One of the many joys of multi-channel television is that you are never too far away from a showing of the cult food show, Come Dine With Me.
"I thought it was a great big lump. But now I actually think it's fantastic. We found food cooked on the electric cooker tasted very second class."
There's no news yet on whether other politicians are prepared to risk getting their fingers burnt.
Although the political version would have been for charidee, the e-mail to potential participants apparently mentioned a fee of £3,000 per amateur chef. Worth keeping an eye on the Commons Register of Members' Interests to see how takes up the invitation.