Delia Smith says cooking has become 'THEATRE on a plate' as she is honoured by the Queen

DELIA Smith has said she thinks cooking has become "very poncy, very chefy", as she also revealed she does not like or enjoy the current trend for "theatre on a plate".

The veteran TV presenter was speaking after she was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for services to cookery, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

Pressed on whether there are currently any food fads or cooking techniques which she dislikes, having written many cookbooks throughout her career, she admitted there are.

She said: "Cooking has become very poncy, very chefy - if I get one more plate put in front of me with six dots of sauce on it, I will go...
source: Express