Jenny Morris, also known as The Giggling Gourmet, is a celebrity chef and radio personality from South Africa. She has starred in four series with Food Network, and has become a household name among audiences in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Her first series with Food Network, Jenny Morris Cooks Morocco, was commissioned and went to air in 2012. The programme was a hit among audiences and in 2013 the channel commissioned Jenny Morris Cooks The Riviera. In 2015 Jenny also appeared as a judge on the fast-paced culinary game show Chopped South Africa.
Jenny has also filmed Jenny & Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy with fellow Food Network star Reza Mahammad which premiered in the Middle East last November, the programme sees the two friends combine their passion for food by opening the doors of their Food Academy to teach six would be chefs how to cook.
Jenny Morris has also written four cookbooks, Rude Food, Nude Food, Good Food in 2004, More Rude Food in 2006, Cooking with Jenny Morris in 2012 and 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.
Jenny is also a presenter on the radio station Cape Talk, and continues to run the Cook’s Playground, which she opened in 1997 as a cooking school and catering company.