Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver cooks up new Mediterranean travelogue for Channel 4

Jamie Oliver is stood against a blue weathered door that is twice his height and curved at the top

Oliver will travel all over the Med, from bustling cities to beachy coasts, and learn simple yet fresh and flavourful recipes from the people he encounters.

Using their teachings as a starting point, he will create new recipes for his audience inspired by each cuisine; from Greece comes a Smokey aubergine flatbread, from France a courgette, goat’s cheese and tapenade tart, from Tunisia crispy prawn parcels with harissa, and from Spain pork chops with chargrilled peppers.

Channel 4 commissions two new Jamie Oliver series

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Jamie’s One-Pan Wonders sees Oliver whip up one-pan recipes that are perfect for people with busy lives who still want to eat delicious and nutritious meals. 

The one-pan and pot meals will give people quick and easy brunches, lunches, dinners and desserts.

The series will feature recipes from Oliver’s upcoming book ONE: Simple One-Pan Wonders and will include never-seen-before tips and tricks that will create big flavour meals, all while cutting down on the washing up.

Jamie Oliver to present new cooking series Together

Jamie Oliver: Together sees the chef share menus for those first meals with our loved ones since lockdown began.

From starters to sharing platters and delicious mains to devilish desserts, each of the four hour-long episodes will walk you through all the recipes you need for a hearty, stressless meal.

Along with all the food, Oliver will also share his top tips for setting the scene and ambience, and run through a selection of cocktails.

The recipes are drawn from Oliver’s new book, Together, which will be published in September 2021.

Jamie Oliver returns to Channel 4 with new family cooking series

Filmed in his garden at home, Jamie Oliver will be sharing his new culinary creations perfect for family meals.

As Oliver will be taking inspiration from your average weekly shopping trolley, the dishes will be simple, affordable, but above all, delicious.

The series will also be showcasing some of the new recipes in his upcoming book 7 Ways, the first cook book to be based on real consumer data as to what people buy on a weekly basis.

Channel 4 launches a new daily cooking show with Jamie Oliver

Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On (credit: Channel 4)

In response to our unprecedented times, with so many staying at home, the show will see Jamie Oliver sharing easy-to-follow recipes, tips and hacks to create nutritious meals for the whole family.

Using kitchen staples, Jamie will show viewers how to make the most out of the ingredients they’ve got at home, whatever their budget.

From creative store-cupboard creations, to feasts drawn from frozen food, Jamie will be helping home cooks rustle up some delicious meals using simple ingredients.

The joy of food programmes

The Great British Bake Off 2018 winner Rahul Mandal (Credit: Channel 4)

With 87 days’ worth of cookery shows airing during the past year on UK terrestrial television – made up of 410 unique titles – the RTS event “Why we love… food” was appositely named.

Revealing the facts to an audience hungry for knowledge about the genre, Pritesh Mody, founder of artisan food producer World of Zing, chaired the late-May event on the day it emerged that Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant chain had gone into administration.