EXCLUSIVE: Real Housewives of Cheshire’s Dawn Ward opens her fridge to us

Real Housewives of Cheshire star Dawn Ward reveals what's in her fridge

Dawn Ward diet fridge raider

by Georgina Terry |
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How much do you spend per week?

Around £400. I usually have 11 people to feed. We’ve always got a very busy house.

Describe your daily diet

In the morning, I have a coffee and scrambled eggs, followed by a vitamin C supplement. I also pop some watermelon, lime and orange in a big jug with water to sip on all day. For lunch, I’ll have homemade butternut squash or mushroom soups, but sometimes I only want sandwiches and crisps. In the evenings, we have chicken, potatoes and vegetables, or a homemade curry.

Is there anything you’d refuse to eat?

I’ve never tried oysters or mussels – and I don’t want to. I don’t eat much bread, either.

Strangest thing you’ve ever eaten?

I was at late singer George Michael’s house and Heston Blumenthal was cooking. The weirdest things were three “lollipops” – a rocket, which was celery, a twister, which was avocado and salmon, and a magnum, which was foie gras. None of it touched my lips.

What would you cook to impress?

A good fry-up. Every Sunday I cook for around 30 people and I’ll serve eggs and bacon.

What’s your hangover cure?

A Dioralyte sachet as it rehydrates you. A Chinese takeaway helps, too.


Takeaway treat - chippy

I’m not always a saint, sometimes I love fish and chips.

Naughty but nice - chocolate

Chocolate is popular in our house. My favourite is Mint Aero with a glass of wine

This article appeared in Closer magazine in April 2020.

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