If you're a complete beginner in the kitchen, Jamie's promise to you is that you'll be making some great dinners within hours of reading his book. A little knowledge and a few basic tools can go a long way, and this book is your first step . . .
Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. During a 20-year television and publishing career he has inspired millions of people to enjoy cooking from scratch and eating fresh, delicious food. Through his organization, Jamie is leading the charge on a global food revolution, aiming to reduce childhood obesity and improve everyone's health and happiness through food. Jamie started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight. After leaving school he began a career as a chef that took him to the River Cafe, where he was famously spotted by a television production company and the Naked Chef was born. He has now published 22 bestselling cookery books, all with accompanying TV shows. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.
Jamie Oliver will teach you to cook from scratch in the Ministry
of Food * from publisher's description *
Jamie thinks anyone can learn to cook in 24 hours, so he provides stage-by-stage photos and simple instructions for hundreds of classics. A must, both for beginners and anyone who thought it too late to learn * Waterstones.com *
There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook * Delia Smith *