Having watched Delia in the 70's doing ordinary cooking she doesn't seem to have changed a lot and there was something still quite appealing about her sensible matter-of-fact approach. The fact that she didn't give out measurements for the recipes so one would be more likely to have to buy her new book meant that we were watching an hour long book advert but it is all for a good cause. A new front four for the Canaries.
It certainly made a refreshing change from Nigella Saatchi gurning and giggling with her pretend friends in a film studio and letting us all think she is a midnight feaster. Yer right.
And Delia will always be Mrs cool to me because she baked this: