Friday, February 13, 2004

Naked Chef takes on haute cuisine

BBC News

Jamie Oliver is fast becoming flavour of the month among French foodies - but the "pukka" chef's no-frills style is leaving some Gallic gourmets simmering.
Oliver, honoured with an MBE by the Queen in October, is in Paris promoting his latest book, Rock 'n' Roll Cuisine. His series, The Naked Chef, is now the most popular cookery show on French TV.
But not everyone across the Channel is shouting: "Lovely jubbly!" and some say this "rosbif" Anglo-Saxon invasion is an audacious affront to French cuisine.

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