Thursday, 7 October 2010

look at me ma... i'm on the telly!

... when I started this blog way back in the heady days of Spring my intention, other than cooking lovely things and writing about them, was for total world domination... the idea being that I do something i love, start writing about it... obsessively... become a bit of a blog nerd and slowly increase my disciples... I mean followers... until either the book publisher or the BBC calls with offers of my own show...

... two days ago part of my dastardly plan came to fruition when, whilst I sat with my white cat upon my knee, twirling my waxed mustache , the phone rang... and no, it wasn't the BBC but it was Richard from the Good Food Channel asking if I'd like to take part in the new series of Market Kitchen!

... they're re-formatting the show and each week they ask a panel of food 'experts' (a chef, a local producer, a celebrity and a food blogger) to sit around a dining table and discuss the food made on the show.  It's going to be more about local food from around the UK, which I think is a great idea and am always keen on celebrating!

They had been researching the food-blog world and had come across my site, liked the look of its 'local' spin and decided to give me a call...

... we start filming next week... I'm doing 2 shows... and they go out sometime in November...

... and I'm totally chuffed, delighted and gob-smacked!... I mean... look out Nigella, here comes Dom!


  1. It is so interesting! My congratulations and good luck!

  2. Wow!!! How exciting is this. Maybe you are on the path to world domination. I wish we could watch it in the US. Best of luck and congratulations.

  3. Hope you remember the little people when you reach the dizzy heights!! (and I'm not talking leprechauns!)

    Can't wait to hear all the gorey details.

    Did you watch "pinkey and the brain" as a child ????? Just Asking!

  4. You hot ticket, you! Good news! A step toward world domination ... damn, there'll be no dealing with you!

    Ha! Congrats, Dom!

  5. So blogging is the new black!!
    Fantastic - how brilliant - well done you! (I'm green with envy of course..)
    So let us know when won't you?

  6. DOm! I am so super jealous! Not that I would even know where to begin on a show like Market Kitchen...other than giggling uncontrolably I don't know if I would be very effective! Well done to you! Congrats (and send em my way!! ahhahah!) xx

  7. It's always nice to see a "normal" person get some appreciation! Notice "normal" LOL!!! I hope you can post it on your blog some how! Maybe through YouTube. Do you know what you'll be doing/cooking/talking about yet? Looks like you're on track to world domination!

  8. Your sour dough looks so good. I've always wanted to give it a try. I was also asked to be on Market Kitchen but unfortunately can't eat shellfish and shellfish was to be the food of choice :(. I am gutted.
    What was it like?

  9. Squeee! I watch Market Kitchen all the time. What truly fantabulous news! Hmm, Tom Parker Bowles used to be on it. Hmmmmm

  10. Wow that's great new, congrats! would love to watch you but unfortunately won't be available on the tv here.

  11. thanks guys... i am very excited! went to buy clothes today for my debut!

  12. Fantastic news! Well done you ;0)

  13. Well done, Dom. :) I hope you tell us all about it. I wonder what it will be like. What's next??


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