Team Sakai was composed of Doug and Joanne. Their ingredient bag contained a variety of cheeses:

Joanne looking at a cookbook

By a stroke of luck, Doug is from cheese country. He and Joanne quickly set to finding the right approach:

Doug searching a cookbook

It didn't take them long to get going, using mascarpone and pasta with tandoori paste for a very original and tasty dish:

Joanne boiling some pasta

Doug putting mascarpone on pasta

They also made a pizza with foccaccia bread and mozzarella cheese. This was a little extra exciting as they were still cutting it into pieces as time ran out. However, they finished on time, with a tasty and attractive pair of dishes:

Minipizza and pasta

Next: Team Nakamura

Copyright 1998 Vernon Lee