Dame Prue Leith recollects the horrific second she drowned a bag of kittens as a baby

Nice British Bake Off decide Dame Prue Leith recollects the horrific second she drowned a bag of kittens as a baby

  • Dame Prue Leith has recalled the ‘traumatic’ second she drowned a litter of kittens as a baby
  • The Nice British Bake Off decide, 82, put the unhappy reminiscence into writing for her memoir I’ll Attempt Something As soon as, writing that she and her mom lowered a bag of child cats into some water simply hours after their start
  • She wrote: ‘My mom and I, then 11, had simply drowned some kittens… and for weeks I imagined these poor lifeless creatures’ 

Dame Prue Leith has recalled the ‘traumatic’ second she drowned a litter of kittens as a baby.

The Nice British Bake Off decide, 82, put the unhappy reminiscence into writing for her memoir I’ll Attempt Something As soon as, writing that she and her mom lowered a bag of child cats into some water simply hours after their start.

She wrote: ‘My mom and I, then 11, had simply drowned some kittens… and for weeks I imagined these poor lifeless creatures.

Shocking: Dame Prue Leith, 82, has recalled the 'traumatic' moment she drowned a litter of kittens as a child

Surprising: Dame Prue Leith, 82, has recalled the ‘traumatic’ second she drowned a litter of kittens as a baby

‘Too many kittens was a frequent prevalence and there had come a day when my mom, unable to search out properties for yet one more litter, determined to drown the most recent batch.

‘My protests had been met with a agency, “Darling, it needs to be carried out. They’re just a few hours previous. They may hardly realize it’s taking place”.’

She added that her mom mentioned they solely wanted to carry the bag of kittens underneath the water for a short while to ship them to ‘sleep’ however that they ‘fought just like the satan for all times’.

Looking back: The Great British Bake Off judge put the sad memory into writing for her memoir I’ll Try Anything Once

Wanting again: The Nice British Bake Off decide put the unhappy reminiscence into writing for her memoir I’ll Attempt Something As soon as

Dame Prue mentioned her mom then modified her thoughts however the tv persona mentioned they could not cease and he or she held the bag underneath till the animals ‘stopped mewing’.

It comes after Dame Prue revealed she nearly killed 30 individuals with meals poisoning.  

The restauranteur recalled the occasion from early in her profession when her firm, Leith’s Good Meals, catered an occasion.

Kitchen drama: It comes after Dame Prue revealed she almost killed 30 people with food poisoning

Kitchen drama: It comes after Dame Prue revealed she nearly killed 30 individuals with meals poisoning

She admitted that 28 individuals ended up in hospital with one man left in a vital situation after she served up an unsavoury rooster mayonnaise. 

Talking on stage in Bathtub on the primary night time of her Nothing In Moderation tour final month, Dame Prue mentioned: : ‘He may have ended up within the morgue! You possibly can’t be in catering for 30 years with out one thing going disastrously incorrect.’

She recalled her firm being requested to place collectively a rooster mayonnaise dish for 25 individuals, nonetheless when 5 extra friends had been added, the harmful error occurred. 

Dame Prue informed the viewers: ‘The cooks poached one other rooster whereas the flesh was nonetheless heat, which is a criminal offense, and so they combined with the rooster that was already there.’

Throwback: The television personality founded her company in the 1960s and went on to open numerous restaurants and training companies (pictured in 1985)

Throwback: The tv persona based her firm within the Sixties and went on to open quite a few eating places and coaching firms (pictured in 1985)

She went on to say that the venue had no refrigeration and so the meals was overlooked on an exceptionally scorching day. 

‘This rooster sat there and lunch was very late and we managed to poison all people,’ she mentioned.

She continued: ‘It haunts me that episode as all people was unwell, All 30 individuals however two of them ended up in hospital and one in every of them was in vital care as he was very previous and was a Excessive Court docket decide’.  

‘He may have ended up within the morgue and never in hospital. That was a wake-up name.’ 

The tv persona based her firm within the Sixties and went on to open quite a few eating places and coaching firms. 

Screen star: Dame Prue stars alongside her fellow Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood (pictured) on the Channel 4 show

Display star: Dame Prue stars alongside her fellow Nice British Bake Off decide Paul Hollywood (pictured) on the Channel 4 present

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