Sophie Ellis-Bextor and husband publish Recipes from the Kitchen Disco

Image above: Richard Jones and Sophie Ellis-Bextor, the couple during one of the ‘Kitchen Disco’ events

Recipes from the couple’s lockdown ‘Kitchen Discos’ 

Pop icon and Chiswick resident Sophie Ellis-Bextor has published a cook book inspired by recipes from her lockdown ‘Kitchen Discos’

Ellis-Bextor and her husband Richard Jones turned their living room into a stage during lockdown. Together with their five boys the couple attracted millions of viewers.

Now, they hope harness the energy of the Kitchen Discos with a family cookbook. Love.Food.Family: Recipes from the Kitchen Disco is packed with ‘accessible, flexible, crowd-pleasing feasts for eating together and proves that everything tastes better with a little bit of disco’.

“We’re both performers and musicians,” Jones told iNews, “as well as passionate foodies. With this book we wanted to open the door and say, ‘Come in everyone!’ The book is an insight into the way we live and what we eat.”

“I’ve always found that when it comes to trying new things, getting children involved really helps” said Ellis-Bextor.

“If they feel like they’ve got some agency in what goes on their plate, they’re more likely to be adventurous. We find fajitas good for this. They can choose which bits they want in their fajita, they feel like they’ve got a bit of control over the process.”

Love.Food.Familly: Recipes from the Kitchen Disco is available to by on Guardian Books for £17.40 (RRP £20.00).

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