The Hairy Bikers’ Simon “Si” King has shared his gratitude for a new project with Dave Myers following his cancer diagnosis.
Longtime friends King and Myers have been known as traveling chefs since their first series. The Hairy Biker Cookbookin 2004.
Myers revealed his cancer diagnosis in May 2022 during an episode of him and King agony uncle podcast.
In a video on the official Hairy Bikers Instagram account, King unpacks copies of the latest Hairy Bikers cookbook. The hairy Dieter: Eat well every day.
“Eat well every day…well, why not?” he says into the camera and holds the book in his hand.
“It’s always so beautiful, and it’s a bit of a special book, this one,” he adds, before saying he hopes people who read it will enjoy it.
In the caption for the post, King wrote, “It’s finally here!”
Earlier this year, the cooking duo confirmed the end of their latest TV series, Hairy bikers go local.
Speaking of the series, which saw them travel across the country to help local restaurants, they said: “We hope you’ve enjoyed the journey we’ve taken with each episode, we look forward to seeing you on your TV soon.” see.”
Myers, 65, has taken a break from active filming while undergoing chemotherapy.
His first television appearance since his diagnosis came in December when he and King took part in an episode of Saturday kitchen.
Last month, Myers spoke candidly about the grueling nature of the treatment. It affected his ability to walk, so he had to relearn it after several laps.
“By God, chemotherapy isn’t going to cut you in half quick,” he told Kaye Adams on the How to turn 60 podcast. “Because your balance is going off, it’s a disaster for someone with a motorcycle and my walking has actually been affected quite a bit.”
Myers also explained that although he now has “no symptoms of cancer,” the chemotherapy was affecting the “neuropathy” in his feet, making it “hard to take.”