Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook
Jamie's got you covered with his ultimate festive guide, packed with all the classics you need for the big day and beyond, as well as delicious recipes for edible gifts, party food, new ways to love those leftovers AND even the perfect party drinks.
'If you take Jamie's advice, plan ahead and delegate to friends and family, you might just find your Christmas turning out as jolly as the cheery photos of Jamie's festive gatherings' Daily Mail, Books of the Year
Inside you'll find all the classics as well as tasty alternatives, including: salmon pate, apple and squash soup; roast turkey, goose and venison; nut roast and baked squash; best roasties, baked mash, parsnips, glazed carrots, four ways to do sprouts; gravies and cranberry sauce, meat and vegetarian stuffings; turkey risotto; Christmas pud, trifles, pavlova; chocolate logs, Christmas cake, mince pies, gingerbread, baked camembert, smoked salmon bilinis, hot buttered rum and many, many more delicious recipes.
"I've got all the bases covered with everything you need for the big day and any feasting meals over the festive period, as well as party fare, edible gifts, teatime treats, cocktails and of course, exciting ways to embrace and celebrate those leftovers. You'll also find all the deeply important technical info you need, such as cooking charts, and wherever possible, I've designed the recipes to be cooked at the same oven temperature, so you can be efficient with time and oven space, and it'll be super-easy for you to mix and match the different elements and build your own perfect Christmas meal.
I haven't held back. This book is the greatest hits, all wrapped up in one Christmas parcel, and I hope you have fun looking through, picking your recipes, and building your own plan."
'Our favourite. It is a 400-page-plus volume featuring recipes that will become your go-tos for the festive period and beyond' Independent
'Excellent, wonderful. A good-natured book that will be the cook's friend this season' Evening Standard
The Main Event
Veggie and Vegan Plates
The Wonderful World of Potatoes
Gravy, Sauces and all the Trimmings
Spectacular Festive Puddings
Afternoon Tea and Sweet Treats
Cute Edible Gifts
Dips, Bites and Handheld Nibbles
Perfect Christmas Drinks
Guide To Roasting Meat
from the publisher's description
Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. During a 20-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 Café, where he was famously spotted by a television production company and the Naked Chef was born.
He has now published 22 bestselling cookery books, all with accompanying TV shows. Jamie lives in London and Essex with his wife Jools and their children.