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Excellent

Wide range of recipes from everyday to special occ...

Not a cook book for those who aren't fans of Jamie...

Love him or hate him, you can't dispute that Jamie Oliver has changed the way cooking is viewed nowadays. He has made cooking more accessible and has brought into the public eye the benefits of healthy eating and using fresh produce. His 'Return of the Naked Chef' is my favourite cook book, so I...

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Easy recipes that even the modest cook can do and ...

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The Return of the Naked Chef was written in 2000 by Jamie Oliver and published by the Penguin Group to accompany a tv series he had on the BBC. From recollection this was actually before Jamie had fully trained and some of the pictures in the book show him while he was still training. It is nice...

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Excellent

“Pucker Tucker”

published 30/11/2002

a fresh approach to cooking

everyone will want to come for dinner

Jamie Oliver has already been tipped as the new Delia Smith, only this guy has a heck of a lot more style. He isnt one of these frilly kinds of chefs! He enjoys cooking and presenting good food, and you dont have to have a degree in cookery to follow his recipes, just a bit of time and patience...

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Excellent

“Naked Enthusiasm”

published 17/06/2001

Clear, original recipes, and wildly infectious ent...

None, unless you loathe the guy's TV persona

The great thing about Jamie Oliver is his sheer enthusiasm for preparing food for friends. It's easy to mock his laddish catchphrases on TV, but what counts is that his love of cooking is genuine, and that's what carries us along with him. He doesn't just give recipes, he explains what's so good...

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“Jamie Oliver”

published 16/10/2006

easy to follow, good tips

piles on the pounds! Trial and error required

Jamie Oliver's style of cooking is quite different to a lot of the TV chefs these days, where they go for the perfect finish he tends to concentrate on the finish and the look of the dish whereas he is more interested in the freshness of the ingredients and the taste. I have had this book for...

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Excellent

Easy to follow recipes, great food, easy to buy in...

Hes a bit of an idiot the program

Jammie Oliver is a genius, only in the cooking sence. He's not know as being too bright, but who cares. As long as he produces brill recipes I will keep buying his books. I have all four and use them regulary. He named hiself and the series the naked shef because he is going back to basics with...

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Super

Well designed, modern, appeals to men and women

I wonder if I will pick it up in five years time a...

OK, I admit it....the book was "in vogue" so I bought it. My mother thought he was a "nice boy", a couple of the girls at work thought that he was "a bit of alright" and I wanted to see if he could provide me with some inspiration in the kitchen. And I was nicely surprised. I mean, not only did...

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Excellent

“"This Food Is Amazing"”

published 11/08/2006

Quick and Easy Recipes, Great Results

No Content Directory at Front of Book

I am an avid cook and a rather experimental one at that, as most of my friends and family can attest. The kind of person who'll open a recipe book and think "Oh, that looks interesting. I think I'll try that.", and usually on occasions when I have guests over, generally for the first time. To...

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Excellent

“typical of jamie oliver!”

published 14/02/2007

simple & complex dishes, info on growing herbs, pa...

none unless you are looking for traditional dishes

If you are a fan of jamies cooking then it is a fantstic book. It has full-page colour pictures of the dishes which make you just want to try them out. The thing i found most helpful about this book was he tells you how to grow herbs, dry your herbs and it has a good selection of marinades and...

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Super

Cooking easy and with all you´ve got

I don´t like his TV show

Have you ever thought of just grabbing in your fridge and on your shelves and mixing together the wildest ingredients? And in the end you´ll end up with a superb menue every mother in law would be pleased. This is my impression of Jamie Olivier. Of course he uses only the best ingredients like...

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“Return of the Naked Chef”

published 17/10/2006

Fantastic book for the progressive home cook, inov...

Not enough pictures, some recipies with no picure ...

Jamies second book, preceeding 'The Naked Chef' Jamie's idea of cooking is simple - leave the fancy cooking at work and enjoy cooking at home. What this book really points out is that quality restaurant style food does not need to be complicated to prepare and does not need a wealth of...

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Excellent

easy recipes!! Magic!

makes my mouth water!

At last, a recipe book that doesn't have me flicking the pages looking for lists of ingredients less than 30!! I have always been put off trying a recipe of the ingredients looks just too complex but with Jamie Oliver most of the recipes, if not all, are pretty easy to make. Plus, the ingredients...

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