Renowned chef Jamie Oliver, whose culinary career spans more than 25 years, with a number of smash-hit TV shows, celebrates Tunisian cuisine.
Recently, Jamie Oliver traveled the Mediterranean in search of both deliciously traditional and innovative ways of cooking, in order to inspire us with a different unique and tasty recipes in a brand-new show for Channel 4.
Jamie appeared on his new show ‘Jamie Cooks the Mediterranean’ on Channel 4, unveiling the secrets behind the irresistible appeal of Tunisian cuisine and sharing two Tunisian recipes from his brand new cookbook, “5 Ingredients – Mediterranean.”.
In Jamie Cooks The Mediterranean, a four-part series produced by Jamie Oliver Productions, the chef explores the Med from Greece to Tunisia, Spain and France, diving into the fresh flavors and brilliant simplicity of some of the most varied and vibrant cuisines in the world.
As Jamie embarks on a journey of discovery, meeting people from a variety of cultures and tasting his way through these breathtaking destinations, each episode provides a sample of extraordinary culinary experiences in a variety of settings, from diverse urban areas to stunning coastal places.
Jamie uses what he learns in each country as inspiration to create delicious new recipes, such as smoky aubergine flatbread inspired by Greece and crispy prawn parcels drizzled with harissa dreamt up in Tunisia, as well as a juicy pork chop with chargrilled peppers courtesy of Spain and a sublime courgette, goat’s cheese, and olive tapenade tart created in France.
In today’s episode, inspired by the sights and smells of Tunisia, Jamie cooked crispy prawn parcels drizzled with harissa and a flavor-packed chicken and merguez sausage stew.
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What I learnt about Tunisian food on my travels is that it uses such familiar Mediterranean ingredients but the different way they spice, fold and chop to bring out the best flavour is something that really excites me! Walking around all the markets, making couscous the whole thing I’ll never forget!Jamie Oliver.
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