Gwyneth Paltrow Cooks Up Tribute To Her Late Father; Does She Want To Be The Next Martha Stewart?

At 38 years old, Gwyneth Paltrow is still daddy’s little girl.

Though her beloved father, Bruce Paltrow, passed away in 2002, his wisdom lives on thanks to a new cookbook by his doting daughter.

“I think [my dad] would be pretty proud,” Gywneth told Access Hollywood, at a book signing for her new culinary endeavor — “My Fathers Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness” — in New York City on Thursday. “He was a very proud daddy anyway to being with. I think that he would be happy that I’ve sort of put all of his life lessons and all of the cooking stuff into a book as a tribute to him.”

The cookbook includes 150 meal ideas – all originals from Gwyneth’s kitchen – and has already prompted whispers of the movie star/TV star/recording artist adding another title to her resume: domestic diva.

“I’m not trying to be the next Martha Stewart,” Gwyneth told Access with a laugh, when asked if she hopes to be the next maven of the kitchen. “I’m just like, a busy working mom and it’s like, this is how I do it. This is my food and how I make it.

“So if it helps anybody, inspires anybody to make a meal from scratch and feed their family, that’s great,” she added. “But I’m not trying to have a media empire.”

“My Fathers Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness” is available in bookstores now.

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