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Jamie Oliver - Author

About the Author

Jamie Oliver 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 Café, where he was famously spotted by a television production company.

His television and publishing career began in 1999 with The Naked Chef series. Since then he has set up Fifteen restaurant in London, changed school dinners in the UK and revolutionized home cooking. His charity, The Jamie Oliver Foundation, seeks to improve people's lives through food.

He writes for publications in the UK and around the world, including his own Jamie Magazine. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.

 

Featured books by Jamie Oliver

5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2017

Featuring simple, delicious recipes from the new Channel series - Quick and Easy Food -  Jamie Oliver's 5 Ingredients is his most straightforward book yet. Using five ingredients, cleverly combined, you'll conjure up THE most exciting food . . . Quick Asian fishcakes - juicy salmon fillets flavoured with fragrant lemongrass, ginger and fresh coriander, dipped into a chilli jam. Italian seared beef - blushing in the middle with green pesto, fiery rocket, pine nuts and Parmesan. Pear and Gorgonzola farfalle - strong, creamy Gorgonzola cheese and ripened sweet pears, crumbled walnuts and red chicory over pasta. Chickpea chard pork - seared pork in a casserole of chickpeas flavoured with fennel seeds, rainbow chard and roasted peppers. Cherry chocolate mousse - delicious dark chocolate, black-pitted cherries folded into a simple mousse made from eggs, double cream and golden caster sugar. It's all about making the journey to good food, super-simple. With over 130 recipes, and chapters on Chicken, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fish, Eggs, Veg, Salads, Pasta, Rice and Noodles and Sweet Things, there's plenty of quick and easy recipe inspiration to choose from. How about . . . Pomegrante jewels, fresh mint and feta tossed into a Carrot and grain salad. Roast tikka chicken - whole chicken flavoured in tikka paste, roasted with crispy potatoes, golden cauliflower and coriander, finished with a deliciously sumptuous AND impressive Honey berry filo smash topped with coconut yoghurt and pistachios. All ready to tuck into in less than 30-minutes. With every recipe you'll find a visual ingredient guide, serving size, timings, a short, easy-to-follow method, and quick-reference nutritional information. Jamie's new cookbook takes the stress out of mealtimes and will inspire cooks and non-cooks alike with beautiful, crazily simple ideas . . .

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2016

Chapters: Introduction Smart Starters The Main Event Veggie and Vegan Plates The Wonderful World of Potatoes Scrumptious Vegetables Gravy, Sauces and all the Trimmings Incredible Leftovers Spectacular Festive Puddings Afternoon Tea and Sweet Treats Cute Edible Gifts Super-Fantastic Salads Dips, Bites and Handheld Nibbles Perfect Christmas Drinks Guide To Roasting Meat I've got all the bases covered with everything you need for the big day and any feasting meals over the festive period, as well as party fare, edible gifts, teatime treats, cocktails and of course, exciting ways to embrace and celebrate those leftovers. You'll also find all the deeply important technical info you need, such as cooking charts, and wherever possible, I've designed the recipes to be cooked at the same oven temperature, so you can be efficient with time and oven space, and it'll be super-easy for you to mix and match the different elements and build your own perfect Christmas meal. I haven't held back. This book is the greatest hits, all wrapped up in one Christmas parcel, and I hope you have fun looking through, picking your recipes, and building your own plan. Jamie Oliver

ebook of the month
Everyday Super Food

Everyday Super Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

No matter how busy you are, you'll find that healthy eating the Jamie way is both straight forward and achievable, making it super easy to choose exactly the kind of meals that suit you. The book is divided into breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and every tasty meal is nutritionally balanced so that any combination over the day will bring you in under your recommended daily allowance of calories, allowing you to enjoy snacks and drinks on the side. You can eat Smoothie Pancakes with Berries, Banana, Yoghurt and Nuts for breakfast, Tasty Fish Tacos with Game-Changing Kiwi, Lime and Chilli Salsa for lunch and Griddled Steak and Peppers with Herby-Jewelled Tabbouleh Rice for dinner, and still be healthy! Whether you dip in and out of it, eat from the book Monday to Friday or use it faithfully every day for a month, it's totally up to you. In Everyday Super Food, Jamie's done all the hard work for you - all you need to do is choose a delicious recipe, cook it up and, most importantly, enjoy it. Every meal in this book is a good choice and will bring you a step closer to a healthier, happier you.

ebook of the month
Jamie's Comfort Food

Jamie's Comfort Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jamie's new cookbook brings together 100 ultimate comfort food recipes. It's all about the dishes that are close to your heart, that put a smile on your face and make you feel happy, loved, safe and secure. Inspired by everything from childhood memories to the changing of the seasons, and taking into account the guilty pleasures and sweet indulgences that everyone enjoys, it's brimming with exciting recipes you'll fall in love with. Jamie's Comfort Food is all about the food you really want to eat, made exactly how you like it. With this in mind, the book features ultimate versions of all-time favourites, and also introduces cherished dishes from countries around the world, providing a delicious recipe for every occasion. This isn't everyday cooking - this is about weekends, holidays, celebrations and occasions. Whether you're home alone, or sharing the love with a big group of family or friends, there really is something for everyone. Celebrating the beauty of good food is at the heart of this book, and it's jam-packed with incredible photography. Written in Jamie's usual down-to-earth and easy-to-understand style, the methods are precise and have been tested to the hilt, so are guaranteed to work, but this time Jamie has turned the edit filter off, and shares extra hints, tips and ideas throughout to ensure you achieve the best possible results. This is about making food the very best it can be, and embracing the rituals of cooking. Recipes include everything from mighty moussaka, delicate gyoza with crispy wings, steaming ramen and katsu curry to super eggs Benedict, scrumptious sticky toffee pudding and tutti frutti pear tarte tatin. Treat yourself, and your loved ones, with Jamie's Comfort Food.

Save with Jamie Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less

Save with Jamie Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Jamie gets the nation cooking clever, shopping smart and wasting less with his new cookbook, Save with Jamie. This year, I've got the message loud and clear that as everyone comes under bigger and bigger financial pressure, they want help to cook tasty, nutritious food on a budget, so this book was born completely out of public demand. And there's no compromise - I'm talking big flavours, comfort food that makes you happy, and colourful, optimistic dishes. Our biggest luxury is knowledge, whether times are hard or not, so get kitchen smart and smash the recession.

Other books by Jamie Oliver

Happy Days with the Naked Chef

Happy Days with the Naked Chef

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2019

Get cooking simple, comforting food with a twist, with this beautiful new hardback edition of Happy Days with the Naked Chef This cookbook is all about creating simple and homely food, but which is still packed full of flavour and fun. Jamie shows readers that with just a little planning, it is possible to create meals that friends and families will talk about for years to come. As well as loads of delicious recipes, Jamie also gives you some handy tips for getting kids excited about food, and how to have a healthy and balanced diet. Recipes you'll soon be enjoying include: * Good old STEAK and GUINNESS PIE * Layered FOCACCIA with CHEESE and ROCKET * COURGETTE SALAD with MINT, GARLIC, RED CHILLI, LEMON & extra virgin olive oil * PARSNIP & PANCETTA TAGLIATELLE with PARMESAN and BUTTER * Lovely LEMON CURDY PUD Divided into chapters on Herbs, Comfort Grub, Quick Fixes, Kids' Club, More Simple Salads, Dressings, Pasta, Something Fishy Going On, Nice Bit of Meat, And Loads of Veg, The Wonderful World of Bread, Desserts and Bevvies, you'll be cooking different and delicious recipes in no time. 'There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook' Delia Smith ____________ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Naked Chef Penguin are re-releasing Jamie's first five cookbooks as beautiful Hardback Anniversary Editions - an essential for every kitchen. The Naked Chef The Return of the Naked Chef Happy Days with the Naked Chef Jamie's Kitchen Jamie's Dinners '20 years on . . . Does it stand the test of my kitchen? The answer is a resounding yes. Jamie's genius is in creating maximum flavour from quick, easy-to-follow recipes . . . It hasn't dated at all' Daily Telegraph on The Naked Chef _____________

Jamie's Kitchen

Jamie's Kitchen

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2019

'Jamie should be given the Victoria Cross' The Times With over 100 delicious recipes, Jamie shows that anyone can learn to cook beautiful food based on simple principles and techniques, in this stunning new hardback edition of Jamie's Kitchen Divided into chapters on different techniques: Cracking Salads, Cooking without Heat, Poaching & Boiling, Steaming & Cooking in the Bag, Stewing & Braising, Frying, Roasting, Pot-roasting & Pan-roasting, Grilling & Chargrilling and Baking & Sweet Things, you'll soon be cooking up a storm. Jamie also gives you advice on kitchen kit and shopping tips. Simple but tasty recipes include: * Warm SALAD of ROASTED SQUASH, PROSCIUTTO and PECORINO * CITRUS-SEARED TUNA with CRISPY NOODLES, HERBS and CHILLI * PAPPARDELLE PASTA with AMAZING SLOW COOKED MEAT * LEBANESE LEMON CHICKEN * BAILEYS and BANANA BREAD & BUTTER PUDDING 'Jamie offers lots of his chunky, hunky dishes for feeding the hungry, and lathers the whole lot with ladlefuls of encouragement' Daily Telegraph ___________ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Naked Chef Penguin are re-releasing Jamie's first five cookbooks as beautiful Hardback Anniversary Editions - an essential for every kitchen. The Naked Chef The Return of the Naked Chef Happy Days with the Naked Chef Jamie's Kitchen Jamie's Dinners '20 years on . . . Does it stand the test of my kitchen? The answer is a resounding yes. Jamie's genius is in creating maximum flavour from quick, easy-to-follow recipes . . . It hasn't dated at all' Daily Telegraph on The Naked Chef _____________

The Return of the Naked Chef

The Return of the Naked Chef

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2019

A beautiful new hardback edition of The Return of The Naked Chef, jam-packed with more proper food you'll love to cook. Filled with all the techniques and tips you'll need to become a pro in the kitchen, The Return of the Naked Chef contains a whole range of new, simple, but exciting recipes which anyone can make, delivered with boundless enthusiasm. These recipes will become firm family favourites in no time, and Jamie also includes kitchen tips & tricks to get you started. Delicious recipes include: * SPAGHETTI with ANCHOVIES, DRIED CHILLI and PANGRATTATO * Fantastic FISH PIE * Baked Jerusalem ARTICHOKES, BREADCRUMBS, THYME and LEMON * Tray baked PORK CHOPS with HERBY POTATOES, PARSNIPS, PEARS and MINTED BREAD SAUCE * CHOCOLATE POTS This book is full of recipes for every meal of the day, with chapters on: Potty about Herbs, Morning Glory, Tapas, Munchies & Snacks, Simple Salads and Dressings, Soups and Broths, Pasta & Risotto, Fish & Shellfish, Meat Poultry & Game, Vegetables, Bread, Desserts, Bevvies, and Stocks, Sauces, Bits, Bobs, This, That & The Other! 'Jamie Oliver goes from strength to strength ... the main attraction is that he does not seem to want to be, or know that he might be, a star: the food is what matters' The Times ____________ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Naked Chef Penguin are re-releasing Jamie's first five cookbooks as beautiful Hardback Anniversary Editions - an essential for every kitchen. The Naked Chef The Return of the Naked Chef Happy Days with the Naked Chef Jamie's Kitchen Jamie's Dinners '20 years on . . . Does it stand the test of my kitchen? The answer is a resounding yes. Jamie's genius is in creating maximum flavour from quick, easy-to-follow recipes . . . It hasn't dated at all' Daily Telegraph on The Naked Chef

Jamie's Dinners

Jamie's Dinners

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2019

This beautiful new hardback edition of Jamie's Dinners is a collection of simple, modern family favourites 'There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook' Delia Smith Packed with a huge array of recipes, from very humble classics to exciting new flavours, this is the perfect cookbook for both beginners and pros alike, and with loads of recipes that the whole family will love. With chapters on Sarnies, Salads, Soups, Vegetables, Pasta, Meat, Fish and Desserts, as well as a section on 5-minute wonders and kitchen tips & tricks, this really is a comprehensive cookbook for everyone. Delicious recipes include: * PARMESAN FISH FILLETS with AVOCADO and CRESS SALAD * Awesome SPINACH & RICOTTA CANNELLONI * Summer CHICKPEA SALAD * Super-tasty SPANISH ROAST CHICKEN * STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING ____________ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Naked Chef Penguin are re-releasing Jamie's first five cookbooks as beautiful Hardback Anniversary Editions - an essential for every kitchen. The Naked Chef The Return of the Naked Chef Happy Days with the Naked Chef Jamie's Kitchen Jamie's Dinners '20 years on . . . Does it stand the test of my kitchen? The answer is a resounding yes. Jamie's genius is in creating maximum flavour from quick, easy-to-follow recipes . . . It hasn't dated at all' Daily Telegraph on The Naked Chef _____________

The Naked Chef

The Naked Chef

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/04/2019

'20 years on . . . Does it stand the test of my kitchen? The answer is a resounding yes. Jamie's genius is in creating maximum flavour from quick, easy-to-follow recipes . . . It hasn't dated at all' Daily Telegraph Jamie's very first book - the one that started it all - now in a beautiful hardback edition with a new introduction written by Jamie Oliver. _________ The Naked Chef was born out of the idea to strip down restaurant techniques to their bare essentials and create cool dishes for everyone to cook at home, and get boys back in the kitchen! It's all about having a laugh with fun, delicious food from a young person's perspective. You'll quickly build up a fool proof repertoire of simple and delicious recipes without the need for fancy equipment or ingredients. Delicious and simple recipes from the book include: * Fresh TOMATO and SWEET CHILLI PEPPER SOUP with SMASHED BASIL and OLIVE OIL * Fast-roasted COD with PARSLEY, OREGANO, CHILLI and LIME * Perfect ROAST CHICKEN * MUSHROOM RISOTTO with GARLIC, THYME and PARSLEY * Simple CHOCOLATE TART The Naked Chef is the perfect all-round cookbook, with chapters on Soups, Salads & Dressings, Pasta, Fish & Shellfish, Meat, Poultry & Game, Vegetables, Pulses, Risotto & Couscous, Bread, Desserts and Stocks, Sauces, Bits, Bobs, This, That & the Other! Inside you'll also find larder lists, tips and tricks. 'Simply brilliant cooking, and Jamie's recipes are a joy' Nigel Slater _________ Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Naked Chef Penguin are re-releasing Jamie's first five cookbooks as beautiful Hardback Anniversary Editions - an essential for every kitchen. The Naked Chef The Return of the Naked Chef Happy Days with the Naked Chef Jamie's Kitchen Jamie's Dinners _________

Jamie's Friday Night Feast Cookbook

Jamie's Friday Night Feast Cookbook

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

Discover super-indulgent, show-stopping food for the weekend with Jamie Oliver, featuring the very best recipes from the hugely popular Channel 4 TV series Friday Night Feast! 'Oliver always delivers and the recipes are hearty and straightforward' The Independent With behind-the-scenes action shots of the famous cafe on Southend pier, Jamie is beside the seaside, cooking and eating fantastic food, along with his celebrity guests. It'll be that 'love at first bite' feeling when you treat your family and friends to: * FEARNE COTTON's Mexican fish tacos with all of the trimmings - sweet charred pineapple salsa, chunky guacamole, garlicky sour cream and jalapeno-spiked slaw * DAVID TENNANT's Croatian-style cuttlefish risotto with chilli-spiked parsley oil * MARK HAMILL's roast sirloin and Yorkshire puddings served with epic beef-bone gravy * SCARLETT MOFFATT's Scotch eggs with fresh herbs and a spicy kick * JAMIE's epic poached chicken and dumplings with mustard sauce and fiery horseradish And much, much more! With oodles of fun, fresh feasts for all your family and friends, JAMIE'S FRIDAY NIGHT FEAST COOKBOOK makes the perfect indulgent treat to kick off your weekend. Order it now and start cooking like the stars!

5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2017

Featuring simple, delicious recipes from the new Channel series - Quick and Easy Food -  Jamie Oliver's 5 Ingredients is his most straightforward book yet. Using five ingredients, cleverly combined, you'll conjure up THE most exciting food . . . Quick Asian fishcakes - juicy salmon fillets flavoured with fragrant lemongrass, ginger and fresh coriander, dipped into a chilli jam. Italian seared beef - blushing in the middle with green pesto, fiery rocket, pine nuts and Parmesan. Pear and Gorgonzola farfalle - strong, creamy Gorgonzola cheese and ripened sweet pears, crumbled walnuts and red chicory over pasta. Chickpea chard pork - seared pork in a casserole of chickpeas flavoured with fennel seeds, rainbow chard and roasted peppers. Cherry chocolate mousse - delicious dark chocolate, black-pitted cherries folded into a simple mousse made from eggs, double cream and golden caster sugar. It's all about making the journey to good food, super-simple. With over 130 recipes, and chapters on Chicken, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fish, Eggs, Veg, Salads, Pasta, Rice and Noodles and Sweet Things, there's plenty of quick and easy recipe inspiration to choose from. How about . . . Pomegrante jewels, fresh mint and feta tossed into a Carrot and grain salad. Roast tikka chicken - whole chicken flavoured in tikka paste, roasted with crispy potatoes, golden cauliflower and coriander, finished with a deliciously sumptuous AND impressive Honey berry filo smash topped with coconut yoghurt and pistachios. All ready to tuck into in less than 30-minutes. With every recipe you'll find a visual ingredient guide, serving size, timings, a short, easy-to-follow method, and quick-reference nutritional information. Jamie's new cookbook takes the stress out of mealtimes and will inspire cooks and non-cooks alike with beautiful, crazily simple ideas . . .

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2016

Chapters: Introduction Smart Starters The Main Event Veggie and Vegan Plates The Wonderful World of Potatoes Scrumptious Vegetables Gravy, Sauces and all the Trimmings Incredible Leftovers Spectacular Festive Puddings Afternoon Tea and Sweet Treats Cute Edible Gifts Super-Fantastic Salads Dips, Bites and Handheld Nibbles Perfect Christmas Drinks Guide To Roasting Meat I've got all the bases covered with everything you need for the big day and any feasting meals over the festive period, as well as party fare, edible gifts, teatime treats, cocktails and of course, exciting ways to embrace and celebrate those leftovers. You'll also find all the deeply important technical info you need, such as cooking charts, and wherever possible, I've designed the recipes to be cooked at the same oven temperature, so you can be efficient with time and oven space, and it'll be super-easy for you to mix and match the different elements and build your own perfect Christmas meal. I haven't held back. This book is the greatest hits, all wrapped up in one Christmas parcel, and I hope you have fun looking through, picking your recipes, and building your own plan. Jamie Oliver

ebook of the month
Super Food Family Classics

Super Food Family Classics

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Freshen up your family favourites and expand your recipe repertoire to make your weekly menu something to shout about Sneak in extra veg with Squash Mac 'N' Cheese and enjoy a no-arguments family dinner with Chicken Fajitas, Smoky Dressed Aubergines & Peppers. When you need a no-fuss meal on the table fast try Chicken Goujons or Pasta Pesto, or get ahead with freezer-friendly Jumbo Fish Fingers or Proper Chicken Nuggets. Use ingredients you know the family already love in new, exciting ways, with Sweet Potato Fish Cakes or Chocolate Porridge. Every recipe is tried and tested, has clear and easy-to-understand nutritional information on the page, including the number of veg and fruit portions in each dish, plus there's a bumper back-section packed with valuable advice on everything from cooking with kids and tackling fussy eaters, to good gut health, the importance of fibre, budgeting and of course, getting more of the good stuff into your family's diet. If you're looking for fresh ideas and an easy way to make healthy eating a part of everyday family life, Jamie's Super Food Family Classics is the book for you. 'Brilliant recipes' Mail on Sunday 'Our failsafe foodie of choice' Sunday Times 'Jamie Oliver is great - I'd put him in charge of the country' Guardian

Everyday Super Food

Everyday Super Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

No matter how busy you are, you'll find that healthy eating the Jamie way is both straight forward and achievable, making it super easy to choose exactly the kind of meals that suit you. The book is divided into breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and every tasty meal is nutritionally balanced so that any combination over the day will bring you in under your recommended daily allowance of calories, allowing you to enjoy snacks and drinks on the side. You can eat Smoothie Pancakes with Berries, Banana, Yoghurt and Nuts for breakfast, Tasty Fish Tacos with Game-Changing Kiwi, Lime and Chilli Salsa for lunch and Griddled Steak and Peppers with Herby-Jewelled Tabbouleh Rice for dinner, and still be healthy! Whether you dip in and out of it, eat from the book Monday to Friday or use it faithfully every day for a month, it's totally up to you. In Everyday Super Food, Jamie's done all the hard work for you - all you need to do is choose a delicious recipe, cook it up and, most importantly, enjoy it. Every meal in this book is a good choice and will bring you a step closer to a healthier, happier you.

ebook of the month
Jamie's Comfort Food

Jamie's Comfort Food

Author: Jamie Oliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jamie's new cookbook brings together 100 ultimate comfort food recipes. It's all about the dishes that are close to your heart, that put a smile on your face and make you feel happy, loved, safe and secure. Inspired by everything from childhood memories to the changing of the seasons, and taking into account the guilty pleasures and sweet indulgences that everyone enjoys, it's brimming with exciting recipes you'll fall in love with. Jamie's Comfort Food is all about the food you really want to eat, made exactly how you like it. With this in mind, the book features ultimate versions of all-time favourites, and also introduces cherished dishes from countries around the world, providing a delicious recipe for every occasion. This isn't everyday cooking - this is about weekends, holidays, celebrations and occasions. Whether you're home alone, or sharing the love with a big group of family or friends, there really is something for everyone. Celebrating the beauty of good food is at the heart of this book, and it's jam-packed with incredible photography. Written in Jamie's usual down-to-earth and easy-to-understand style, the methods are precise and have been tested to the hilt, so are guaranteed to work, but this time Jamie has turned the edit filter off, and shares extra hints, tips and ideas throughout to ensure you achieve the best possible results. This is about making food the very best it can be, and embracing the rituals of cooking. Recipes include everything from mighty moussaka, delicate gyoza with crispy wings, steaming ramen and katsu curry to super eggs Benedict, scrumptious sticky toffee pudding and tutti frutti pear tarte tatin. Treat yourself, and your loved ones, with Jamie's Comfort Food.