‘My mum makes amazing home made chicken soup,’ she tells us.’I try to follow her recipe but mine is never as good! And my husband, Steve, is a far better cook than me.
‘But my signature dish is a quick and easy paella with chicken and seafood. I like it with lots of crusty bread and lashings of Rioja!’
Lorraine is looking trim and healthy after recovering from her horse-riding accident in February this year.
‘If I’m really on a health kick then Japanese miso soup is filling and low in calories,’ she says. ‘I buy it in cube form in supermarkets and just add boiling water.
‘If I feel hungry, I don’t reach for a chocolate bar. Instead, I fill up with a home-made vegetable soup. It’s so healthy and warming – and full of goodness.’
‘But my downfall is any kind of chocolate mini-bar,’ she adds. ‘I eat three times as much as a normal sized bar because they’re so dinky!’
You can get the recipe for Lorraine’s Mum’s chicken soup here.