1 'Every kid in every school no matter their background, deserves to learn the basics about food - where it comes from, how to cook it and how it affects their bodies. These life skills are as important as reading and writing, but they've been lost over the past few generations. We need to bring them back and bring up our kids to be streetwise about food.'
2 'I don't just like olive oil, I like really good olive oil.'
3 'If you give kids a little bit of ownership over their food, they'll really embrace it, so make sure to get them involved in cooking!'
4 'Sugar is the next tobacco, without a doubt, and that industry should be scared. It should be taxed just like tobacco and anything else that can, frankly, destroy lives.'
5 'Real food doesn't have ingredients, real food is ingredients.'
6 'I profoundly believe that the power of food has a primal place in our homes, that binds us to the best bits of life.'
7 'Wherever you go in Italy, everyone seems to be united by a love of good food.'
8 'Pick a destination, go there, be open-minded and talk to the locals. Eat the things they eat and go where they go. You don't need to be fluent, just as long as you've got a smile on your face- people will be jumping over themselves to show you the stuff they're proud of.'
9 'Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents.'
10 'All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakes - I do all the time - but it doesn't matter.'
11 'When I feel unter the weather, I crave the kind of food my mum used to cook.'
12 'In these times of austerity, we all want something homemade to feel proud of.'
13 'Thank god for salad. It's one of the most exciting culinairy concepts I can think of!'
14 'If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it's such a brilliant thing isn't it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know?'
15 'Give your kids a bloody knife and fork and let me put some fresh food in front of them they can eat.'
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