When word first got out that the man himself, Jamie Oliver, would be opening a branch of Jamie’s Italian in South Africa, foodies and non-foodies alike could barely contain their excitement. Besides being a celebrated cookbook author, having his own television show and selling a range of kitchen- and cookware, Oliver can also proudly boast the vast popularity of his restaurant, now reaching 19 countries across the globe.
Not everyone considers themselves to be the Jamie Oliver or Nigella Lawson of their kitchen. In fact, some people even wish to avoid the kitchen completely if they can! But despite the opposition, there are times when cooking is inevitable, and there are a few tricks to ease the mind and effort it takes to have dinner ready by hungry o’clock.