JAMIE Oliver hires “cultural fit experts” to ensure his recipes avoid a brigade backlash.
The TV chef’s dishes are all thoroughly tested, with times changing so much, he says his 2012 Empire roast chicken wouldn’t taste good today.
Oliver, 46, added: “Your immediate reaction is to get defensive and say, ‘Is it really for the love of God?’.
Then you say, ‘We don’t want to offend anyone’. “
Other chefs have dipped their hands in hot water because of this.
Gordon Ramsay, 55, made a splash when his Lucky Cat restaurant in London was described as an “authentic Asian eatery” despite not having a chef from the Far East.
Oliver is Britain’s best-selling non-fiction writer, having sold more than 48 million books.
MasterChef judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode have been blamed by the Malaysian foreign minister for a “white explanation” of how to prepare rendang for a Malaysian-born contestant on BBC1.
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Orwell’s 1984 received activation warning
A UNIVERSITY has issued a trigger warning on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four because it thinks it can be “upsetting and upsetting”.
Northampton University staffers have classified the novel – which sounds like a chilling warning about the dangers of censorship – as “clearly documented”.
Critics say their warning contradicts the theme of the 1949 book. The story, set in an authoritarian state that suppresss individual thought, warns of what can happen to a society. society does not respect its historical or academic freedoms.
It is among a number of literary works that have been flagged at the university. Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said: “It’s ironic that students are being given a trigger warning before reading Nineteen Eighty-Four.”
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