The MasterChef star was forced to step away from the show last month on medical grounds.
"My plan is to recover… and when the adrenaline finally ebbs away, to make some serious plans for dinner."
The show's resident critics are finally set to get a taste of their own cooking...
The journalist and MasterChef star said she was "so sorry to let you down".
"She has been a great campmate and will be missed by her fellow celebrities and viewers alike."
A decade ago, journalist and food critic Grace Dent spoke less than favourably about the long-running reality show.
The food critic said it was "terrifying" trying some of the dishes on the BBC show.
The former contestant died after collapsing during the London Marathon.