Merrilees Parker

"To really experience the world you have to be prepared to try everything a place has to offer. "

In the food TV world, Merrilees Parker is renowned for “Anything You Can Cook” a 27-part BBC2 cookery series which she co-presented with Brian Merilees ParkerTurner in 1999. She was also the resident cook in “House Call” shown on BBC1 in the UK throughout January 2001.

Merrilees is a passionate foodie and went through her “on-the-job” training as Chef at The Lansdowne in Primrose Hill, London. Here she developed her own style of no-nonsense food, earning The Lansdowne rave review for its menu.


Merrilees speaks fluent French and divides her time between the UK and France, occupied in her premier passion of food.