Jamie's Ministry of Food

Jamie's Ministry of Food : Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hours

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New to cooking? Not sure what you're doing? Let Jamie help with step-by-step guidance on the basics of cooking nutritious, scrumptious food without too many ingredients . . .

By guiding you through the basics of home cooking, Jamie will show you that wholesome, tasty food is not only simple and quick to prepare but can be done by anyone.

With chapters on Simple Soups, Quick Pasta, Easy Curries, Family Roasts, Classic Fish And Sweet Things, as well as a selection of delicious meals that you can make in just 20 minutes, this is an indispensable first cook book.

Learn how to master delicious staple meals including:

If you're a complete beginner in the kitchen, Jamie's promise to you is that you'll be making some great dinners from the moment you dip in. A little knowledge, a small store cupboard and a few basic tools can go a long way, and this book is your first step . . .

In Jamie's extensive collection of internationally loved and trusted cookbooks, this is the one for beginners who want to learn the basics of cooking.

'There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook' Delia Smith
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 195 x 254 x 27mm | 1,389g
  • Michael Joseph Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Fully integrated colour photographs
  • 9780718148621
  • 1,896

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Jamie Oliver will teach you to cook from scratch in the Ministry of Food from publisher's description
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Jamie Oliver will teach you to cook from scratch in the Ministry of Food * from publisher's description * Jamie thinks anyone can learn to cook in 24 hours, so he provides stage-by-stage photos and simple instructions for hundreds of classics. A must, both for beginners and anyone who thought it too late to learn * Waterstones.com * There is only one Jamie Oliver. Great to watch. Great to cook * Delia Smith *
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About Jamie Oliver

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 Cafe, 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.
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Simple and straightforward menu, no beating around the bush. Love it! No fancy smancy pictures. Just like Jamie, quick and easy!show more
by Nova Finsten
if you follow the receipe and instructions you will produce good food. I found this book very good and i now have worked my way through about 80% of it and everything has turned out perfect. If you only buy one cookery book buy this one it is straightforward and simple and uses ingredients you would have in storeshow more
by Phylliss Faulkner
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