Marcus Rashford's favourite childhood meal featured in cooking tutorials to end food poverty

Fish pie, Mexican-style chicken, and Rashford's childhood favourite, spaghetti bolognese, are among the recipes featured.

4/23/2021 8:29:00 AM

England footballer and poverty campaigner MarcusRashford has launched a series of recipes aimed at families on tight budgets. Read more:

Fish pie, Mexican-style chicken, and Rashford's childhood favourite, spaghetti bolognese, are among the recipes featured.

"I want it to get to a stage where, worst case scenario, everybody has to be at least eating three meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, that's my aim."Recalling how he went hungry as a child, Rashford added:"I remember sometimes at school I would fall asleep - I just hadn't eaten food, I wasn't awake, so I would just literally fall asleep.

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"So I can see how it has an effect on their ability to learn and concentrate in class."Some of these kids may dream to be a scientist but imagine if they're in science class but they're always tired - I don't want that to happen."

He said the Full Time campaign would also try to remove peoples' fears of cooking and end the sort of"embarrassment" his mother Melanie felt when using food banks.The England forward appears in 20 of the guides, with TV presenter Fearne Cotton and fitness guru Joe Wicks among the other stars standing in for him. headtopics.com

Kerridge, 47, praised Rashford for his enthusiasm in the kitchen, and described the other household names taking part in Full Time as"a total mixed bag" in terms of their culinary ability. Read more: Sky News »

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