Lisa first established herself as a leading actress starring in numerous high profile TV dramas including Holby City, Spooks and Dangerfield. In 2010 Lisa won BBC 1′s Celebrity MasterChef and has since gone on a remarkable food journey. In 2017 Lisa accepted the role of Fi Browning in Eastenders, leaving the soap in dramatic fashion at the beginning of 2018.
In 2012 Lisa’s first cookery book was published, Recipes From My Mother For My Daughter and became an instant bestseller, reaching number one in The Times non-fiction list. Lisa’s second cookbook The Way I Cook was published in September 2013.
Her third book, Tea and Cake was published in February 2015 also becoming a bestseller.
Lisa has presented a number of TV programmes, including ITV’s iconic daytime series This Morning, BBC2′s primetime version of thecritically acclaimed Heir Hunters, hit Channel 4 daytime show What’s Cooking? with Ben Shepherd as well regularly cooking in the This Morning kitchen. Lisa is a regular face on the Food Network, in 2014 she presented The Big Eat alongside Matt Tebbutt and Kitchen Superheroes.
As well as presenting and cooking on This Morning Lisa has also anchored a number of food strands including Coastal Cottage, Comfort Cottage and Hollywood Menu.
Lisa is passionate about cooking with children and in 2015 her new series Crash My Kitchen launched on CBBC, in the series Lisa teaches children and their families how to cook simple and healthy meals.
In addition to her television work, Lisa has acted in numerous films such as A Feast at Midnight as well as And The Beat Goes On.
Lisa’s cookery skills are highly sought after for live demonstrations at food events including BBC Good Food, The Cake & Bake Show and the Ideal Home Show.
She has also been an ambassador for a number of high profile brands including Uncle Ben’s, Kikkoman and most recently, Kelloggs and she is currently the Brand Ambassador for Hotpoint.