About the Author
James Martin has made a great impact since he began to appear on television in November 96 and has rarely been off screen since. He has been in numerous programmes including Ready Steady Cook, Kitchen Invaders, Housecall, Richard and Judy, and Good Food Live. He is now the host of Saturday Kitchen live on BBC1 and was one of the most popular stars on last year s Strictly Come Dancing, reaching the semi-finals. James love of food started very young. His father ran the catering at Castle Howard and when he was only twelve, he was able to say that he had cooked for the Queen Mother. He has worked at 190 Queensgate with Anthony Worrall Thompson and was Head Chef of the Hotel and Bistro du Vin in Winchester when he was only 22. James has written a number of books including Delicious, Great British Dinners, Eating in with James Martin and James Martin Digs Deep.