AAnyone who has seen Sophie Ellis-Bextor and her husband Richard Jones sing classic tunes at their impromptu kitchen discos, which they broadcast via Instagram during the first lockdown, knows they are united in their love of music. After all, Ellis-Bextor is known for hits like Murder on the dance floor, while Jones plays bass with the rock band The Feeling. However, food is equally an integral part of their lives together.
“The way a dish is made is similar to the layers in a song,” says the couple, both 43. “You have your bass notes and rhythm (potatoes, rice, pasta), then the guitars and keys in the middle ( steak, fish, aubergines), then the top layer with the vocals and percussion (salt, pepper, spices and