Jamie's Dinners

Jamie's Dinners

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by Jamie Oliver
     
 

It's dinnertime! Cooking sensation Jamie Oliver returns with a cookbook designed to delight the entire family -- filled with his favorite recipes for accessible, delicious, and stylish family meals.

Bestselling cookbook author Jamie Oliver takes his signature fresh, fun cooking style into new territory by putting his focus on the family. Designed to

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It's dinnertime! Cooking sensation Jamie Oliver returns with a cookbook designed to delight the entire family -- filled with his favorite recipes for accessible, delicious, and stylish family meals.

Bestselling cookbook author Jamie Oliver takes his signature fresh, fun cooking style into new territory by putting his focus on the family. Designed to encourage us to eat healthier meals at home and enjoy our time spent in the kitchen, Jamie's Dinners features over 100 new and simple recipes for easy-to-afford, easy-to-prepare gourmet dinners that will get even the busiest of families back into the kitchen. Jamie's pared-down style and inventive use of fresh, uncomplicated ingredients will ensure that even novice chefs can cook up delicious dinners with confidence and ease using accessible, stylish recipes that the whole family will love, such as "Farfalle with Carbonara and Spring Peas" and "Japanese-Style Saturday Night Steak."

Jamie's Dinners will also be packed with special features, including Jamie's Top Ten favorite family meals, and a special "Family Tree" feature that will show how mastering one core dish can expand your cooking repertoire.

Jamie Oliver is the bestselling author of The Naked Chef and three other successful cookbooks including The Naked Chef Takes Off, Happy Days with the Naked Chef and Jamie's Kitchen, which have combined sales of over 750,000 copies. A Food Network regular in series including The Naked Chef, Oliver's Twist, and Jamie's Kitchen, Jamie has also written for the Saturday Times and was food editor at GQ and Marie Claire magazines. He lives in London with his wife, Jools, and their daughters, Poppy and Daisy.

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Editorial Reviews

BookPage
"Jamie's Dinners is not about 'the posh stuff,' it is about making tasty, nutritious meals that are affordable, easy and time-efficient."
New York Times
. . . recipes to make Sunday nights at home with the kids the culinary equivalent of date night without them.
The Patriot Ledger
The Naked Chef has grown up, and the result is delicious.
Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly
The Naked Chef grows up: Oliver, the ebullient British lad who enchanted the Friends generation of Food Network viewers, turns his focus from throwing impromptu dinner parties to cooking family meals and school lunches. As always, the emphasis is on tasty food that anyone can prepare-and the book's best sections are devoted to simple fare such as sandwiches and pasta, where Oliver brings new life to staples like grilled cheese, with his Double-Decker Cheddar Cheese Sandwich with Pickled Onions and Potato Chips. The chef romps through shopping, kitchen tools, basic ingredients and core dishes, tying together his 120 recipes with the family-friendly theme of value for money. Readers already weary of Oliver's chipper British persona-the enthusiastic descriptions of everything from poached chicken to herb-infused salad as "genius" or "brilliant," the exhortations to eat more "veg," another "best" sausage and mash recipe-will not be won over by this fifth addition to the Oliver shelf. The extravagant package, which includes mouth-watering food shots, hand-drawn graphics and bright color text spreads, seems to include more photos of the chef and his family-photogenic wife Jools and children Poppy and Daisy-than of the dishes. But those who continue to be seduced by Oliver's infectious love of food and his cheerful narcissism will eagerly queue up at the cash register with a copy in hand. (Nov.) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141043005
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Age Range:
18 Years

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