Cook with Jamie: Book summary and reviews of Cook with Jamie by Jamie Oliver

Cook with Jamie

My Guide to Making You a Better Cook

by Jamie Oliver

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Cook with Jamie by Jamie Oliver
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2007
    448 pages
    Genre: Advice

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Jamie Oliver believes this should have been his first book: a crash course in the "basics of food, shopping, and cooking with great ingredients. " Treating the reader as he would one of the students in his inspirational "Fifteen" restaurants, where he transforms ordinary youths into great chefs, Oliver explains it all" from the best equipment, to shopping tips, right down to how to recognize and prepare different cuts of meat (essential knowledge, in Oliver's book)! Each chapter covers an essential food category, the building blocks on which to build a respectable repertoire as a burgeoning chef, and is prefaced by a mini-introduction to the category, including tips for getting started. In the chapter on salads, for example, Oliver explains not only the best leaves, vegetables and herbs, but also how to make basic dressings; in the fish chapter, he details different types of fish, and how to be more discerning at the market.

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