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What's Cooking? Jamie Oliver

Rating: 3+ (PEGI)

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  Its addictive

| | See all Kathyx's reviews (2)

Learning how to make the recipes is the best part of this game I would say, it goes into alot of detail, but of course you dont have to follow extactly what he says- you can also create your own recipes and save them for later. Plus there are challenages, like how fast you can crack an egg- I would say this game is good for cooking beginners and for thoes who already familiar with the kitchen. Only annoying part is when youve learnt all the recipes! (however once youve leart them, you can do the proper test for them all over again!)

  I now know how to make a Marie Rose sauce!

| | See all XtinaW's reviews (4)

Well I couldn't put this down over Christmas after receiving it as a present! I would say that this game has two parts:

1) A detailed cook book
2) Minigames

The cookbook offers a wide variety of wonderful recipes you can try and cook yourself at home. In essence I suppose its just Jamie's recipe book but on the DS. This is great although I think it would have been better again if Jamie had talked you through each recipe as with Can't Decide What to Eat. Sadly this is not the case. However, it does offer you the opportunity to select items you need for each recipe to create a shopping list.... though not sure taking your DS around the supermarket would be that practical!

It's the minigames that are the real fun in this game. You can actually prepare ingredients and create your own culinary delights in the Test Kitchen area and then save each recipe. You can battle against the clock to mini challenges Jamie sets you, such a cook a fried egg.... tip here being you need to forward time to get the egg to cook in time by pressing the X button.... I spent a while trying to figure this out! Also you are given the opportunity to go through set tutorials where you are taught how to make certain recipes.

All in all a very fun little game. I would recommend it.

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  Couldn't even get passed the introduction!

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This game started off okay..
Graphics - pretty good etc.. But then i was suddenly left to make food on my own! I tried putting a few things onto the plate but.. Nothing seemed to happen.. And i just gave up.
Not good, get can't decide what to eat? Instead!


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  As good as a Cook Book!!!!!

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I didn't find this a good DS item at all, to me its a book I expected it to be interactive and explain each recipe, it doesn't!! It looks exciting in the beginning, like any other DS cooking game, but when you get into it, and get to the recipe part, it fails to deliver, I may as well have purchased a cookbook, pressing the next button is the same as turing the pages of a cookbook, with no interactive talking or insturctions, I don't think this is worh It!!

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  Jamie Delivers!

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Fab addition to the DS range - much better than the other cooking games out there. You can actually add your own recipes to this one making it truly interactive and it's super easy to use! Wish I'd bought it here at play.com rather than paying nearly a tenner more from another online gaming store (not mentioning any names!) but other than that I'm very pleased I bought this!

Would recommend to people of all ages wanting to cook/beginning to cook - the recipes include really nice tasty dishes like bakewell tart and baked garlic mushrooms and it works when trying to get the kids interested in eating something other than fishfingers. Also I found that the recipes were also things that you might want to actually cook unlike the other cooking titles I have which offer really bizarre dish choices that you won't probably try.

All round crowd pleaser & very easy to use. Enjoy! x

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