Jamie meets up with Irish chef Richard Corrigan to find out what Irish cooking is all about. A visit to Richard's London restaurant, Lindsay House, is a lesson in traditional Irish ingredients and dishes. Back at Jamie's, Richard cooks a traditional Irish pork dish and Jamie does his own interpretation of the classic Irish mashed potato dish, Champ. And as Jamie starts adding rogue ingredients Richard begins to get concerned!
Jamie's friend Jimmy is a field scientist, who spends a lot of time cooking out in the open. So Jamie's decided to show him how to cook three great meals in one pan - effortless cooking, and minimal washing up. These simple dishes are also perfect for people who don't cook much, who have small kitchens or who are just cooking for one
It's Jamie's day off and he's putting on a BBQ for Matt and Toby, two Australian friends who work in his restaurant. Fifteen, and are feeling homesick. But the British weather means that this BBQ is indoors with Jamie improvising with griddle pans. Matt is a wine expert who takes Jamie wine shopping , giving him a quick course in buying inexpensive wines for their BBQ
Italian legend Gennaro Contaldo taught Jamie all he knows about Italian cooking. Now it's Jamie's chance to show the master what he has learned. Jamie visits Gennaro's restaurant, where Gennaro makes his own pasta, to explore the principles of Italian cooking. Gennaro then joins Jamie back at his flat where Jamie prepares a trio of dishes to show the Master his own take on the art of pasta.
Jamie is a great fan of New Zealand chef Peter Gordon and is very keen to find out more about his Fusion cooking style - blending flavors and ingredients from many countries. Jamie pays a visit to Peter's restaurant, The Providores, to learn more about this cuisine. Back at Jamie's, Peter cooks a signature dish and Jamie tries out his own Fusion dish under Peter's watchful eye.
Jamie is hosting a Brazilian night for Santos, his head pot washer at Fifteen, to thank him for all his hard work. Santos and his band will be providing the Samba vibe while Jamie cooks up a feast of traditional Brazilian food and drink
Jamie's always trying out new recipes for his restaurant, and today he's into soups. Who better to critique these new creations than a couple of Jamie's trainee chefs from his new restaurant, Fifteen. Who's the boss now?
One of Jamie's friends is a fantastic Elvis impersonator, who performed at his wedding. He is doing a gig in London and so Jamie's cooking him a meal before the show. Jamie pays tribute to the King with his take on one of his favorite meals - burger, chips and chopped salad
Jamie's fishmonger, George, has opened a new restaurant and has been working hard to keep both shop and restaurant running. Jamie gives George a day off and cooks up a feast for his family infused with tropical flavours from George's homeland of Mauritius.
Jamie's Spanish friend Elena, is captain of an all-women's football team. The girls have a big game today and Jamie has agreed to cook a post-match Tapas spread.
A new baby and too many late nights working at the restaurant have tired Jamie out. Jamie visits nutritionist Jane Clarke who offers him excellent advice on healthy eating. Full of new ideas, Jamie cooks himself and Jane a heath-conscious lunch.
Jamie's friend Brian is a man who has everything, including a brand new motor boat. It is moored in a little town called Windsor - home to the Queen of England! Jamie decides to make a suitably posh picnic feast of champagne, strawberries and lobster.
English summers are so unreliable that Jaime is overjoyed when his day off coincides with brilliant sunshine. It's a perfect day for an al fresco lunch so Jamie cooks some exciting picnic food, including a spectacular "flour and water crust chicken."
Jamie's friend Patricia has opened a new cheese shop and Jamie has goes to check it out. Back at the flat Jamie puts together the ultimate cheese board, using all the advice that Patricia has given him and cooks up some inventive recipes using cheese.
Jules has gone away for the weekend leaving Jamie and his daughter Poppy home alone. Jamie takes the opportunity to spend some quality time with his little girl and cooks up a meal suitable for both father and baby.
One of Jamie's oldest friends, Peter, is having a birthday party and Jamie has offered to cater. Jamie has always thought canapés are a bit tired so he does his own version of party food including some brilliant mini breakfast bagels.
Jamie is writing an article on cooking with chocolate for a newspaper but he's got writer's block. He goes shopping for inspiration at one of London's finest chocolate shops and returns home to try out three great and unusual chocolate recipes.
Jamie and his band are rehearsing in the pub opposite Jamie's flat. While the band packs up, Jamie heads off to pick up some ingredients for a vegetarian feast. When the band finally emerge from the pub they are greeted by a fantastic pineapple curry and home made onion bhajis.
Jamie's "herbal mother" Jekka is in London for the Chelsea Flower show. She is staying in a caravan in Battersea park and Jamie pays her a visit, picks up some interesting herbs and uses them to cook Jekka a fabulous meal.
New trainees have started at Jamie's restaurant, Fifteen, and Jamie is treating them to a dinner party at his house. This will be a chance for the new chefs to get to know Jamie's style of cooking, and for Jamie to bond with his new employees.
When Jamie went to Japan he was amazed by the food. Two of the girls he travelled in Japan with are staying in London. Jamie has invited them over for some tradition Japanese cooking?and they're starting with a sake cocktail - the sakitini.
Jamie has just finished a long shift in the restaurant. He's invites some of the chefs back to his place for late night munchies. The boys tuck into Jamie's version of a Philly steak sandwich and try not to wake Jules as they make a huge vat of popcorn.
Jamie goes home to Essex to celebrate his birthday. He visits his dad at The Cricketers, the lovely country pub where Jamie learned to cook as a little boy. After raiding his mum's herb garden, Jamie puts together a brilliant summer BBQ for all his old friends.
Jamie is on the night shift with John the Baker at the restaurant, Fifteen. Jamie takes time to try out some new bread recipes. As the sun begins to rise John and Jamie gather all the left over dough and make a delicious breakfast pizza.