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Jeremy Lee’s Best of British at Leiths School of Food & Wine

March 17, 2016

Whenever I watch cooking shows, which is quite often given I am a self-confessed cooking show addict, I am seriously impressed by the chefs’ abilities to cook and talk at the same time. I can cook reasonably well and I can talk extremely well, but together? Nope, no can do. When I’m in the kitchen, I’m focused on one thing only and woe betide anyone who comes to hover or even worse, ask questions…

So as I was saying, the talking and cooking thing impresses me, even more so when I am seeing it unfold in the flesh, or in real life… in case you filthy-minded foodies needed me to clarify. On the telly, it’s pretty cool but I figured they can practise a few times and film a few takes which some production whizz will seamlessly stitch together later on. But live, there are no retakes… and when chefs like Jeremy Lee just do it all so effortlessly, I’m torn between being wide-eyed in awe and plain green with envy. Why can’t I do that?!

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