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As a chef whose cooking has led him not just to restaurant prestige but also fame and celebrity as the frequently foul-mouthed host of shows like Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares, the 54 year-old's answer as to what he would eat if it was his final meal on the planet is always going to be an interesting one.
Let's face it, he's never going to plump for beans on toast. So what did he want?
Talking to Bon Appetit back in 2009, Ramsey opted for fish, going for sea bass. He didn't just want it with a few peas and new potatoes, either.
"Sea bass is the king of fish" he explained.
"So my idea of the perfect last meal would be a beautiful fillet, pan-fried with a light sorrel sauce, or served roasted with artichokes and a chive crème fraîche."
Sorrel sauce and artichokes with a crème fraîche rolls right off the tongue, doesn't it. It does, admittedly, sound very tasty indeed.
The Scottish chef, like everyone else over the last year, has been forced to find new hobbies over the past year as work has slowed or been curtailed during the pandemic.
There was, of course, his presenting role as host of new quiz show Bank Balance, which received mixed reviews.
Some accused the BBC show of being a rip-off of Channel 4's Million Pound Drop due to the aim of both shows being for the contestants to reach the end of the show with as much money as possible rather than building it up as they go along.
One person asked Twitter: "Isn't Bank Balance basically a copy of The Million Pound Drop? #BankBalance."
While someone else wrote: "@GordonRamsay is my guilty pleasure but I couldn't watch that show. It's like the Million Pound Drop but with a balance board lol and a huge turn off. #sorry Not Sorry #BankBalance."
Another added: "Is this like Million Pound Drop but with the TV licence fee payers funding yet another millionaire celeb? I'd rather watch the test card for free."
Perhaps more surprisingly is the chef's ascent to stardom on TikTok. According to researcher HypeAuditor, Ramsay was the fastest growing UK TikTok user as his followers shot up to over 16 million people.
Ramsay's popularity on the platform is due to a range of antics that range from rating people's food, to sharing cooking tips, and even going in on poor drive-thru staff when ordering from them.
Most recently this included a poor Costa Coffee worker who served up an unimpressed Ramsay microwaved bacon as part of a breakfast sandwich.
Thankfully the grilling he gave was all in jest but no doubt left the poor employee mortified as it was all captured on TikTok.
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