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Why Jamie Oliver angered viewers by cooking a dish on BBC’s The One Show

Why Jamie Oliver angered viewers by cooking a dish on BBC’s The One Show
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On BBC’s “The One Show”, Oliver cooked up a supposedly cheap dish, sausage and pasta with minestrone, while promoting his latest one-pot cookbook. Birmingham Live reveals that while creating the dish, he used red wine, Cumberland sausages, Parmigiano-Reggiano, lasagna sheets, garlic and fennel. The chef predicted the dish would cost £1.45 ($1.67) per serving. But some viewers became angry, calling Oliver “patronising,” “out of touch with reality” and “arrogant.”

In Tesco, a pack of eight Cumberland sausages costs £1.85 ($2.14), while a pack of lasagna sheets costs £1.35 ($1.55), and The Cheese Society reveals that Parmigiano-Reggiano is £4.50 ($5.21) per 100 grams cost. So yes, Oliver’s sausage and minestrone pasta costs over £1.45 ($1.67), but you can make it a few times, not just once. Some people defended the chief by recognizing just that. While a block of Parmigiano is quite expensive, it lasts a long time.

Meanwhile, others are blowing their hearts Twitter. One user wrote: “The handy tips not to starve/freeze/get tired of being homeless. Tonight Jamie Oliver is on #oneshow with his £1.24 pasta. There is NO individual reaction to capitalism.” You can’t win them all, Jamie Oliver. So if you want to cook something cheap and easy, it’s best to watch his new show ‘Jamie’s One-Pan Wonders’. Just don’t get mad if you spend a little more than you thought.

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