You know them, you love them, and you follow them on every social media account they have, but have you ever considered following them in the kitchen? Believe it or not, celebrities are just like us, they have to cook and feed themselves too you know! With countless recipes floating all over the web, it can be difficult to know which ones are truly worth your time and effort. That’s why we’re here - we’ve eliminated the guessing so you won’t have to! Here’s a star-studded lineup of 5 celebrity recipes that definitely won’t let you down.
Gordon Ramsay’s Scrambled Eggs
As one of the most famous chefs and TV personalities around the world, Gordon Ramsay doesn’t really need an introduction. If there’s ever one easy recipe to master from his array of cookbooks, it’s definitely this one - his famous scrambled eggs.
6 cold eggs
3 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1 tablespoon of creme fraiche
Forget about beatings eggs in a bowl; instead, crack the eggs directly into a cold saucepan. Add in the butter, and turn on the heat. Constantly stir to get those beautiful, small curds, removing the saucepan from the heat periodically to prevent overcooking. Just before they’re done, mix in some creme fraiche for added creaminess and season with salt and pepper. Voila! You’ll never taste more scrumptious scrambled eggs.
Gigi Hadid’s Spicy Vodka Pasta
This recipe, courtesy of world-famous supermodel Gigi Hadid, took the internet by storm during the pandemic and it’s no mystery why. It was tried by so many people around the world you’ve probably seen this dish on your social media without even knowing.
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 small clove of garlic
¼ green onion
¼ cup of tomato paste
1 tablespoon of vodka
½ cup of heavy cream
1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
½ pound of pasta
1 cup of Parmesan cheese
Start by sauteing the garlic and onions in olive oil until they become soft. Then, stir in tomato paste and cook for a few minutes. Add in the vodka and let it simmer until the alcohol evaporates. Pour in the heavy cream, mix in red pepper flakes, and season with salt to taste. In the meantime, cook your pasta. When the pasta is ready, make sure you save ¼ cup of pasta water, and drain the rest. Add the pasta water to your sauce and then mix in the cooked pasta. Stir in Parmesan cheese and dinner is served!
Chrissy Teigen’s Banana Bread
Chrissy Teigen is as famous for her mouth-watering recipes as she is for her modeling career and hilarious social media presence. Her banana bread recipe is the epitome of comfort food and the perfect sweet treat.
6 mashed ripe bananas
2 cups of sugar
1 cup of melted unsalted butter
2 teaspoons of baking soda
1 teaspoon of kosher salt
3 cups of all-purpose flour
1 box of instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
1 can of (10 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
2 cups of chopped dark chocolate
First, mix all the wet ingredients - the bananas, eggs, sugar, and butter. In another bowl, mix the dry ingredients - the baking soda, salt, flour, pudding mix, and coconut. Combine the wet and dry ingredients together, mixing well. Once nicely combined, fold in the pineapple and chocolate. Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake at 325°F for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Stanley Tucci’s Negroni
After showing his mixology skills during quarantine, we couldn’t resist trying Stanley Tucci’s Negroni drink ourselves. It’s a refreshing, bitter-sweet cocktail that’s perfect for winding down after a long day.
1 ounce of gin
1 ounce of sweet vermouth
1 ounce of Campari
In a shaker full of ice, combine gin, vermouth, and Campari. Stir it well, strain it into a glass with a large ice cube, and garnish with a twist or orange peel. It’s ready for drinking!
Meghan Markle’s Zucchini Bolognese
Before she became a Duchess, Meghan Markle was an actress with a lifestyle blog where she shared this healthy twist on classic Bolognese. It’s definitely worth giving a try!
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 chopped onion
2 chopped garlic cloves
1 lb of ground beef
28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
4 large zucchinis
First, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until soft, then add in ground beef and cook until browned. Add in crushed tomatoes, salt, and pepper, and simmer for 4-5 hours. This long cooking time will help make the sauce incredibly flavourful. While the sauce is cooking, spiralize your zucchini into noodles. When the sauce is ready, mix it with the zucchini noodles and you’ve got a delicious, low-carb meal.
Why not take a break from your usual routine to give these celebrity-approved dishes a try? Whether they’re celebrities with a knack for cooking or they just have an excellent chef guiding them from behind, you might find your new favourite recipe thanks to them!