"I think kind of what hasn't happened yet is kind of the CEOs of the fast food companies and the supermarkets, and ... within government to really cap or control or put limits on the amount of fast food restaurants in a square mile, or the amount of fat content in 100-gram portion. There hasn't really been a kind of control of the s*** and mainly that is because it's hard to tell business what to do because this is a country where business, even more so than England, is king."
With the holidays on the way, Oliver fondly recalled the social Christmas-time of his youth.
"As a kid, [I] loved it, obviously I lived in the pub as a kid, so my Christmas involved about 300 people downstairs until about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and then it went all small and sort of 10-12 people, and sort of same as we do today really, just a different house and it's exciting. It's a great time of year. What do we do?
"You have a good laugh and you open presents."