Cameron Diaz reveals the delicious meal she cooked for her first date with future husband Benji Madden
Cameron Diaz has revealed the delicious first date meal she cooked for hubby Benji Madden.
In a preview for Wednesday’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the beloved A-lister talked about winning Madden’s heart with a tasty dish of Mediterranean lamb jobs.
Barrymore, 47, set the stage for her best friend Diaz, 50, describing how she helped Cameron prepare for her first date with the Good Charlotte guitarist, 43.
Ripped her heart out through her stomach: Cameron Diaz, 50, revealed the delicious first-date meal she cooked for hubby Benji Madden
“We’ve come home from this immersive two-day course in northern and southern Italian cuisine,” Drew recalled, “and you’re about to hang out with Benji.”
Barrymore went on to describe how they “talked about [the date] all weekend’ and that she even drove Diaz to the grocery store for ingredients.
“I drove you to a grocery store,” Drew said, “so pregnant I stayed in the car, and you got inside. What was the dish you made her that night? I I’ll let you tell me. I remember it perfectly.
The Charlie’s Angels stars were in Drew’s studio kitchen cooking their own meal when reclusive Cameron detailed the dinner party that led to true love.
Charlie’s Chefs: In a preview of Wednesday’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the beloved A-lister opened up to her Charlie’s Angels co-star about winning Madden’s heart with a tasty dish Mediterranean lamb jobs
Drooling for details: Barrymore, 47, set the stage for her best friend Diaz, describing how she helped Cameron get ready for her first date with the Good Charlotte guitarist by driving her to the grocery store for Ingredients
Tasty romance: “Lamb chops,” The Mask star revealed. “Mediterranean lamb chops, couscous, broccoli and sautéed zucchini”
“Lamb chops,” she said. “Mediterranean lamb chops, couscous, broccoli and sautéed zucchini.”
“Did you give him the golden shallot that night?” Barrymore asked, eagerly inquiring about Cameron’s secret flavor enhancer.
“I put golden shallot inside the couscous,” replied The Mask star.
The golden shallot is a special concoction of caramelized shallots mixed with olive oil.
The foodie wonder loves adding it to a variety of different recipes and dishes, spicing up anything tasty.
Drew is obviously a golden shallot fan as she turned to her audience and exclaimed, “You see what I’m saying!”
Crazy about Madden: Diaz married her rock star husband at his Beverly Hills home in 2015
Diaz married her rock star husband at his Beverly Hills home in 2015.
The four-time Golden Globe nominee announced she ‘retired’ in 2018 and gave birth to a daughter named Raddix in December 2019.
Cameron and Benji have been extremely private about their family life and rarely talk about their daughter.
But the giggling megastar is set to make her acting comeback with the aptly titled Netflix flick Back in Action.
The action-comedy will star Cameron’s close friend, Jamie Fox, and its central storyline remains a closely guarded secret.
The source recently told People that Diaz has a more cautious strategy for her film career this time around: “She doesn’t want acting to take over her life now like it used to.”
Back in the spotlight: The four-time Golden Globe nominee announced she ‘retired’ from acting in 2018 and gave birth to a daughter named Raddix in December 2019. But the megastar is set to do his comeback as an actor with the aptly titled Netflix Movie Return to Action