Seeing as my earlier Nigel Slater post had me singing XTC constantly, I don’t hold much hope with this one (look it up, kids)!
So, the inimitable Jamie Oliver is back on our screens with not only his ’30 Minute Meals’ (coz that clearly wasn’t fast enough) but also his ’15 Minute Meals’. All Jamie, all the time. I think even I might struggle with all the excitement.
There was a recent elimination task on Oz MC; cooks had 30 minutes to grab ingredients from the pantry and cook whatever they liked. The bottom three moved on to the next round and had 20 minutes to do the same. The bottom two then had a whole FIVE minutes to rustle up a storm in the kitchen. Pretty crazy scenes, I can tell you.
’15 Minute Meals’ begins with a visual riot of a title sequence. Buffalo Stance blasts out of my speakers as our host flings basil, crushes chillies and generally makes a split-screen mess. I pity poor old Jules who, I presume, has to clean up after him. Read the rest of this entry »