FOOD HERO – Lorraine Pascale

Since swapping the catwalk for the kitchen, TV chef and bestselling author Lorraine Pascale has gone from strength to strength – both physically and mentally. She talks to Liz about achieving a happy and healthy balance in her approach to food and fitness – without depriving herself of her much-loved baked goods.

Lorraine Pascale’s career path is an exciting and unexpected one. Starting out at the age of 16, she enjoyed 15 years on the catwalk as a model alongside the likes of Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. She says: ‘It was a lot of fun – I was gallivanting around the world and getting paid for it, and I also made a lot of good friends.’ But once she got married and had her daughter, Ella, Lorraine found herself with the familiar working mum’s dilemma: she wanted a job that she was passionate about but that also kept her in one place. ‘My dad was a Spanish teacher and loved his work, and I knew the time had come to and more fulfilment in my career.’

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Keep up to date with Lorraine on lorrainepascale.com and on Instagram @lorrainepascale. Bake by Lorraine Pascale (Bluebird, £20) is available to buy now on amazon.co.uk