Chef James McConnell

James McConnell

Posts: 23 // Recipes: 82

I just like cooking great food that's simple for anyone to recreate. Cooking isn't hard if you follow some simple rules that I'll share on here.

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Jimmy Chimichurri

Jimmy Churri

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

Chimichurri is classic South American steak sauce, originating in Argentina. It can double up as ...

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What is a Tagine and how does it work?

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What actually is a “Tagine or Tajine” and in what way or how does it cook food differently from other methods? Well I’ve eaten plenty, on holidays and at many of the amazing restaurants in and around Leeds, but here’s the ‘official’ wiki description: “Tajine or tagine is a North... more

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James' Teriyeki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

If you do these at a party...Make MORE than you think - you'll need plenty!

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Caesar Dressing Ingredients

Simple Caesar Dressing

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Average Rating: (0 / 5)

Quick, Cheap, Fresh & Free from crap...And Super tasty!

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Homemade Bread Crumbs ????

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James McConnell's Homemade Bread Crumbs

There’s nothing like homemade bread crumbs, they’re cheaper, taste better and really easy to make.To make beautiful homemade bread crumbs, then all you need is left over bread. Do not buy bread crumbs ???? Do not use stale bread – Stale bread makes stale crumbs! Simply save any left over... more

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It’s A Piece of Pasta ???? ????????

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When cooking pasta some simple rules will produce perfect results every time. The biggest problem people have when cooking pasta is that it sticks…So they are tempted to add oil of all things?? Why would this work??? Oil is clearly lighter than water and so settles on the surface and... more

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Penne all'Arrabbiata, Pasta In Tomato Sauce

Penne all’Arrabbiata – (Pasta tubes in Tomato Sauce to you & me)

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

An Italian classic winner

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Perfect Poached Salmon

Simple Poached Salmon

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This will change the way you cook fish...

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Classic Victoria Sponge Cake

Super Easy Victoria Sponge

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Average Rating: (3.8 / 5)

Easiest sponge cake ever...

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Jimmy Mac's Homemade Za'atar seasoning


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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Za’atar can be bought in some specialist supermarkets but is easier to make yourself. Za’atar ...

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