Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. During a 19-year television and publishing career he has inspired millions of people to enjoy cooking from scratch and eating fresh, delicious food. Through his organization, Jamie is leading the charge on a global food revolution, aiming to reduce childhood obesity and improve everyone's health and happiness through food. Jamie started cooking at his parents' pub, The Cricketers, in Clavering, Essex, at the age of eight. After leaving school he began a career as a chef that took him to the River Cafe, where he was famously spotted by a television production company and the Naked Chef was born. He has now published 20 bestselling cookery books, all with accompanying TV shows. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.
Jamie Oliver is passionate about Italian food and here he serves up an essential collection of classic Italian recipes, from tried and trusty old favourites to more ambitious challenges * Daily Express * One of the best Christmas gifts for bookworms * Sunday Telegraph * Oliver is accompanied by former mentor Gennaro Contaldo to travel across Italy, meet locals and learn their culinary secrets * The Daily Telegraph * Jamie Cooks Italy finds him heading out on a gastronomic adventure with his pal and mentor Gennaro Contaldo to celebrate traditional Italian home cooking * Daily Express * It is hard to fault Jamie Oliver on his Italian cooking * The Guardian * It's been a while since Jamie Oliver took us on a culinary adventure in Italy, but the chef couldn't resist his favourite cuisine any longer * Daily Star * Jamie has gone back to Italy's 'nonne' or grandmother's to help him rediscover rustic food * Sunday Mirror * Jamie Oliver shares the recipes he's gleaned from the heroines of Italian food * The Sunday Telegraph * Jamie Oliver and Gennaro Contaldo set out to discover some of the country's most treasured and life-affirming dishes * i * Grandmamma Mia, that's tasty! Jamie Oliver rekindles his Italian love affair to serve up classic family favourites * The Daily Mirror * Jamie Oliver shares recipes he's gleaned from the heroines of Italian food * The Sunday Telegraph * Delicious (and easy) new recipes from Mr Oliver * The Daily Telegraph * Jamie's ultimate go-to Italian cookbook. Jamie Cooks Italy shows you that authentic Italian cooking is simple, beautiful and achievable * RTE Guide * Jamie creates the ultimate manual for us to follow at home * Daily Star * Every bookshelf needs this - it's Italian food, but not as you know it * The Times * An irresistible collection of classic Italian recipes, trusty old favourites like carbonara and ragu sitting alongside more inventive dishes including baked tiella rice with mussels or turbot al forno. An essential purchase for any fan of Italian cuisine * Daily Express * Food is described in Jamie's trademark cheeky chappy style, but infused with real, in-depth knowledge of Italian food. Bravo, Jamie. * Mail Online *