Author(s): Jamie Oliver
It's perfect for quick and easy meals for every day of the week. Even the busiest of us will be able to master dishes to bring the house down!
Jamie's CHANNEL 4 series Quick and Easy Food is BACK on Monday nights at 8pm, find all the recipes . . . and more inside.
'Our favourite new recipe book . . . Simple suppers from the nation's favourite chef' Sainsbury's Magazine
With just FIVE ingredients that have maximum flavour and minimum fuss, you'll be cooking exciting food that's ready in less than 30 minutes . . .
· ITALIAN SEARED BEEF. Thinly sliced strips of rump steak: golden and blushing in the middle, with pesto, spicy rocket, pine nuts and creamy layers of Parmesan.
· AUBERGINE PENNE ARRABBIATA. A beautiful, super spicy Italian dish that's perfect for midweek. Aubergine quarters cooked in red chilli, garlic and tomatoes over penne pasta.
· AMAZING DRESSED BEETS. A delightful summer salad: colourful beetroots, sweet slices of clementine, fresh tarragon and walnuts and creamy goats cheese.
· SPEEDY SPICED PRAWN SOUP. A weekday treat, made at home in just 20 minutes. Creamy coconut milk and korma paste with basmati rice, spring onions and delicious prawns.
'This is Oliver's best book in years' The Sunday Times
'Jamie Oliver returns with the second series, focussing on easy family-centric cooking . . . he's stripped back to basics and all the better for it.' The Sunday Telegraph
Featuring simple, delicious recipes from the new CHANNEL 4 series - Quick and Easy Food - on Monday nights at eight o'clock, Jamie Oliver's 5 Ingredients is his most straightforward book yet. 'Brilliant' Sunday TimesUsing five ingredients, cleverly combined, you'll conjure up THE most exciting food . . . from this week's episode, a crazy good pork burger topped with stacks of juicy sliced pear, crunchy salad leaves and oozy blue cheese, all squashed down under a soft burger bun. Sticky sweet mango prawns cooked in curry powder, crispy sliced garlic and punchy lime zest. Easy rustic gnocchi made with mashed potatoes and flour underneath tender asparagus, fresh thyme and Parmesan cheese. For dessert a delicious SUPER quick frozen banoffee cheesecake, overripe bananas, creamy sweet dulce de leche and cream cheese on an oaty hobnob base . . . unbelievably good. * From the publisher's description * Our favourite new recipe book . . . Simple suppers from the nation's favourite chef * Sainsbury's Magazine * The power of five . . . It's the combinations that count. Jamie Oliver conjures easy, mouth watering dishes from only a handful of ingredients * The Sunday Times * Jamie's brilliant new book, 5 Ingredients Quick and Easy, extra tasty * The Sunday Times * The hit of the season (possibly of the year) . . . lovely straight forward ideas * The Daily Telegraph *
Jamie Oliver 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. His television and publishing career began in 1999 with The Naked Chef series. Since then he has set up Fifteen restaurant in London, changed school dinners in the UK and revolutionized home cooking. His charity, The Jamie Oliver Foundation, seeks to improve people's lives through food. He writes for publications in the UK and around the world, including his own Jamie Magazine. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.