Monica Galetti's phenomenal facial expressions are second to none, but what do they really mean?

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Image: The many faces of MasterChef judge Monica Galetti

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MasterChef judge Monica Galetti

Just as Gregg Wallace can't avoid bellowing out “wooooar!” at the mere mention of dessert, fantastical facial expressions seem to be an innate part of Monica Galetti's judging process.


If you’re struggling to remember whether a tortellini looks like pappardelle (we’re looking at you Jogi  and, no, they don't look the same) then just take a peek at the face of the formidable MasterChef judge for guidance – that’s if you dare.

 

Monica, we salute your funny faces.

First, there’s the explanation of the dish ...

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Monica Galetti

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Monica unimpressed

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Monica Galetti

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Then there's the weird and wonderful ways in which the contestants prep their food ...

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Monica Galetti smiling

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Grub's up! It’s time to taste (and grimace)

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Monica galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Monica Galetti

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Food for thought – so what did you think?

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Monica Galetti

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Hmmm, not looking good

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Monica Galetti

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 But really they’re all hoping for one of these ...

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Monica Galetti smiling

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Fancy yourself as a bit of a MasterChef? Try cooking Marcus Wareing's white chocolate mousse - and send us your pics! (We promise not to pull a funny face ... )