Cooking saved my sanity: Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers admits she was a binge eater

Cooking saved my sanity: Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers admits she was a binge eater

Cooking saved my sanity: Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers admits she was a binge eater – until she discovered the joy of sharing food with others

12:47 AM on 2nd July 2011

Thomasina Miers photographed in her kitchen, 8 months pregnant

Embracing her passion: Thomasina Miers photographed in her kitchen, 8 months pregnant

Talented: Thomasina pictured with judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode, is still the only female MasterChef winner in the amateur category to date, beating 4,000 contestants

Talented: Thomasina pictured with judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode, is still the only female MasterChef winner in the amateur category to date, beating 4,000 contestants

Lifelong dream: Head Chef Thomasina Miers pictured at her restaurant, Wahaca

Lifelong dream: Head Chef Thomasina Miers pictured at her restaurant, Wahaca

The simple things: Thomasina Miers discovered her love of Mexican food while on holiday in South America

The simple things: Thomasina Miers discovered her love of Mexican food while on holiday in South America