Renowned chef Jamie Oliver is set to embark on an exciting culinary adventure, travelling across the Mediterranean in search of both traditional and innovative cooking techniques. In a brand-new series titled “Jamie Cooks The Mediterranean,” produced by Jamie Oliver Productions, Oliver will take viewers on a gastronomic journey through Greece, Tunisia, Spain, and France, exploring the diverse and vibrant cuisines of these captivating regions.
Spanning four captivating episodes, the series promises to provide a delectable taste of extraordinary culinary experiences set against the backdrop of urban hubs and picturesque coastal locations. Oliver’s voyage of discovery will involve meeting people from diverse cultures and savouring the unique flavours that define these stunning destinations.
Drawing inspiration from his encounters, Jamie Oliver will skillfully translate his newfound knowledge into mouthwatering recipes, offering viewers a chance to bring a touch of holiday magic to their own kitchens. From a tantalisingly smoky aubergine flatbread influenced by Greece, to crispy prawn parcels laced with the flavours of Tunisia’s harissa, Oliver will showcase a range of delectable dishes. Spain will contribute a succulent pork chop paired with chargrilled peppers, while France will tantalise taste buds with a sublime courgette, goat’s cheese, and olive tapenade tart.
Expressing her enthusiasm for the upcoming series, Samantha Beddoes, Executive Producer for Jamie Oliver Productions, stated, “We’re really excited to see Jamie out and about again, rolling up his sleeves along with cooks and foodies from all over the Mediterranean to explore the way each country uses ingredients differently and creatively. This series is about honoring the traditional methods and getting excited by new ones to help bring us all a taste of holiday whilst we’re home.”
Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor for Factual Entertainment, Tim Hancock, commended Oliver’s continued success and expressed his admiration for the upcoming travelogue. “Jamie’s been going from strength to strength in his series for us, and this is a really beautiful travelogue showcasing techniques and recipes even the most avid foodie might have missed, and some ingenious recipes from Jamie,” Hancock remarked.
“Jamie Cooks The Mediterranean,” a 4×60 series commissioned for Channel 4, is scheduled to air this autumn. Executive Producer Samantha Beddoes, Series Director Jamie Hammick, and Series Producer Katie Millard will collaborate with Jamie Oliver Productions to bring this tantalising culinary journey to life.
Prepare to be transported to the enchanting shores of the Mediterranean as Jamie Oliver embarks on a quest to uncover the secrets behind the region’s most tantalising dishes. Stay tuned for an unforgettable experience that will ignite your taste buds and inspire your own culinary adventures.