Jenny Morris, also known as The Giggling Gourmet, is a celebrity chef and radio personality from South Africa. She opened Cook’s Playground in 1997, operating it as a cooking school and catering company.
Jenny has written four cookbooks, Rude Food, Nude Food, Good Food in 2004, More Rude Food in 2006 and Cooking with Jenny Morris in 2012, Taste the World with Jenny Morris as well as contributing to magazines including the South African Edition Oprah Magazine and writing a weekly column for an entertainment guide in South Africa.
She is also a presenter on the radio station Cape Talk, where she discusses both food and romance. She has starred in two series for Food Network, Jenny Morris Cooks Morocco and Jenny Morris Cooks the Riviera and has recently been a judge on the extremely successful, fast-paced culinary game show, Chopped South Africa.
Jenny is presently filming Jenny and Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy with good friend and fellow Food Network star Reza Mahammad. Friends from the moment they met, Jenny and Reza are combining their extraordinary knowledge and passion for food by opening the doors of their Food Academy. Jenny and Reza will be teaching six would be chefs to create a delicious feast, along the way passing on inspired hints, tips and techniques on how to cook like a professional, their aim is to demonstrate that with a little know how all of us can produce delicious food.