James Martin, 47, is best known for creating delicious recipes and dishes, regularly giving demonstrations to help viewers on his Saturday morning programme. However, he also makes appearances on This Morning during the cooking segments and during the current lockdown, he has been a very familiar face on the ITV show. His most recent stint left those watching at home very confused as they wondered how they would be able to replicate what he was doing.
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Speaking from his home and being a world-renowned chef, James was ready and waiting to make the popular Italian dish with a fiery pizza oven on show.
The culinary genius wanted to explain to viewers how they could create the Pizza Express margarita in particular.
To make this, however, those watching at home were told they would need a specific type of canned tomatoes only bought online and a pizza stone if they didn’t have the specialist oven he was using.
Taking to social media, avid amateur cooks slammed the chef as they stated he was “out of touch” with how they were having to cope at home in light of the lockdown.
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James Martin slammed by ITV viewers over cooking demonstration blunder 'So out of touch' (Image: ITV)
James Martin hoped to help ITV viewers with his pizza recipe (Image: ITV)
One posted on Twitter: “James Martin is so out of touch with the British public, it's unreal. Sure, global pandemic but why not buy a big bit of stone and tinned tomatoes from Italy. I'm sure the delivery drivers will be happy to put themselves at risk for you to have your ponsey pizza. #ThisMorning.”
Another added: “Thanks James Martin. Will Definitely fire up the wood fired pizza oven I have in my flat to do this immediately #ThisMorning."
Whilst a third commented sarcastically: “Oh