Chef Juliet Sear’s mince pie and cheese sandwich didn’t sit well with some This Morning viewers, as they joked that that must be why presenter Holly Willoughby was sick.
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Viewers this morning were up in arms over one chef’s controversial mince and cheese pie recipe.
Chef Juliet Sear appeared on This Morning to share a number of recipes that would be good to freeze before the holidays this year, and one of them is this interesting concoction.
After serving the salty treats, Josie said, “We talked earlier, and did you mention adding cheese?
“You can have anything with it.
“Prepare to be amazed. I make a cheese sandwich for this, so with a nice piece of Lancashire cheese…because [the filling] it’s like a chutney,” he said as he cut a mince pie in half and placed a couple of slices of cheese in the middle.
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Then he put the cake back together and took a bite.
Hosts Josie Gibson, as well as Phillip Schofield, gave it a try and, oddly enough, agreed.
“I never would have thought of adding cheese to a mince pie, it has opened up a whole new world for me,” Josie said.
Phil agreed, “I’ll tell you what, that cheese is really delicious, there’s been a reveal here today!”
But viewers at home weren’t so sure, as they took to Twitter to comment on the interesting combination.
One person said, “Mince pies should be eaten with…other mince pies, definitely not cheese!”
Another wrote: “It just gets worse. Cheese in a mince pie!”
While someone else put: “#ThisMorning Although @JulietSear_ is right that Lancashire is the king of cheeses, don’t put a hunk of cheese and a little cream on a mince pie. That is not right. No wonder Holly called in sick.”
Josie replaced Holly Willoughby for the second day in a row after the host revealed she had a stomach bug.
Holly thanked This Morning’s newest host for ‘saving the day’ on her Instagram, writing, “Thank you @josiegibson85 for saving the day yesterday…you’re a dream! I’ll be back as soon as I’m free.” threat to throw up on @schofe.”
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