Jamie Oliver will share everything he's learned as a chef as he invites you to Cook With Jamie
Whether you're a student, a young couple, an established cook or a novice, Cook With Jamie takes you through a whole load of simple and accessible recipes that will blow the socks off your family and any guests you might have round for dinner. There's information on Jamie's recommended kitchen equipment, advice on how to recognize and cook loads of different cuts of meat, as well as on how to get the best value and quality when you're out shopping.
Cook with Jamie guides you through creating meals from scratch, including simple instructions for making your own pasta and gnocchi and even how to tackle preparing a fresh crab, lobster and squid. Learn to mix beautifully balanced dressings and mayo for the perfect addition to Jamie's recipes, like the warm Smoked Bacon and Jerusalem Artichoke Salad. From light starters to deserts with a twist, like moreish Bread and Butter Pudding with Marmalade Glaze and Cinnamon and Orange Butter, Cook with Jamie has recipes for every occasion and taste.
Jamie shares classic dishes, new creations and some of the bestselling recipes from his award winning restaurants. Cook With Jamie is the perfect companion to anyone looking to improve their cooking and have fun in the kitchen.
'You know what ... if you're going to eat three times a day for the rest of your life, you might as well learn to cook properly and enjoy it! So, roll up your sleeves and let me help you. Now is the time for you to get stuck in and reclaim your fantastic cooking heritage!' - Jamie
'There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook' Delia Smith
Jamie Oliver started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex. In 2002 he founded Fifteen restaurant in London and the associated charity the Fifteen Foundation. There are now three other Fifteen restaurants worldwide. Jamie has also recently started up the Jamie's Italian chain of high street restaurants. In 2005 Jamie led a campaign to improve the quality of school dinners in the UK and through the Feed Me Better campaign caused the government to substantially change its policy towards school food, increasing funding and putting new, nutritious menus in every school. He lives in London and Essex with his wife and children.