America – A country of many contrasts. For me, it presented the ultimate food trip to explore places, ingredients, food culture & traditions. I wanted to get to the heart of great American food, to get past the junk and super-sized portions. I set off on what I knew would be a completely inspiring trip. I wasn’t wrong. . . from New York to New Orleans, the energy of Los Angeles to the big skies of Wyoming, I found what I was looking for: some of the most diverse and delicious recipes I’ve ever come across! And with 120 of them in this book, I’ll show you the quick and easy way to put a little slice of America on your dinner table. What a trip!
About the Author
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
What Girlie Gossip Thought…
If like us, you can’t get enough of Jamie Oliver’s new TV show in which he travels around America then fear not, this fantastic new hardback book contains all the information, recipes and method’s you need to attempt to re-create them from the comfort of your own home!
The series has been fascinating and inspiring, and we’ve really enjoyed seeing the various different areas of America and learning about their culture and eating habits. The book contains a great mix of main courses, side dishes and deserts for you to try yourself and is perfect to sit on your kitchen shelf for when you feel yourself itching to try something a little different from the norm. Add it to your Christmas list girls!