‘He’s a regular guy – he’s not a chef and he’s not formally a cook, and he was a virgin in the kitchen … I love his enthusiasm for food, having a laugh and for family, and I think, at the end of the day, that’s what food is about. Viva Virgin Kitchen!’ Jamie Oliver Three years ago Barry Lewis couldn’t boil an egg. Now he’s a rising star of the food world and one of the country’s hottest new cooks. In 2010 Barry taught himself to cook step-by-step, filming the process and posting the videos on his YouTube channel My Virgin Kitchen. The channel became an overnight hit, racking up millions of views and inspiring thousands of new cooks to pick up the ladle. Before long, Barry had attracted media attention and been given the seal of approval by his idol, Jamie Oliver. He’s now a regular on Jamie’s Food Tube Channel. Barry Lewis is all about delicious ingredients, healthy meals and having fun. These recipes are for everyone: young or old, seasoned pros or those who are terrified of setting foot in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking for family favourites like Beef & Ricotta Pasta Shells, heartwarmers like Bangers & Mustard Mash Casserole, or melt-in-your-mouth treats like Vanilla & Honeycomb Semifreddo, here you’ll find all the ingredients, inspiration and confidence you need. So what are you waiting for? Get stuck in, because Dinner’s ON!