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What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver

by Namco Bandai
Nintendo DS
 Ages 3 and Over
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
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  • Interactive cookbook: Create a book's worth of Jamie's delicious recipes, beautifully illustrated with David Loftus photography, with voice recognition leaving hands free to get stuck in.
  • Cooking games: Follow and recreate 25 of Jamie's recipes in 10 original 3D kitchens with hundreds of utensils and ingredients to choose from.
  • Cook against the clock in a series of challenges that will see you chop, stir and garnish your way to becoming a master chef.
  • Shopping list: Jamie accompanies you to the supermarket with the interactive shopping list that creates and stores your own shopping lists.
  • Recipe creator: Allows you to create and store up to 100 of your own unique recipes and share them with friends via Wi-Fi.

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What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver + 1000 Cooking Recipes From ELLE  Table (Nintendo DS) + Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? (Nintendo DS)
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Game Information

  • Platform:   Nintendo DS
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

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  • ASIN: B001CSPO32
  • Item Weight: 23 g
  • Release Date: 24 Oct 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,082 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

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What's Cooking With Jamie Oliver

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92 of 96 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Delicious Recipes 28 Nov 2008
By wicket2005 VINE VOICE
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I bought this product after using the Cooking Guide for the DS Lite. Both offer recipes, the latter one being of a more exotic nature as they are recipes from all over the world.

There are a fair view recipes in this product from starters to desserts. The basis of this product is to show you how to make good quality filling foods easily. I have tried several recipes which have all been met with much approval by the rest of the family. The recipes are easy to follow.

However, I prefer the Cooking Guides method of delivering the recipes which sees all the prep work done first then you move on to the cooking. This product goes from one to the other at the various stages. The Cooking Guide also keeps a track of how many times you have done a recipe which I think is handy if you intend trying different ones all of the time.

You can eliminate unnecessary recipes but it is a bit rudimentary compared to the Cooking Guide. This product allows you to select meat products for example but not a particular meat or a particular ingredient which is what the Cooking Guide does. However, it does display the ingredients necessary for that particular stage which is handy on the upper screen whilst the bottom screen displays the method. In the Cooking Guide you have to touch the ingredients section to check how much you need to use, then go back to the recipe.

Comparing the product to an traditional recipe book is unfavourable as a book would contain more recipes, however, the use of the ds lite makes cooking more fun. Both this and the Cooking Guide plays a tune when you are cooking, the latter has tunes from the country you are making the recipe from.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars whats cooking 13 Feb 2009
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
I think this game is much better than the cant decide what to cook game, the meals that you can make are much more appetising and cover a wider range of tastes. There is also a game, like a less child-like version of cooking mama, although it is quite annoying if you do the slightest thing wrong you cant finish until you rectify that, which could be something small that you have done wrong at the start which means you will have to start all over again. all in all tho this is not just a cooking lesson, shopping list, but also a game in its own right. very good buy.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A little disappointed really 11 Oct 2010
Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
As someone who's not an accomplished chef I was looking forward to something useful and varied, especially as it carries Jamie Olivers label. Only 100 recipes (total) of starters, main courses and sweets. Suppose it's OK but not quite what I was expecting.It was inexpensive - now I understand why.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT 22 Jan 2010
A Kid's Review
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
This is a good game for my kids espicallymy middle son he loves cooking he played it all day
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Game 11 Jan 2009
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
This Game Was Suprisingly Good, It Not Only Has Good Recipes And Tutorials It Also Has Tutorial Games To Demonstarte (Through Game Play) How To Make Different Dishes. It Is Very Easy To Navigate Your Way Around The Game, It Gives You Clear Introductions To Each Section Of The Game; The Cooking And The Cooking Game, This Game Really Combines All Aspects Of Cooking From The Basics Of Cooking To Professional Dishes, Its Practical And Easy To Use. Highly Recommended
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5.0 out of 5 stars jamie oliver ds 9 Dec 2012
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this was a very good purchase it was brought for my boys when they went to uni and it has come in handy, very happy with this, quick delivery too
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very Good!! 30 Jan 2012
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
The software is very good and explicit, a shame that doesn't have more recipes to follow, but so far it has been great.
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4.0 out of 5 stars The kids love it! 6 Mar 2011
By R. L.
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Received this as a present because I love watching jamie's programmes but as yet haven't been able to play on it as my children aged 5 and 7 , are playing on it all the time! They think it's great and argue over whose turn it is!

They have definitely given this a thumbs up!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars What a waste!
Waste of both time and money. Apart from a couple of recipes, I honestly cannot see the point of this game. Definitely not for the adults.
Published on 1 Aug 2011 by GrranWeatherwax
3.0 out of 5 stars Good cookbook, not so great as a game
This is great for a having a cookbook on your DS. Lots of delicious recipes including over 40 vegetarian ones too. There's also a shopping list facility as well which is handy. Read more
Published on 14 Oct 2010 by Katie Chainsaw
3.0 out of 5 stars cant seem to fathom it out?
great value for money, great recipe archive, however the game is not working properly, i cant seem to get past 1st base no matter how i try, it gets stuck at the same place each... Read more
Published on 27 April 2010 by Mrs. J. A. Wainwright
4.0 out of 5 stars Good
I got this as an xmas present for my mum, she was really pleased, i also had a go and its quite good fun !
Published on 3 Mar 2010 by Tink
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
More wellknown and basic cooking menus were expected. The game side of this is boring, unrealistic and most of time I have not been able to do the required action. Read more
Published on 14 July 2009 by Susan J
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT ITEM !!
Published on 9 Feb 2009 by L. D. Allison
4.0 out of 5 stars Yum YUM YUUUUMMMM!
This game makes some very tasty treats!

I am slightly deterred by the strong violence in this game! Read more
Published on 18 Jan 2009 by Mr. T. Walker
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