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Pukka no more! How food TV turned nasty

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

From the Naked Chef to Bake Off, cooking shows used to be a treat to savour. But tears, food porn and class rows are turning them sour - and sickening In the beginning, there was the green pepper and the red tomato. Contestants had a mere £5 to fill a carrier bag with ingredients, then 30 minutes to turn them into sumptuous dishes under the watchful gaze of Fern Britton or Ainsley Harriott. The resulting concoctions included the likes of ready salted crisp cookies, banana syllabub, and rice, with everything. This was Ready Steady Cook, the cooking show staple which ran from 1994 to 2010...
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