Author(s): Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver's back with a vengeance in "Jamie's Dinners". This time he's tackling school dinners and family meals. "Jamie's Dinners" sees Jamie Oliver going back to basics in the kitchen to revolutionise family meals. Jamie believes this is his most people-friendly book yet. In 'Family Tree' he takes recipes several different ways, giving you confidence whilst at the same time hoping to get you hooked on learning more. He also reveals the world's most-loved food from a global website survey he conducted: the Top Ten dishes that families love to eat together. See if your favourite makes the list. Then follow Jamie as he takes on arguably his biggest and bravest challenge yet - to uncover the shocking truths about school meals and try to reinvent them for good. With over 100 brand new recipes, this book is all about making cooking inspiring and accessible. 'The Jamie Effect is being felt not just in schools but in households all over Britain. We must rejoice in the national treasure he is". (Vanessa Feltz, "Daily Express"). "Jamie should be given the Victoria Cross". ("The Times"). "There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook". (Delia Smith). Jamie Oliver's career started as a chef at the River Cafe, where he was quickly spotted by the television company that made him famous as The Naked Chef. He has since published a huge range of bestselling cookery books, including "The Naked Chef", "The Return of the Naked Chef", "Happy Days with the Naked Chef", "Jamie's Kitchen", "Jamie Does", "Jamie's Ministry of Food", "Cook with Jamie", "Jamie at Home", "Jamie's Italy", "Jamie's Great Britain", "Jamie's 30 Minute Meals" and "Jamie's 15-Minute Meals".
Jamie Oliver started cooking at his parents' pub, the Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight, and has gone on to work with some of the world's top chefs. He founded Fifteen restaurant in London and the associated charity, Fifteen Foundation, which continues to train disadvantaged young people to become chefs. There are now three other Fifteen restaurants in the world: Cornwall, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Jamie has also launched a chain of high street restaurants in the UK called Jamie's Italian. In 2005 Jamie led a campaign to improve the quality of school dinners in the UK and, through the Feed Me Better movement, caused the government to substantially change its policy towards school food. Jamie continues to write for publications in the UK and around the world, including his own magazine, Jamie Magazine. He lives in London and Essex with his wife, Jools, and their daughters, Poppy, Daisy and Petal