Jamie's Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook

Jamie's Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook

by Jamie Oliver, Marion Deuchars
     
 

Cooking sensation Jamie Oliver returns with a cookbook designed to delight the entire family!

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

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Cooking sensation Jamie Oliver returns with a cookbook designed to delight the entire family!

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.

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."
The Patriot Ledger
The Naked Chef has grown up, and the result is delicious.
New York Times
. . . recipes to make Sunday nights at home with the kids the culinary equivalent of date night without them.
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:
9781401301941
Publisher:
Hyperion
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
404,759
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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