In the Tasting Bee, Tre mistook mirin for simple syrup. According to Rocco DiSpirito, mirin is simple syrup mixed with rice wine vinegar.
In the Tasting Bee, Joey mistook yucca for taro; according to Rocco DiSpirito, the way to tell them apart is yucca is always covered with wax, and taro has a hairy outer skin.
International Air Dates:
Australia July 2, 2008 on Arena
Lee Anne was sitting under the table and handing plates to the Judges when they held the Tasting Bee, and when she saw half the cheftestants go out in the first round she quickly started handing up the easier stuff, since she didn't want the competition to be over too quickly. She had prepared over a hundred items, and they only went through 22 total!