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BBC's Best Home Cook winner Suzie Lee: ‘We had to film my new food series in a Covid-friendly show house’

Lisburn accountant and mother-of-two Suzie Lee, who won the BBC's Best Home Cook show earlier this year, now has her own TV series. She tells Claire O'Boyle what it's all about and why her year hasn't turned out as expected

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Kitchen success: Great Britain’s Best Home Cook winner Suzie Lee

Kitchen success: Great Britain’s Best Home Cook winner Suzie Lee

Suzie Lee's Home Cook Heroes

Suzie Lee's Home Cook Heroes

Suzie with her children Zander and Odelia at her Lisburn home

Suzie with her children Zander and Odelia at her Lisburn home

The ultimate burger

The ultimate burger

Suzie Lee's Home Cook Heroes

Suzie Lee's Home Cook Heroes

Kitchen success: Great Britain’s Best Home Cook winner Suzie Lee

It should have been the year of her dreams. Crowned winner of the BBC's Best Home Cook back in February, Lisburn mum Suzie Lee was talking book deals, trips to London for appearances on everything from The One Show and This Morning to personal appearances with food fans right across Northern Ireland.

But then came coronavirus.

And while the star cook, who also works as an accountant, knows she's in a lucky position, she's open about the frustrations she felt, along with the rest of us, during lockdown.