Lady GaGa is "obsessed" with cooking shows.

The eccentric singer loves experimenting with new recipes and confessed she takes inspiration from watching programmes about food.

She told heat magazine: "When I get time off, I like to watch cooking shows, I'm really obsessed with them. I'm a really good cook now, just from watching those shows. My speciality is Italian."

Despite her hectic lifestyle, the 'Judas' singer revealed she loves to catch up with her childhood friends over good food and wine.

She explained: "I went to an all-girls' school, so the few of my friends that I've kept since high school, we'll all just get together and cook and drink six or seven bottles of red wine and just talk about life and chill out."

Despite her passion for cooking, Gaga recently claimed she is on a "drunk diet" as consuming alcohol helps her creativity.

She said: "I am on the drunk diet. I live my life as I want to, creatively. I like to drink whiskey and stuff while I am working. But The Deal is I've got to work out every day, and I work out hung over if I am hung over. And it's about the cross-training and keeping yourself inspired. I have to say, I do a ton of yoga."