Sometimes it's hard to really know what to believe. But according to this report from the Irish Examiner, celebrity chef (and former Naked Chef) Jaime Oliver is trying something a bit new in the kitchen (new at least for celebrity chefs)...
It’s unlikely to be a hit for children’s lunch boxes but Jamie Oliver is making a new TV show about the benefits of eating road-kill.
The BBC programme, by Oliver’s TV-production company Fresh One, features pioneering forager and road-kill chef Fergus Drennan.
His delicacies include badger meatballs, roast duck and wild squirrel stew.
But unlike the meals served up in Oliver’s kitchens and best-selling recipe books, Drennan’s all have one thing in common: the animals met their death on the road.
Drennan, 35, an acquaintance of Oliver, serves the campaigning chef’s restaurant Fifteen as well as celebrity hang-out The Ivy with freshly-foraged weeds, mushrooms, nuts and berries.
A passionate advocate of the benefits of road-kill, he wants to change Britain’s eating habits and stop people consuming what he believes is bland rubbish.
Perhaps, but don't expect to see this program on TasteTV.
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