31 Mar Frigiliana and her sugarcane molasses, protagonists of MasterChef (diariosur.es)
Frigiliana boasts of having the only active cane molasses factory in southern Europe, the old sugar mill of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, owned by Sociedad de la Torre S.A. This singularity has captured the attention of the MasterChef television program, on TVE, that began its eighth season. In the second chapter, which will be broadcast this Monday, April 20, at 10:05 p.m., the images recorded last February in the municipality with the contestants and the jury appear, weeks before the coronavirus pandemic that keeps the country confined. In the space you will be able to see two essential products of local gastronomy such as cane honey and avocado, endorsed by the quality seal of the Sabor a Málaga brand of the Provincial Council. In the recording, with the jury made up of chefs Pepe Rodríguez, Jordi Cruz and Samantha Vallejo-Nágera another chef participated: Ronda Benito Gómez, from the Bardal restaurant in Ciudad del Tagus with two Michelin stars.The contestants had to prepare their dishes for a hundred diners, including the mayor, Alejandro Herrero, and the vice president of the Provincial Council, Juan Carlos Maldonado.