Jamie’s food team

Feijoada - stew with salad and alcohol in hay

“Fey-goh-da, feh-wha-da?” “No, fedg-e-wa-da, fed-ge-waaa-da,” Almir Santos corrects me. I am sitting with Jamie Oliver’s friend of 20 years, who is currently the Senior Training and Development Chef of The Fifteen Apprentice Programme, and who knew Jamie when he was an upcoming celebrity chef working at the legendary Italian restaurant River Cafe.