Trance DJ and music producer Judge Jules has revealed a celebrity connection in his family.
Jules appeared on Mondays episode of Celebrity MasterChef alongside the likes of reality TV star Vicky Pattison, former boxing promoter Kelly Maloney and EastEnders actor Adam Woodyatt.
The celebs were tasked with making a curry for their first challenge in a bid to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace.
Gregg had a chat with Jules, who revealed that while hes not actually a proper judge, he is a qualified lawyer.
Gregg asked what the connection was between law, music and cooking, and it was then the DJ dropped the bombshell.
Me Uncle he said, Rick Stein.
He added: He used to be a DJ as well so theres a bit of a weird synergy thing going on here.
TV chef Stein, 72, has been cooking on TV for decades and is best known for working wonders with seafood.
Wonder if he gave his nephew any handy hints before going on the show…
Jules, real name Julius ORiordan, impressed John and Gregg with his monkfish curry, which included a paste he made from scratch using spices and coconut milk.
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In a VT before cooking kicked off, he explained how his job has influenced his taste in food.
He said: DJ-ing has taken me to far flung destinations, and Ive tried to dive into the cuisine wherever Ive gone to.
My penchant is Asian but I love everything the locals would love.
Celebrity MasterChef airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on BBC One.
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