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 Café, 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's bestselling The Return of the Naked Chef is filled with all the techniques and tips you'll need to become a pro in the kitchen and produce delicious, healthy food
The Return of the Naked Chef guides you through basic techniques for making a variety of breads and pasta, and shares some of Jamie's favourite recipes including a light Prawn and Pea Risotto with Basil and Mint and seared Beef Carpaccio with roasted Baby Beets, creamed Horseradish, Watercress and Parmesan.
Jamie Oliver has captured the heart of the nation with his passion for simple, delicious, home-cooked food. The Return of the Naked Chef is filled with fresh ingredients, 'pukka' recipes and boundless enthusiasm. Get stuck in with Jamie Oliver!
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Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning.
During a 24-year television and publishing career he has sold nearly 50 million books worldwide, and his TV series are watched by millions of people around the globe. His portfolio of successful restaurants now spans 22 countries around the world across 70+ restaurants, and his growing range of quality food and kitchen products features everything from pans and utensils to pasta, ready-to-eat grains, curry pastes, and much more. As a result, Jamie has inspired a generation to enjoy cooking fresh, delicious food from scratch.
Jamie has now published 26 best-selling cookery books, making him the top-selling non-fiction author in UK history. Jamie's 2019 title Veg has sold over 1M copies worldwide and is now the UK and Australia's best-selling vegetarian cookbook since records began. Jamie's latest cookbook One was Jamie's most pre-ordered book ever.
Alongside his work in TV and publishing, Jamie also connects with audiences across multiple digital platforms, creating and appearing in exclusive content forjamieoliver.com, the Jamie Oliver YouTube channels and a variety of social platforms.
Jamie started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the tender age of eight. After leaving school he began a career as a chef that took him to the celebrated River Café, where he was famously spotted by a television producer and the Naked Chef was born. Through his campaign team, and working alongside youth movement BiteBack 2030, Jamie is on a mission to inspire and enable more people to experience the joys and benefits of cooking and enjoying nutritious, sustainable and balanced meals. This desire to make food fairer for all sits at the heart of Jamie's company-wide goal of creating a happier, healthier world through the joy of food.
Jamie now lives in Essex with his wife Jools and their five children.