Maneet Chauhan Reveals the One Dish She Never Makes at Home

The Wedding Cake Championship and Chopped judge shares her love for cake, wine and her ultimate guilty pleasure.

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Anders Krusberg

Her favorite cake flavor:

"A cake I make: Lychee mango cake. But I don’t discriminate against cake."

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Assortment of pieces of cake on messy table, copy space. Several slices of delicious desserts, restaurant menu concept, top view

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Her favorite pie flavor:

"Pecan."

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Sweet Homemade Crunchy Pecan Pie Ready to Eat

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Her ultimate guilty pleasure food:

"It's usually liquid, like copious amounts of wine."

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Red wine and glass on background

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Her favorite meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner):

"Any meal cooked by somebody else."

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Restaurant Chilling Out Classy Lifestyle Reserved Concept

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Her favorite ice cream flavor:

"Vanilla."

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Vanilla ice cream in a bowl with a spoon on a wooden board

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Something she always orders out, but never makes at home:

"Ramen."

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Kim Chi Ramen

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Her go-to late night snack:

"Wine."

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Two white wine glasses on a table. Low key. Twilight. Happy hour and nightlife. Bar and restaurant.

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The one thing she could eat for the rest of her life:

"Simple, homecooked food."

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Roasted chicken dinner with vegetables and herbs. Overhead view.

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The best cooking advice she's ever gotten"

"Don't be afraid."

Judge Maneet Chauhan poses, as seen on Chopped, Season 38.

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Jason DeCrow

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Maneet Chauhan Bio

Maneet Chauhan grew up cooking in India and, after studying hotel administration, she now appears as a frequent judge on Chopped. Find out more on Food Network.

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