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One: Simple One-Pan Wonders

Written by

Jamie Oliver


01 September 2022

Who’s the author? One of the most influential voices in the food industry, the much-loved Jamie Oliver is a bestselling author, chef, restaurateur, and campaigner. Jamie is a household name and is often credited with revolutionising home-cooking in Britain and beyond.

What’s it about? Having transformed the way we cook with books like 15 Minute Meals and 5 Ingredients, Jamie now turns his attention to the ever-popular one-pan method, applying the same principles of ease, accessibility, and convenience to this naturally fuss-free style of cooking. One presents simple, budget-friendly solutions to everyday cooking conundrums with over 100 recipes, all designed to be cooked in one pot, pan, or tray. To make things even more straightforward, each recipe involves no more than eight ingredients, meaning you’ll be able to whip up flavoursome meals without an exhaustingly long shopping list. Vegetarians and flexitarians will find plenty to like in One, too; at least 65% of the recipes are meat-free or meat-reduced, so you can eat the food you love while cutting back on animal products.

With recipes for batch cooking, easy dessert ideas, and a whole chapter dedicated to frying pan pasta, One is guaranteed to liven up your recipe repertoire, minimise time spent in the kitchen, and cut down on your washing up too.

Recipes we love: Juicy Tahini Chicken, Hassleback Aubergine Pie, and Squodgy Croissant Loaf

Perfect for: Busy people who still want to eat nourishing, flavoursome, and vibrant food every day. One is as suitable for families as it is for time-pressed professionals, and it would make a great first cookbook for students heading off to university.

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Cook From the Book: One

The Happy Foodie team tries out one pot recipes from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook One.


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