James Martin makes brutal swipe about John Torrode in This Morning chef rivalry

James Martin makes brutal swipe about John Torrode in This Morning chef rivalry

James Martin not only has his own cooking show, but he also appears as a regular guest chef on ITV’s This Morning. During a live segment which aired earlier this week, James was on hand to chook a welsh rarebit for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, and the chef narrowly missed out on a blunder occurring. While Phillip started to panic, he reassured those watching at home and took aim at John Torrode instead. 


James Martin had been invited to cook for This Morning on Wednesday, not once, but twice with one savoury dish and one sweet. 

First up, the chef made welsh rarebit but with fish instead of bread, which is the usual recipe. 

This required him to use the grill to get a golden brown top to his cheesy delight. 

James explained: “It’s a really iconic dish if you look at Gary Rhodes recipe, this one stands out above anything else.

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It came after MasterChef judge John Torrode also joined Holly and Phillip on This Morning a few weeks ago. 

He was showing the viewers how to make a classic DIY McDonald’s breakfast for those who have been missing their takeaways in lockdown. 

However, in a shocking on-air blunder, John left a tea towel on an open flame in his kitchen and the show was thrown into chaos when John didn’t notice. 

Those watching at home saw large flames emerge behind him. 

Holly cried out: “John, your tea towel is on fire,” followed by Phillip, who shouted: “John your cooker’s on fire, your tea towel is on fire, behind you.”

The hosts continued to shout, “look behind you,” but the chef remained obvious due to the video link delay.

“Look behind you,” Phillip shouted. “Fire, you’re on fire, fire John!”

The MasterChef host calmly turned around, thanked the pair, and moved the burning tea towel to the sink.

He was all ok, but it left Holly and Phillip shaken by the drama of it all. 

This Morning airs on ITV weekdays at 10am.

Published at Sat, 13 Jun 2020 08:05:00 +0000