Rosie Huntington-Whiteley likes to go home for "a few days in the mud".
The model-and-actress was born in Devon, England, and spent her childhood helping out on the family farm.
Despite landing modelling contracts with the likes of Victoria's Secret and a role in action hit Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the star enjoys visiting the place she grew up in.
"It's gorgeous down there [Devon]," she told Stylist magazine.
"My parents are still there but my brother and sister are both at university now. And all of my old school friends have moved away so there's not much to go back for. But I'll get down there and have a few days in the mud and the rain and see the animals, go for a few walks and then you're back to… you know. It's good, it reminds me where I come from."
The 25-year-old, who has just returned from Namibia where she was filming Mad Max: Fury Road, is now based in Los Angeles.
Her Hollywood lifestyle means the star likes to cling to normality by doing everyday things, like cooking.
"All my friends in LA are English. It's impossible to find a good roast out there so I'm getting famous for 'Rosie's Roast Dinner'," she revealed.
"I did a really good beef Wellington the other day and I do a great chicken pot pie; good hearty country food. You're never going to come to my house and leave hungry..."
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