issey6cats · 09/04/2013 14:38
you cant compare nurses who do an amazing job under difficult circumstances every day to a now up himself chef (used to like jamie when he was lad about town) yes it is his business to sell himself but on good morning he was being all im going to save people on a tight budget money, how is spending £20 on one of his books (some peoples weekly budget for food) saving anyone money, if he was being as good as he says he is he would set up a facebook page and give these tips and recipes away and that really would save people money
Flossiechops · 09/04/2013 14:47
TunipTheVegedude · 09/04/2013 14:48
I read an interview in which Jamie explained how many people he now employs to do Jamie things so he has to make a certain amount of money a year just so they keep their jobs. I think he maybe needs to downsize.
He has written a book of money saving tips? How bizarre. Why would anyone buy that?
He needs to do a 'Jamie's Vegetarian' book and a 'Jamie teaches your kids to cook' books and tv series. Both of those would make far more sense.
But no, I don't think he should give his recipes away for free.
LayMizzRarb · 09/04/2013 14:57
If you're trying to make ends meet, the last thing you'll be looking to buy is books. He is a jumped up little twerp, to put it mildly.if I want good Italian food, I will go to a restaurant that is run by Italians, not by someone who spent a few weeks touring the country.
Did anyone notice how he turned on the bad language for one of his series, then by the next it was gone?
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DorcasDelIcatessen · 09/04/2013 16:02
Jools is lovely. Very warm and friendly. Jamie is very generous both with time and money. My friend works with Jamie a lot and has spent time with them all as a family. He helped her when no one else would at a cost to himself. I see what he has done for her and now my friend has the skills to make her own way through life. He still keeps in touch with her and throws her new opportunities her way when he can. People can slate them all they want it really is like water off a ducks back to them. :o
Lovelygoldboots · 09/04/2013 16:23
I bought the ministry of food book from a charity shop ironically. It is really useful and has helped me be a bit more focused on getting the basics and meal planning. He does seem to understand that food is about mainly cooking tea for you and the family which a lot of tv chefs dont understand.
Mrneedy · 09/04/2013 16:25
Not many people in the public eye who are seemingly v rich can afford to do something for nothing
Jamie has a lot of businesses, a lot of different fingers in many pies, I think he needs money to roll in to keep it going
I like him, thought the school dinners thing was good, and giving back with the original 15 concept.
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