But after TV chef Lorraine Pascale guest presented the show over the weekend, she was left less than impressed with some of negative comments she found herself on the receiving end of.
The 43-year-old was labelled ‘embarrassing’, ‘painful’, ‘dull’ and ‘awkward’ by some viewers following Saturday’s ‘car crash’ hour long show.
Cue Lorraine going on what can only be described as an epic Twitter rampage as she took to task pretty much every viewer who dared question her presenting abilities...
After 10 years at the helm of the cooking show, James announced in February that he’d be stepping down from his presenting role, with the BBC later confirming that he’d be succeeded by a string of guest hosts until a new permanent replacement was found.
James, who is rumoured to be joining ‘Top Gear’, admitted shortly after the announcement he was quitting that he made the decision based on the fact he hopes to get his weekends back.
Following the announcement of his departure, Lorraine spoke of her excitement about joining the show as a guest presenter.
“I am so excited to be hosting Saturday Kitchen,” she said. “I will miss sitting at home on the sofa in my pyjamas watching James Martin but so happy to be a part of the next chapter of this quintessential show.”