The Naked Chef

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The Naked Chef

By Jamie Oliver

Hyperion, Paperback, 9781401308230, 256pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2005

Description

Stop making reservations, and start cooking dinner! Jamie Oliver introduces us to his concept of -naked+ food, and shares his simple, feisty, and delicious recipes that combine bold flavors with fresh ingredients. Oliver+s cookbooks appeal to anyone who wants to prepare fantastic meals but doesn+t want to spend all night cooking.The Naked Chef, filled with more than 120 fuss-free recipes and with full-color photographs throughout, proves that even kitchen novices can make perfect foolproof roast chicken, homemade ravioli, five-star risotto, and a chocofreak+s dream chocolate tart. The Naked Chef is an international bestseller, and has sold more than 200,000 copies in hardcover in the U.S.



About the Author

Jamie Oliver grew up in his parents' country pub, the Cricketers in Clavering, where he started cooking at the age of eight, before studying at London's Westminster Catering College. He then went on to work with some of the top chefs in England namely Antonio Carluccio at the Neal Street Restaurant and Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers at the River Caf . The author of such popular titles as The Naked Chef, Jamie's Kitchen, and Jamie's Italy, among others, he has written for the Saturday Times , served as Food Editor at GQ and Marie Claire magazines, and hosted the popular television show "The Naked Chef." He lives in London with his wife Jools and their daughters, Poppy and Daisy.