Mom’s little sous chef! although Tyra Banks has been open about her own lack of cooking skills, her 4-year-old son, York, “loves” to spend time in the kitchen.
“He is completely interested in cooking,” said the 46-year-old model Us weekly exclusively on Tuesday 28 July. “He loves to grab his stool or low chair and stand on the counter so he can mix all the ingredients.”
According to the America’s next top model creator, York, whose father is Banks’ ex-boyfriend Erik Asla, also likes to experiment with different flavors by whipping up meals himself. “He loves making his own recipes at the dinner table, although I can’t say they are very tasty,” said Banks. U.S. “But he licks the plate of his creepy creations!”
In May 2016, four months after York’s birth, the upcoming Dancing with the stars host enrolled in culinary boot camp with her little one in mind. “I’ve never been more excited about cooking. I put all my energy into my work and to succeed so instead of cooking I eat in restaurants all the time, order or thaw frozen foods in my microwave. That all changed the day my son was born, ‘Banks told Instagram at the time. “I don’t want him growing up thinking cooking only happens in fancy or fast food restaurants. I don’t want the only kitchen he sees when he turns on his television and sees famous chefs create masterpieces. I want to be his boss. ‘
The former Illustrated sports swimsuit model added, “I want him to go to college and miss his MOMMY’S masterpieces. I want all his friends to fight to come to his house to taste his mother’s culinary creations. ‘
Today, Banks takes part in the Wing Showdown, a food competition from Uber Eats and Off The Menu that begins on National Wing Day (Wednesday, July 29) and runs through August 2. She will partner with local restaurants across the country to share her own grand piano recipe with fans and wing lovers.
Other stars participating in the food-focused event include Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg, Tyler Cameron and more. In addition, videos of every celebrity with their grand piano recipe will be available here and fans can vote for their favorite. A donation to the Center for Policing Equity, a research and action organization that uses science to promote justice and is committed to ending racial prejudice in police work, will be made in the name of the famous winner.
When asked to share her secret to cooking the perfect chicken wings, Banks said U.S: “[Make] sure that they are sufficiently cooked and not all have wobbly skin. ‘
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