Posts in Randoms

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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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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Seven Steps…

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Randoms | Tags :

Not sure yet why this place is called Seven Steps as I counted them and there are way more than 7 ???? Anyway, on Saturday 3rd September we popped out for a bite to eat at a place that has just opened in Pudsey, which to be honest is somewhere I’ve... more

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What the hell is wrong with people…?

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What the hell is wrong with people is hardly a food question…so why am I writing about it on here? Well after coinsidentally posting (for no reason) my third consecutive French based dish yesterday, which was how to cook the perfect omelette, we all woke up this morning to the... more

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The Best & Easiest Fool Proof Way To Cook Fish

By: James McConnell | 0 Comments | | Category: Eating Healthily, Randoms, The Rules of Cooking | Tags : , , ,

basic-court-bouillon

As the title suggests this is “The Best & Easiest Fool Proof Way To Cook Fish” (in my humble opinion ???? ). Yes you can grill it, deep or shallow fry it, BBQ, bake it or simply steam it but non of these methods are as effective as poaching. The... more

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Vive Le France for Onion Soup & Euro 2016 Footy

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James McConnell Cooks Vive Le France

Given we’re well in to the Euro 2016 Footy tournament (hosted by our neighbours France) I thought I’d put this out there…to explain what this “Vive Le France”expression actually means. The French expression “Vive la France” is one you’ll hear at the end of almost each politician’s speech. It’s one... more

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