Barry Lewis taught himself to cook step by step, filming the process and posting the videos on his YouTube blog, MyVirginKitchen. The blog became an overnight hit, inspiring thousands of new cooks to pick up the ladle. Before long Barry had been given the seal of approval by his idol, Jamie Oliver, and put his job as a quantity surveyor on hold to follow his dream.
Barry lives in Somerset with his partner Becky and two daughters, Phoebe and Chloe.
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