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But Heston Blumenthal has revealed his legendary temper is now under control thanks to a surprising technique – food-based ‘mindful meditation’.
he explained he has not given up in his quest for self-control, saying: ‘Mindfulness is just brilliant. You can be mindful with a raisin, even. You look at the raisin – how does it feel?
‘Look at the light and the dark and wonder where the shadows have been cast.
'You draw that out for a minute or two and then you put it in your mouth, and focus on your lips, tongue, teeth… It’s about being completely in the moment.’
He said his anger-management is so successful that he has not lost his cool at all in recent years, adding: ‘Not even a frown. It’s like I’m a different person. Really weird.’
The self-taught chef was first encouraged to seek help for his fiery temper by 48-year-old Zanna, with whom he has three children. He later revealed he saw a cranial osteopath, a therapist and a faith healer on her suggestion.
Their 20-year marriage came to an end in 2011 after the stress of managing his multi-million-pound food empire took its toll on their relationship.
He has lucrative advertising deals with Waitrose and owns Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck in Berkshire."