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Gino D'Acampo bans one ICONIC British ingredient from his family's Christmas dinner to avoid it becoming the 's*****t meal of the year'


Gino D’Acampo says he’s banned one British staple from his family’s Christmas dinner throwing tradition out the window.

The Italian chef, 47, revealed no turkey will be found on his table this year and claims to have made the decision in a bid to stop the meal being a total flop.

Gino, who shares sons Luciano, 21, Rocco, 18, and nine-year-old daughter Mia with wife Jessica told Best Magazine: ‘Nobody likes [turkey]. Christmas is the best day of the year and you do the s***test meal of the year.’

He went on to reveal how the family instead opt for fresh fish and lobster on the big day telling the publication: ‘In our house, we call it fishmas’.

Sharing further insight into the D’Acampo clans cooking plans he said: ‘Everyone is in charge of one dish that makes up the whole Christmas meal – so no pressure,’ 

Change of plan: Gino D’Acampo, 47, says he’s banned one British staple from his family’s Christmas dinner throwing tradition out the window

Family: The Italian chef, who shares sons Luciano, 21, Rocco, 18, and nine-year-old daughter Mia with wife Jessica, revealed no turkey will be found on his table this year and claims to have made the decision in a bid to stop the meal being a total flop

Family: The Italian chef, who shares sons Luciano, 21, Rocco, 18, and nine-year-old daughter Mia with wife Jessica, revealed no turkey will be found on his table this year and claims to have made the decision in a bid to stop the meal being a total flop

It has been estimated that between nine and ten million turkeys are purchased each Christmas in the UK with the tradition dating right back to King Henry VIII’s reign. 

It comes after Gino was reportedly in a horror crash with ‘blood everywhere’ as he filmed for a new ITV show with Fred Sirieix last month. 

He had been in Vienna with the French maître d’hôtel, 51, for the new travel show titled Emission Impossible, as they visit some of Europe’s most stunning locations.

Production has now come to a grinding halt, with Gino describing it as ‘the worst shoot of my life,’ before slamming ITV for not checking up on him, according to The Sun

The incident which took place on October 18, saw him attempt to go down a ‘200ft slide on a toboggan, clutching a cocktail glass.’

Gino told the publication: ‘After 22 years of working with them, I am in an accident and I get ill, and yet I don’t get a phone call; I smell a fish. I think ITV have no idea what happened.’ 

An insider added: ‘He was still filming a piece to camera when a mother and her two kids came hurtling down at 30mph and crashed.

‘There was blood everywhere and one of the boys had blood pouring from his mouth.’ 

Cooking up a storm: He said: 'Nobody likes [turkey]. Christmas is the best day of the year and you do the s***test meal of the year.'

Cooking up a storm: He said: ‘Nobody likes [turkey]. Christmas is the best day of the year and you do the s***test meal of the year.’

Different: He went on to reveal how the family instead opt for fresh fish and lobster on the big day saying: 'In our house, we call it fishmas' (pictured with wife Jessica)

Different: He went on to reveal how the family instead opt for fresh fish and lobster on the big day saying: ‘In our house, we call it fishmas’ (pictured with wife Jessica) 

Classic: It has been estimated that between nine and ten million turkeys are purchased each Christmas in the UK with the tradition dating right back to King Henry VIII's reign

Classic: It has been estimated that between nine and ten million turkeys are purchased each Christmas in the UK with the tradition dating right back to King Henry VIII’s reign

An ambulance was called for the children while Gino was treated onsite with the broadcaster offering counselling and support to those involved. 

Both presenters had flagged safety concerns ahead of filming, with the presenter left ‘livid’ after also getting ill the next day after working ’14-hour days in freezing conditions.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives of Gino and ITV for comment. 

Awful: It comes after Gino was reportedly in a horror crash with 'blood everywhere' as he filmed for a new ITV show with Fred Sirieix last month

Awful: It comes after Gino was reportedly in a horror crash with ‘blood everywhere’ as he filmed for a new ITV show with Fred Sirieix last month

 

On screen: The chef (centre) has been in Vienna with the French maître d'hôtel (left) for the new travel show titled Emission Impossible, as they visit some of Europe's most stunning locations (pictured with Gordon Ramsay, R)

On screen: The chef (centre) has been in Vienna with the French maître d’hôtel (left) for the new travel show titled Emission Impossible, as they visit some of Europe’s most stunning locations (pictured with Gordon Ramsay, R)

A representatives from ITV told MailOnline: ‘Contrary to reports the shoot for Emission Impossible, which was produced for ITV by an independent production company, was postponed owing to illness. 

‘We have robust and comprehensive policies which we implement contractually with our suppliers and partners. 

‘The independent production companies who make shows for us have primary responsibility for the duty of care of everyone they work with, both on and off screen. 

‘This includes establishing appropriate health and safety arrangements. We are speaking with Betty TV, the production company who make Emission Impossible to clarify their position.’



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