Where's Home Really... for Melissa Hemsley?

Season 1, Episode 8,   Apr 20, 2023, 06:00 AM

"Take That wanted us to cook for them on tour so I said to my sister: ‘I like to be in bed early!’ Plus, I don’t know if it’s our Filipino blood but we aren’t big drinkers.” 

Best-selling cookery writer, chef, TV presenter and self-labelled "real food activist”, Melissa Hemsley joins Jimi for her joyful take on her mixed British and Filipino heritage and the elements that make up ‘home’ for her. 

Melissa shares why her ideal restaurant always involves dogs, the rollercoaster reaction to her first appearance on ‘Gogglebox’, and the importance of the figure of "Big Vange" in her life. Plus, she reveals the initial backlash she experienced from the food industry as she wasn’t a professionally trained cook and discover if she did agree to cook for Gary Barlow and co on the road...

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