Masterchef Australia Home Diaspora Australia Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link The Australian-Lebanese cook Rose Adam is back to win five years after her first experience on MasterChef Australia. Rose Adam participated in the seventh series of the competitive cooking game show but did not win. However, she didn’t walk away without making the best of her experience on the show. She now co-owns her own family-run cafe, The Middle Store in Adelaide, South Australia, with a menu inspired by her Lebanese heritage. View this post on Instagram Hands up if you’re already thinking about brunch tomorrow!! Happy Weekend, Adelaide! We’re open from 8am. ♥️♥️♥️ A post shared by The Middle Store (@themiddlestore) on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:18am PDT The twelfth series of MasterChef Australia premiered on April 13th under the theme Back To Win. Both Rose Adam and Reynold Poernomo from the seventh series are competing in it for the win. View this post on Instagram Our @rose_adam_cooks knows how to perform under pressure and she's ready to take it all the way this year ? #MasterChefAU: Back To Win Starts 7.30 Monday April 13 on 10 A post shared by MasterChef Australia (@masterchefau) on Apr 3, 2020 at 6:00pm PDT The new series Back To Win recalls contestants from previous seasons to try again and compete against each other for the title. “I’m so excited to be back to win, get a chance to showcase Lebanese food in a new light, and hopefully take out the trophy!” She told The961. “The challenge of coming back was too hard to say no, and it’s also a very wild ride and why wouldn’t you want to have a crack at that again!” View this post on Instagram First cook in the @masterchefau kitchen done and I’m pretty chuffed, I made my modern mezze, harissa braised lamb served in hummus, labne with zhough, pickled veggies and crunchy lavosh to mop it all up. Oh yeah and hanging with ol mate @gordongram too, just a small fan girl moment, but let’s not pretend that you wouldn’t as well! Welcome to the Masterchef kitchen @zonfrillo @fooderati @andyallencooks lets do this ? #Masterchefau #themiddletore A post shared by Rose Adam (@rose_adam_cooks) on Apr 13, 2020 at 4:23am PDT This won’t be the first time a Lebanese plays hard to win at MasterChef Australia. Last year, Larissa Takchi, a young Lebanese born and raised in Australia won the 2019 title, becoming known as the youngest ever to participate and to win on MasterChef Australia. She was 22 years old. View this post on Instagram OMG I CANT BELIEVE THIS JUST HAPPENED!! MASTERCHEF 2019 WINNER!!! Thank you to everyone for their love and support !! My family , my friends LUKE and contestants !! A big big thank you to all the judges @gcalombaris @garymehigan @mattscravat honestly couldn’t have done it without your constant guidance all throughout the comp, you three have helped me to grow as the cook that I am today !! @simon.toohey and @tessa.boersma you guys omg , I couldn’t have done it without your support , even towards the pointy end of the comp, you were both there to continuously help me and each other out. LOTS OF LOVE ❤️❤️❤️ Masterchef crew , the bomb diggidy ?❤️? THANKYOU THANKYOU ?? @masterchefau A post shared by Larissa Takchi (@larissatakchi) on Jul 23, 2019 at 6:11am PDT Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!