MasterChef Junior jury and contestants mock Samantha Vallejo-Nágera

The eighth edition of ‘MasterChef Junior’ it is coming to its end. This Tuesday the semifinal of this children’s kitchen talent was broadcast and it has been decided which four contestants will fight to win the program: Javier, Henar, Aurora and Nicolás.

To choose the finalists for this edition, the program has carried out the usual tests, but in the outdoor one something never seen in ‘MasterChef’ has happened: Samantha Valleo-Nágera rolling up her sleeves in the kitchen.


Samantha helping in the kitchen.

It is common to see Pepe Rodriguez already Jordi Cruz helping the contestants in the outdoor test, but not Samantha. First the chef began to help Henar and Javier to milking a cow and then he started cooking.

“This is also a novelty, Samantha making spheres!” Pepe exclaimed when he saw her stuck behind the stoves of the red team, made up of Henar, Aurora, Antony and Adriana. This gesture also surprised the little ones already Aurora broke into a fit of laughter.

Aurora and Pepe laugh at Samantha cooking.
Aurora and Pepe laugh at Samantha cooking.

“How silly they are!”, the Madrilenian answered, continuing with her task. “There you have the nit teacher, who knows everything and understands nothing,” said Pepe to the contestant from Cádiz, who continued to laugh non-stop.

“Samantha making spheres!”


Then they called Jordi Cruz so that he would not miss this unprecedented moment. “Samantha making spheres!” They scoffed.

“This is for posterity, I have to take a picture,” Cruz said when he saw her. And he decided to immortalize the moment by taking a snapshot.

Regular viewers of the format were also surprised to see Vallejo-Nágera behind the stove and commented on it in Twitter: