This week I'm...

5th March 2013

Lorraine shares her cultural week ahead with The Telegraph. Read the full article at

Watching Michael McIntyre’s DVD Showtime. I could watch it all day every day, but it’s a particularly good way to de-stress after a hard day in the kitchen.

Drinking at The Blue Anchor in Hammersmith. It’s by the river and a lovely place to spend a lazy afternoon. Watching the water as the world goes by helps focus my mind.

Reading Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela. His strength, courage and capacity to forgive really inspire me.

Eating at Le Gavroche, my favourite restaurant on Earth. Michel Roux Jr is one of my culinary heroes; his classic French cooking sets a bar which all restaurants should aspire to reach.

Listening to Eurythmics Greatest Hits. All their music holds memories for me, as it was the music I grew up with. I love anything by them but There Must Be An Angel is particularly special.

a darn good organic sirloin steak from Borough Market and cooking it with balsamic vinegar, thyme and a shallot sauce for a simple tasty lunch.

Buy a copy of Fast, Fresh and Easy Food here.

Relaxing with a visit to my dad’s house in Surrey. His home is surrounded by peace and quiet so it’s the perfect place to escape the London rat race for a few hours and recharge.

James Grant

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  • "There must be an angel" it's my favorite too. Y watch Your show tv “Home Cooking Made Easy” . You are amazing! Originality , artistic You make things look very easy! Thank you! All the best from Romania!

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