Jamie Oliver grew up in his parents' country pub, the Cricketers in Clavering, where he started cooking at the age of eight, before studying at London's Westminster Catering College. He then went on to work with some of the top chefs in England namely Antonio Carluccio at the Neal Street Restaurant and Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers at the River Cafe. The author of such popular titles asThe Naked Chef, Jamie's Kitchen, and Jamie's Italy, among others, he has written for theSaturday Times, served as Food Editor at GQ and Marie Claire magazines, and hosted the popular television showThe Naked Chef. The second season of the ABC show Food Revolution will air in Spring 2011. He is thirty-five and lives in London with his wife Jools and their children, Poppy, Daisy, Petal, and Buddy Bear.
Im going to show you how to put a whole meal on the table in a matter of minutes! Not just one dish, a whole spread of beautiful things.
If, like me, you love food and have hungry mouths to feed when you get home after a long day, then allow me to let you in on a totally revolutionary new way of cooking. In this book Im going to show you how to make a complete meal in the time youd normally spend on one dish. What youll be able to achieve in 30 minutes or less will absolutely blow your mind. Its certainly blown mine!
This is not about compromising on quality. Its about being organized, working fast, and using shortcuts and clever tricks to put insanely delicious plates of food on the table in no time. Each of the 50 meals inside has been carefully written so theres no messing aboutjust good, fast cooking. Ive created complete menus of foods that go beautifully together and planned recipes in a really unique, easy-to-follow way. This kind of cooking is all about using every minute wisely, having fun, and reclaiming your kitchen for the job it was meant for.
You might think it cant be done, but I promise you it can. Have a look inside to see the sort of meals youre going to get. Once you start cooking this way, not only will you absolutely love it; youll never look back.