Brooklyn Beckham defends himself after cork in Bolognese leaves fans baffled
The budding chef was criticised after fans spotted a cork in his cooking pot
Brooklyn Beckham has hit back after he was slammed for having a cork in his pot as he cooked one of his dishes.
The budding chef – who is the eldest son of Spice Girl-turned-designer Victoria and football star David Beckham – often shares culinary videos on Instagram but many have been criticised by fans.
His latest effort, spaghetti bolognese, also sparked debate when his baffled followers spotted that a wine cork had been left in the pot.
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“Is the cork added flavour?” wondered one confused fan, while another asked: “Why are you cooking the cork for bro?”
However, the star has refused to take it lying down and has shared a snippet of an article on his Instagram Story, which suggests the cork trick is a real technique.
“More research ensued and we found information that the addition of wine corks added to the cooking liquid ensured a more tender dish,” it said.
Beckham, 24, also shared a message telling his followers how he felt about cooking.
A fan asked if he was a chef, and he replied: “Nope, but food is my passion.”
Celeb chef Gordon Ramsay has previously defended Beckham, saying that he "didn't ask for that level of intrusion from having famous parents".
Ramsay, who is a friend of the family, told MailOnline that he was happy that Beckham was pursuing cooking.
“Even as a 12-year-old, whilst playing football, Brooklyn was always excited about food," said the cook and TV star.
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"So I'm pleased that he has gone down that road and he's found something he really enjoys doing."
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