About Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver started cooking at his parents’ pub, The Cricketers, in Essex, England, at the age of eight and quickly developed a passion for the craft. Oliver now stars in the Emmy award-winning Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, is the best-selling author of some two dozen cookbooks, including his most recent title, Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals, and has been responsible for instilling that same passion for food in countless others. Oliver lives in London and Essex with his wife, Jools, and their children. @jamieoliver

A tangle of Japanese cucumber salad, made with cucumbers, mint, cilantro, and an rice vinegar dressing.

Japanese-Style Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

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A medium-rare rib roast deboned and sliced into pieces on top of a wooden cutting board

Jamie Oliver’s Sunday Roast

An exceptionally tender roast and crisp-as-can-be roasted potatoes that will make any meal memorable beyond words.

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A white bowl filled with pappardelle with amazing slow cooked meat, sprinkled with chopped rosemary.

Pappardelle with Slow Cooked Meat

A show of hands, please. Who swoons to meat that’s slowly imbued with wine and aromatics and then tossed atop pasta? Just as we thought.

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Steak sandwich pieces side-by-side and stacked on top of each other on a wooden table.

Steak Sandwich

Seared steak. Caramelized onions. Warm ciabatta. Sounds like something we’re not going to want to share. (And yes, this works perfectly with that leftover steak you have in the fridge.)

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Warm Arugula Salad

Warm Arugula Salad

Caramelized red onions. Pancetta. Pine nuts. A dribble of balsamic vinegar. Peppery arugula. Convinced yet?

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Bowl of onion soup with two slices of bread covered with melted cheese and a sage leaf

English Onion Soup with Sage and Cheddar

Slowly sweating the onions releases the sublime flavors of this English onion soup by Jamie Oliver. Use a variety of onions: white, red, and shallots.

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A white individual pie dish filled with chicken and leek pot pie, topped with puff pastry and a spoon resting inside.

The Best Chicken and Leek Pot Pie

Tender chicken and sweet leeks sidle up alongside sweet leeks and a tipsy white wine cream sauce and then the whole shebang is topped with indecently rich and flaky puff pastry in this recipe from (90s flashback alert) Jamie Oliver.

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