex-Masterchef contestants will make the best of that stressful experience to step up into professional cooking. Some, after all, such as Tomasina Miers, Tim Anderson and Dhruv Baker, have gained significant national renown. Salt is both the most important ingredient in cooking, and a coming-together of three friends, three familiar faces from the 2019 series. Stephen Fordie, Alex and Thomas all left their mark on the competition and decided to pool their talents to create Salt Kitchen. They hold events across the UK- including Caerphilly Castle last December- and promise bold flavours… adventurous flair, and Alex as the Queen of Puddings.