Quotes By Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver Quotes
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Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat.
If you only design menus that are essentially junk or fast food, the whole infrastructure supports junk.
I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire. We need it.
I love roasting because you can give it love, get it in the oven and go and play with the kids or whatever you've got to do, and then hours later you've got a lovely dinner.
As usual, my timing is bizarrely good.
Just because the Americans are so good at rattling out accessible and cheap junk food, nobody looks twice when it comes to their food. But there are golden nuggets everywhere.
What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!
We're in a situation now where weight and extreme weight and heart disease is the biggest killer in this country today.
We opened a shop in Rotherham which does free demonstrations every day, six days a week and it's been very popular.
I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I'm nervous.
In England, you're allowed to have an opinion - as long as it comes out of your mouth.
If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it's such a brilliant thing isn't it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know?
My general rule is that if everyone knew how to cook fresh produce from their local area, and Monday to Thursday within 20 minutes, you know, there's millions of recipes out there to be had.
Young people can be disruptive and screw up classes. But even if they are being a pain in the arse it's a cry for help - they don't feel like they are being listened to.
Like most of the other teachers, I'd done a bit of teaching and we all think we're great at what we do, but you realize that normally you have an audience who are all onside, who all want to listen.
I want Americans to enjoy food. I want them to celebrate food. I want them to, on occasions, to have big cakes and great things. And I want them to indulge.
My life is really so much based in England.
I'm better with my hands, and I always loved the slightly romantic idea of starting with bits of wood and being able to create something to sit on, to eat from, to store your clothes in.
It's very clear that there's a lot of double standards going on. Should there be a 30mph speed limit? Of course there bloody should. And certainly with kids and school food, kids need to be nannied for sure. So give them a bloody good meal at school.
If Obama wanted to make radical changes to America's health long-term, all he has to do is treble the price of sugar and salt.
Heads know that failing to invest in good, nutritious food is a false economy and parents won't tolerate reconstituted turkey being put back on the menu.
Preheat the oven to full whack.
I challenge you, to go to any school and open 50 lunchboxes, and I guarantee you there will be one or two cans of Red Bull, there'll be cold McDonald's and jam sandwiches with several cakes.
I've cooked just about everything really.
It's not the extremes and the treats that are the problem. It's the everyday.
My aim is to achieve sustainable change, not just make a cute little makeover.
I could cook from quite an early age - purely because I liked it.
My first outdoor cooking memories are full of erratic British summers, Dad swearing at a barbecue that he couldn't put together, and eventually eating charred sausages, feeling brilliant.
I left school with basically nothing, I was a special needs kid. I did feel as though my school had let me down.
I wouldn't say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren't relevant to modern life, it's just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly.
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