The actress was joined by husband Benji Madden, his brother Joel and his wife Nicole Richie, and Gwyneth Paltrow and her boyfriend Brad Falchuk as she baked and broiled at the New School of Cooking in Culver City, California.

Diaz is not new to best friends cookery classes - she attended a pasta-making seminar at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa, California with Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore in 2014.