Spilling all, he said he made a flippant comment during a live episode which didn’t go down too well with the producers and viewers. He told Express.co.uk: “I got into trouble when I first started because I made some flippant comment about allergies. “Now, you learn very quickly not to do that and it was just an off-the-cuff remark. “I was literally just joking but you’ve got to be careful because there are a lot of people out there who take great offence.
You learn very quickly not to do that
“There are a lot of genuine allergies and there are a lot of allergies that are maybe not genuine.
“But, I suppose you’ve got to be careful. I am not Ricky Gervais I cannot go around poking fun at everyone which he does and he does it very well.”
He added: “You’ve got to be very careful when you’re having a conversation; there’s a fine line between thinking you’re down the pub with your mates and actually remembering there are people from all walks of life watching at home on their sofas.”
The chef went on to speak about the fears he and his fellow chefs have when presenting live shows.
Speaking of his friend and Sunday Brunch host Simon Rimmer, he said: “Simon has the same fears as I