Another Christmas Holiday and another illustrious Christmas Number One for Jamie Oliver with his latest book offering, Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals (Michael Joseph). The cookbook which sold 149,640 copies in just seven days. is the third time Oliver has taken the prestigious Christmas number one.
According to Nielsen BookScan data £215 was spent on 15 copies ofJamie’s 30-Minute Meals every minute last week, on average. The cookbook, which was released four months ago, sold approximately 1,024,186 copies, breaking the BookScan records for a hardback non-fiction book.
Previously his book Happy Days with the Naked Chef was number one in the charts in 2001 and Jamie’s Italy topped the charts in 2005.