'Jamie Oliver says that he finds it difficult to maintain his estuary English, and longs to be able to speak in his natural Surrey accent. 'One has to remember to speak as if one had truly been born in Southend – or Sarfend, as I have to say! I must confess that when I was at Oxford studying for my degree in Philosophy and Economics one did not expect to become a TV chef... One knew nothing about cooking, but one was advised to throw everything into a pot with olive oil and salt and cook it for an hour, and one has lived on that single recipe ever since.'
Thursday, 16 April 2015
New TV series gives insight into chefs’ personal lives per NewsBiscuit
NewsBiscuit have a preview of an upcoming programme with an insight into the 'real lives' of TV chefs: Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, Delia Smith, Nigel Slater and Nigella Lawson. It's a fascinating piece, here's an extract re Jamie Oliver: