Archive for November 2016

James’ Top Food Tip #5 – How To Turn The Chilli Heating Down?

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Top Food Tips

James McConnell Chilli Food Tips

James’ Top Food Tip #4 – How Hot is a Chilli? To reduce the heat of a fresh chilli, simply cut it in half lengthways, then scrape out and remove the seeds and light coloured core. more

Read more

James’ Top Food Tip #4: Chilli Heat

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Top Food Tips | Tags : ,

James McConnell Chilli Food Tips

This weeks little food tip is a simple one but one that can save you from a world of pain! So here goes, the colour of chillies is NO indication of its heat or if you prefer how hot it will make the food that you’re cooking. Generally speaking, the... more

Read more

James’ Top Food Tip #3 – Potatoes Saves The Day

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Top Food Tips | Tags : , , , ,

Diced Potatoes

James’ Top Food Tip #3 – Potatoes Saves The Day If you add too much salt to a sauce, casserole or soup add one or two peeled and cubed/diced potatoes to soak up the salt, cooking until tender. Remember to discard the potatoes before serving! #foodtips¬†#toomuchsalt¬†#potatosavestheday #JimmyMacCooks   more

Read more

James’ Top Food Tip #2 – When Using Dried Herbs

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Top Food Tips | Tags : , , ,

James McConnell Food Tips

James’ Top Food Tip #2 – When Using Dried Herbs Another Top Tip when using herbs in cooking. When substituting dried herbs for fresh, use roughly half the quantity the recipe calls for, as dried herbs have more concentrated flavour. more

Read more