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Holly Willoughby was once an au pair in Switzerland and loves pork scratchings wrapped in CHEESE

Holly Willoughby reveals her pre-fame career as an au pair in Switzerland… before shocking fans by confessing love of PORK SCRATCHINGS wrapped in CHEESE on Saturday Kitchen


Holly Willoughby has revealed she had a secret career in Switzerland as an au pair prior to shooting to fame.

The star, 40, made the revelation during an appearance on BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen, while also setting tongues wagging when revealing her enthusiasm for Swiss food, adding that her ‘food heaven’ is pork scratchings wrapped in cheese.

After declaring her love of pork scratching wrapped in a slice of cheese, she also divided viewers as they flooded Twitter with their opinions. 

Wow! Holly Willoughby has fessed up to having a secret career in Switzerland as an au pair during an appearance on BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen

She told host Matt Tebbutt: ‘I love Swiss food. I love a cheese fondue. I was an au pair in Switzerland for a season and when I was there, I just ate cheese.

‘It was my favourite. It was all I did. So, any opportunity that someone wants to melt some cheese. But my least favourite food in the world is tinned tuna.’

Revealing her rather unusual pork scratching and cheese recipe, the Dancing On Ice presenter caused viewers to flood the social media platform with their thoughts.

Throwback: The TV personality, 40, made the revelation while gushing about her enthusiasm for Swiss food, adding that her 'food heaven' is pork scratchings wrapped in cheese (pictured in 1998)

Throwback: The TV personality, 40, made the revelation while gushing about her enthusiasm for Swiss food, adding that her ‘food heaven’ is pork scratchings wrapped in cheese (pictured in 1998)

One approving fan wrote: ‘Pork scratching wrapped in Dairylea. As recommended by @hollywills on @SaturdayKitchen. OMG… a food sensation!

Others chimed in with: ‘@hollywills has just wrapped a pork scratching in a slice of cheese on @SaturdayKitchen and I just feel like I have failed at life because I have never tried this before. #foodtips #lifehacks.’

‘So according to Holly Willoughby, a pork scratching wrapped in a cheese slice, is really delicious! What odd foody combos do you love? I like a packet of salt & vinegar crisps tipped into a bowl of Heinz tomato soup!’

Controversial: After declaring her love of pork scratching wrapped in a slice of cheese, she also divided viewers as they flooded Twitter with their opinions

Controversial: After declaring her love of pork scratching wrapped in a slice of cheese, she also divided viewers as they flooded Twitter with their opinions

Sharing their disgust, others contrasted with: ‘I cannot find any fault with Holly Willoughby except that she likes pork scratchings. She is most peoples dream woman.’

‘holly willoughby wrote a self help book last year and now she’s on saturday kitchen eating pork scratchings wrapped in cheese slices [sic].

During the installment, Holly revealed her favourite food of all time is Chicken Kiev, while reminiscing on the bite-sized types.

Interesting: She told host Matt Tebbutt: 'I love Swiss food. I love a cheese fondue. I was an au pair in Switzerland for a season and when I was there, I just ate cheese'

Interesting: She told host Matt Tebbutt: ‘I love Swiss food. I love a cheese fondue. I was an au pair in Switzerland for a season and when I was there, I just ate cheese’

She said: ‘My favourite food of all time is Chicken Kiev. I love it. I remember when the mini ones were created.

‘You would go round a friend’s house for a play date for them. They were never as good, they were molten lava. Chicken Kiev is the best.’ 

Holly went on to confess she will only eat mussels in the dark since she prefers not to look down at seafood while eating it, which caused Matt to roar with laughter.

Opinionated: Revealing her rather unusual pork scratching and cheese recipe, the Dancing On Ice caused viewers to flood the social media platform with their thoughts.

Opinionated: Revealing her rather unusual pork scratching and cheese recipe, the Dancing On Ice caused viewers to flood the social media platform with their thoughts.

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