Delia Smith http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30337/all en Britain's beloved Delia gives up cookery shows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/britains-beloved-delia-gives-cookery-shows <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For 40 years, Delia Smith has patiently tried to teach Britons to cook, reaching out from the television in the evening to calm chaotic kitchens across the land. But now she has decided enough is enough.</p> <p>Smith, who began her screen career in the 1970s and has sold millions of cookbooks, says she will continue demonstrating her easy and reliable recipes in online tutorials, but her television days after over.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/britains-beloved-delia-gives-cookery-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Delia Smith Delia Smith Norwich City F.C. AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:30:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746578 at http://www.globalpost.com UK celebrity chef Delia Smith hangs up her TV apron http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/uk-celebrity-chef-delia-smith-hangs-her-tv-apron <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Belinda Goldsmith</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Delia Smith, who was inspired by the awfulness of British food, has decided to quit television, saying entertainment had overtaken education in modern cookery shows.</p> <p>Smith, 71, the UK's best-selling cookery author with more than 21 million copies sold, told fans at a trade show that she was leaving TV after about 40 years to focus on a new venture, the Delia Online Cookery School.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/uk-celebrity-chef-delia-smith-hangs-her-tv-apron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Delia Smith Delia Smith Entertainment Human Interest Norwich City F.C. Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746643 at http://www.globalpost.com