James Trevor Oliver (born 27 May 1975) is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for his approachable cuisine, which has led him to front numerous television shows and open many restaurants.
Born and raised in Clavering, Essex, he was educated in London before joining Antonio Carluccio's Neal Street restaurant as a pastry chef. While serving as a sous-chef at the River Café, he was noticed by Patricia Llewellyn of Optomen; and in 1999 the BBC aired his television show, The Naked Chef. This was followed by a first cook book, which became a No. 1 UK bestseller. His television work included a documentary, Jamie's Kitchen, which gained him an invitation from Prime Minister Tony Blair to visit 10 Downing Street.
In 2005 he opened a campaign, Feed Me Better, to introduce schoolchildren to healthier foods, which was later backed by the government. He was the owner of a restaurant chain, Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group, which opened its first restaurant, Jamie's Italian, in Oxford in 2008. The chain went into administration in May 2019.
His TED Talk won him the 2010 TED Prize. In June 2003 Oliver was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Keep it simple! Man kan sagtens lave mad super god og velsmagende mad med blot 5 ingredienser. I Jamie Olivers nye kogebog handler det om kvalitet frem for kvantitet og om at lave sund og afbalanceret mad hurtigt og nemt.
Det er en no nonsense kogebog - der er ingen små fortællinger om den enkelte ret, der er ikke lange afsnit om ernæring. Billede af de 5 ingredienser + billede af den færdige ret + beskrivelse af fremgangsmåden. Skema angiver indhold af kalorier, fedt, mættet fedt, proteiner, kulhydrater, sukker og fibre.
Så bliver det ikke nemmere!