The cook told her social media followers she wouldn't have got the new job without them "demanding" she had a show.
Many feel the show, which advises how to cook with just kitchen cupboard ingredients, should have gone to 'Cooking on a Bootstrap' chef Jack Monroe
The celebrity chef says his family have proved to be the 'best antidote in the world' during the struggle.
The pair were appearing on Jamie Oliver's cooking show Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast.
The TV personality and renowned cook also spoke about attending the birth of his fifth child.
The chef has signed a deal with the oil company, despite claiming to be an environmentalist and philanthropist.
The 43-year-old TV chef is said to have caught the thief as he was trying to break in house in Highgate, North London.
Jamie Oliver has thanked those who have criticised his new 'jerk rice' product over perceived cultural appropriation for the 'free PR' it has brought him.
Gordon Ramsay has reignited his feud with fellow chef Jamie Oliver after the latter made a remark about children - a year after the Ramsey's lost a baby.
Jamie Oliver received a telling-off from his mum after he shared a picture on Instagram of his eight-month-old son, River Rocket, lying on tiled floor.
Jamie and Jools Oliver have resorted to hiring a night nurse to look after baby River Rocket so that they can get some much-needed sleep. The celebrity chef says the family was driven to the decision after having to do a 12 hour day following a sleepless night. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, he said: “Sleep deprivation makes the most wonderful people just, unreasonable.
It’s barely 24 hours since Mel and Sue announced that they were sensationally quitting Bake Off, but a steady stream of celebs are already edging forward with one eye on the dough. One contender who must surely be a favourite is TV chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver, who has made no secret of his love for the show in the past. “I love Mary Berry and it’s really great watching.
After keeping fans guessing for two weeks, Jamie and Jools Oliver have finally revealed the name of their newborn baby boy. As a further clue Jamie’s sister Anne-Marie Hunt commented on the photo: “It’s all about the River today!” while adding a wink, rocket and monkey emoji into the mystery mix. ‘River Rocket’ joins siblings Poppy Honey Rosie, 14, Daisy Boo Pamela, 12, Petal Blossom Rainbow, six, and five-year-old brother Buddy Bear Maurice.
Jamie and Jools - who already have daughters Poppy Honey Rosie, 14, Daisy Boo Pamela, 12, Petal Blossom Rainbow, six, and five-year-old son Buddy Bear Maurice - welcomed the little tot into the world over the weekend and took to social media to share the happy news and reveal their two eldest daughters cut the umbilical cord. Underneath a picture of the baby, Jamie, 41, wrote on Instagram: “And then this just happened guys !! IT’S A BABY BOY !! Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy.