In her second HELLO! video diary, the Strictly Come Dancing judge invites fans inside her house and gives them a glimpse of life at home with her actor beau. Shirley sets to work preparing a dish of chicken, baked new potatoes and roasted vegetables including honey glazed carrots, asparagus and tomatoes. But it's the secret ingredient that wins Danny's heart – Bovril gravy sauce.
Watch the video below to see how Shirley's meal prep almost went wrong…
"That's what I grew up with," Shirley says in the home video, pointing out her Bovril jar. "I'm getting actually quite good at my cooking skills, I do believe. We'll get the results when Danny has to taste it this afternoon."
It sounds like the meal was a hit, as Danny tries it and exclaims: "Ooh la la! That's great. My kind of food. It's good homely British food." "Homely British food? I'd say that's a success!" Shirley smiles.
Check back next week for the third instalment of Shirley's video diary
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