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 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 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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Two plates with a scoop each of pear sorbet and a mint leaf

Jamie Oliver’s Pear Sorbet

Nothing but fresh pears, sugar, water, and a bit of grappa is what makes this sorbet so refreshing and pure.

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