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UK food personality and TV presenter Deliah Smith plans to start her own online cooking school.

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This article titled “Delia Smith quits TV to teach online” was written by John Plunkett, for on Tuesday 5th February 2013 10.17 UTC

She has taught the nation how to cook for almost five decades, but now Delia Smith has announced that she has presented her last TV cookery show.

The doyen of small-screen cooks is turning her back on television because she was tired of having to “entertain”, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Smith said she was still passionate about teaching people how to cook, but would do it online rather than on TV. She first presented her first BBC show in 1973 and appeared as recently as 2010.

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