Haggis Neeps & Tatties

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Haggis Neeps & Tatties

I’ve always loved a bit of Haggis, especially for breakfast…but on a recent trip to Edinburgh my wife and I called in to a little bar in the old town for a drink and bite to eat. The bar is called Arcade Bar, it’s on 48 Cockburn Street and its... more

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Jimmy Macs BBQ Tips – Get your Rub On

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James McConnell BBQ Tips Rubs

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Jimmy Macs BBQ Tips – Have a Rest

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James McConnell BBQ Tips On how to cook Steaks on your BBQ

Jimmy Macs BBQ Tips #3 – Take 10 When cooking meat, especially a steak, it’s so important that you let your meat take a rest to ensure it’s moist and juicy. To ensure you have the perfect steak every single time, resting is just as important as grilling. The reason... more

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Jimmy Macs BBQ Tips – Oil Up

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James McConnell BBQ Tips Cleaning the Grill

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Jimmy Macs BBQ Tips – Smokey Lemons

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James McConnell BBQ Tips Smokey Lemon

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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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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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James’ Top Food Tip #7 – Spuds…Keep em in the dark

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James McConnell Food Tips

Most vegetables keep best in the fridge, but a cool, dark place is also good if you lack fridge space. Potatoes should always be stored in the dark, otherwise they go green or sprout, making them inedible. When spuds sprout, the starch in them has converted into sugar. However research... more

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James’ Top Food Tip #6 – How To Easily Skin Tomatoes

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James McConnell Top Food Tips

James’ Top Food Tip #6 – How To Easily Skin Tomatoes To skin tomatoes, simply cut a cross into the base of your tomatoes using a sharp knife. Place them in a heat proof bowl, pour on boiling water and cover with cling film. Leave for 1 minute then transfer... more

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