A Nigerian lady simply known as Tracy Eboigbodin took the world by surprise and made her motherland happy when she defeated many top chefs to emerge the best cook in a contest held in Italy.
The Benin-born chef contested against many other chef in Italy in an international cooking competition 11th series of MasterChef and she came out tops.
Many Nigerians have been accused of engaging in social vices drigs and fraud in the European country but Eboigbodin changed the narrative.
The Italian embassy in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission and Fraser Suites, celebrated Eboigbodin at the seventh edition of the annual week of Italian cuisine in the World, which was held in Abuja on Friday.
Eboigbodin, who embraced her passion for cooking worked as a waitress in Italy; a job she did for about 15 years before proceeding to culinary school.