Jackie Collins Spices Up The Cookbook Genre

Jackie Collins Spices Up The Cookbook Genre

Renowned author Jackie Collins talks with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Access Hollywood Live about bringing some of her storytelling prowess to a new genre: cookbooks! What is her new book, “The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook,” all about? Plus, who does she want to play Santangelo in the “Confessions of a Wild Child” movie? Finally, what does Jackie think of the “Fifty Shades” phenomenon? “The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook” is available now.

local station. 30. That's right. Jackie Collins knows how to cook up a meal. Her recipe. Part food, part romance guide. Are we cooking nude or what are we doing. It's deadent and delicious. If you're on a diet, forget about it. It's recipes that lucky came up with. It's a sexy book but not like -- it's got scenes between lucky and Lenny and music you can play in between, usher and drake. This is April, no clothes, high heels. This is what you need to be doing. How did you come up with this with lucky's recipes? I was sitting at my desk and I'd seen an illustrator who did illustrs done for my daughter and I thought I need illustrations of lucky. I thought I have do this. It will be in people's kitchens. Then they go to paper book and go back on the 14e68s. This is going to be something the whole family can enjoy. Night that sexy. It's pretty sexy. What's the best sexy it gets? The Kwan trow with peaches and cream. It's pretty damn sexy and what write in between the page. The drinks are great. Wolfgang puck created a drink called the Jackie Collins. What's in it? Voed Ka, club soda, a little lime, a little more vodka. Did the video. It sounds great. A little better than vodka Krahn. Jazzed up. In real life, are you good in the kitchen? I'm real good in the kitchen. I cook for 40 people. I cooked three Turkeys, six vegetables and potato, the English roast potatoes. That's what you have to make in the cookbook, yeah. 500 copies of books that you sold? I'm exhausted. You must be rich. Rich. Really rich. By the way, can I say I love your haircut? Really nice. Whenever men go shorter they look fresher and younger. Might have been the plan. I don't know. But 500? I've been wrielting for a long time, probably longer than anybody. 30 books published in 40 different countries. I had rooms filled with all different editions. I have thousands of editions of my books. How many have been turned into a TV movie or movie movie. Actually seven. And one now. Yeah. "Confessions of a wild child" and I'm working on a series, a 13-part series of "Hollywood wives" that will be brought up to date. It's been really fun. But all of it is really hell until we're actually filming. Lucky santelangelo -- That's "Confessions of the wild child" which was the previous book to the cookbook snow who will play? Do you get the say who will play? You bet it. I'm going to produce it. Let's bang around -- I'm going to put out a website where people can send in their videos, young actresses, and then I'm going to choose. We're going to have a nationwide search for the young lucky. I'll come over, have a Jackie Collins. And Sa mob. San tan jell low salmon. Followed by the peaches. What do you make -- I think we discussed this the last time. The whole "Fifty shades of grey" thing, do you find that good writing? I would never criticize another writer. If you can complete a book, that's a real achievement. She sold so many books. That's wonderful. I don't write that kind of book. I write erotic sex. It's fun. You have more fun with it. What's the difference. Huge difference. And sexual equality is important to me. I don't want the man to have all the fun. I want the women to have fun too. Sometimes women are having fun with men in charge. I don't know. Once you're having sex and you have to have props, not a good things. Excuse me, we're going to have sex. Let me get my handcuffs and a whip and this and that and the other. No. Is your life as exotic as this? You write these characters as real sexy. Are you as sexy in real life? Oh, of course. Am I going to say anything else? You know, you talk to everybody. I talk to everybody and people tell me their secrets. I have a driver in New York and he was telling me the other day -- I guess get in the car and I I'm nocently sitting in the back. He said, I had such great sex. I had sex three times and each time was better than the last. I'm like, why are you telling me this. About how old was the guy, the driver, who was three times? He was pretty cute. Was he like in his 20s? No, in his 30s. Really, hmm. She exaggerates. If it was three, it was four. A man is in his prime at all times, yeah. Women don't -- don't we peak later. Yeah. But women are more careful about who they choose. Yes. Don't you think? Absolutely. I mean I wanted to write "Confessions of a wild child. Wts I wanted to show her as a teenager and then how she nerve Gates today, sex, drug, rock and roll and will bring you back to your first kiss. Who was your first kiss? Steven purko, spin the bottle. The Steven purko? How old were you? I think I was eighth grade. I was late. Eighth grade. Is that bad? No. If I was your father -- Maybe ninth grade. And she remembers it well. Oh. Boy. Tell me everything. I've got nothing. Look at her blushing. Straight ahead, how to give your Easter meal a healthy dollop of color and lamb sliders