Jamie Oliver’s new TV series will strive to up the ante of our comfort food. This is Jamie’s take on how best to prepare our favourite foods. He also introduces us to new foods, ones we haven’t tried before.
The new book (read about Jamie’s Comfort Food in our cookbook review) accompanies the TV series starting on Channel four September 1 2014 at 8.00 pm. Read more about Jamie’s new show at The Radio Times
If you subscribe to the Times then you can see the recipes at The Times Jamie Oliver Comfort Food
Read about Jamie and he shares his favourite dishes from the series:
- Jool’s Curry
- Nan’s Pineapple Chunks
- Dad’s Marie Rose Sauce
- Mum’s Shepherd’s Pie
- Porridge Grandad’s Way
- My Midnight Breakfast
Program One: 1/6. The Ultimate Burger
Monday 1 Sept at 8 pm
This week Jamie is tackling the British classics shepherd’s pie, some outdoor treats and desserts such as pavlova and sticky-toffee pudding.
Jamie gives some of the nation’s favourite dishes a twist, reinventing British classics like shepherd’s pie, rustling up outdoor treats and transforming old-school desserts such as pavlova and sticky-toffee pudding.
In the first edition, the chef takes on three comfort foods at his home in Essex, and he’s joined by friend Christian, or `DJ BBQ’, to reveal his ultimate burger – including what cut of meat to use, how to cook it and what to have on the side. Plus, Jamie’s secret sauce recipe.
TV episode one clips:
- Comfort Food
- Macaroni and Cheese
- The perfect burger
- Jamie’s Mac and Cheese
- Mustard bark an American ingredient in your burger?
- Pavlova an Italian great
- Missed the show? Watch Jamie 4oD Channel 4 on demand – comfort food
Program Two: 2/6. The Ultimate Cheese Toastie and Chicken Tikka Masala
Monday 8 Sept at 8 pm
Jamie Oliver is joined by his friend, the Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo as he prepares a bolognese ravioli. His old boss Gennaro Contaldo (also known as one half of BBC2’s Two Greedy Italians) also assists with making a chicken tikka masala with a secret ingredient – a smile. A bolognese ravioli and also creates the ultimate cheese toastie are on the menu as well as his take on the nation’s favourite dish – chicken tikka masala – cooked over an open fire.
TV episode two clips:
Program Three: 3/6. Steak and Onion Sandwich and Osso Buco
Monday 15 Sept at 8 pm
Jamie makes sticky toffee pudding with his mum Sally. He rustles up a comfort food with the perfect steak and onion sandwich. And he cooks an Italian classic, osso buco with saffron risotto.
See additional Jamie Comfort Food blog
To read more see Jamie’s Comfort Food