Prue Leith is opening up about a scary incident she had while on the Italian island of Sardinia.
에 따르면 그레이트 브리티시 베이킹 쇼 판사, 82, a relaxing day on the Mediterranean Sea quickly turned into “a whole day of absolute misery” after the engine on her motorboat gave out.
“I couldn’t start it and the wind was getting up. 나는 생각했다, ‘This has the makings of a really bad novel,” she explained to The Daily Mirror.
Leith added that the alarming situation worsened as she tried to flag people down.
“I’d be waving wildly, and they just waved back, thinking I was just being friendly,” 그녀는 콘센트에 말했다. After the long day at sea, it was a fisherman that finally came to the rescue, telling her: “You tourists, you risk your lives. You could have drifted all the way to Corsica!”
그녀는 덧붙였다: “And he just gave me absolutely blazes. And there was I… sunburnt,” but says his comments were justified, 출판물에 말하기: “But he was quite right, and I was very foolish.”
The judge did not say when the incident occurred. A representative for Leith did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
지난 달, the famed chef published an updated memoir 제목, I’ll Try Anything Once: My Life on a Plate about her experience on and off the television.
She first joined the hit cooking competition series as a judge in March 2017. On the show, home bakers from across Britain are put into a series of food challenges.
말하기 사람들 last month about working as a judge on the beloved series, 그녀가 말했다: “물론이야, I have made thousands of desserts and lots of wedding cakes, and I’m so interested in the skills, but that’s not what I would naturally do. I think they hired me because I have a great set of taste buds, not for my piping skills.”
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The same month that she published her memoir, she also published her most recent cookbook, Bliss on Toast, 어떤 기능 75 recipes.
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She describes starting the writing process during the COVID lockdown, 그녀가 그럴 때 “realized very quickly that anything that tastes good the first time around tastes even better on toast the second time around.”