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James Reeson

Celebrity Chef

James Reeson was last seen on the ABC and BBC Worldwide network in his own series, James Can Cook, prior to that James fronted the very popular series, The Occasional Cook.

James started his cooking career in Bristol UK, has worked in the best hotel in Plymouth, followed by Burgh Island and next stop – Paris. James' most vivid memory is his time doing laps of the Mediterranean cooking on a sixty-foot ketch and then a Saudi Princes fifty-metre cruiser strapped to a swivelling stove in a kitchen the size of a cupboard!

From intimate bistros, to head chef in a two-hundred seat restaurant, James has vast experience working with different kitchens, customers and conditions. Now, James has made Australia his permanent home and believes it is, without doubt, the best 'foodie' place on the planet.

"It's so exciting to be able to do what I love five days a week and inspire viewers across Australia to have fun in the kitchen and treat their taste buds with fresh food," Reeson said. "Australia really is home to some of the highest quality ingredients and to be able to have access to such first rate produce is fantastic."

James is extremely passionate about his cooking and he loves to use fresh quality ingredients. He has an energetic and inspirational flair that will encourage any home chef – his passion to create delicious dishes really is contagious.

 
 

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Posted by Snackycake • 6y ago • Report
This guy is my fav chef EVER!!! He may make some strange things sometimes, but I just LOVE him!!!! And he is nice on the eyes too!!!!!
Posted by Cleo • 6y ago • Report
On watching todays show Wednesday 18 Feb.. I was horrified to see him washing his hands over some chicken he was about to boil and then comment on how smart he was to save time. EWWWWW...Honestly the most revolting thing I have seen on this chanel.
Posted by Mo • 6y ago • Report
I love his shows and cooking
Posted by Linda Antony • 5y ago • Report
James is like chocolate......once you have some you want more. He just melts in my mouth. WHAT A SPUNK. I go to bed dreaming about him.....I"ll marry him & have his kids...BUT i think he has a partner, i've heard him mention his mother in law. I'll just have to keep on dreaming. LOVE YOU JAMES.
Posted by RT59 • 5y ago • Report
Forget the rest james is one of the best
Posted by Kerry108 • 5y ago • Report
Ok, everybody is entitled to their own opinion but, seriously, have you ever actually made any of his dishes? I have made several and they are generally fantastic! I personally love James' relaxed, friendly style - so refreshing to watch a chef who is not totally conceited and his knife work alone is a joy to watch. Try his roasted pumpkin and mussel soup (I used smoked oysters instead) absolutely sensational and impresses dinner party guests although it is the simplest thing in the world to make. Keep up the great work, James, can't wait for the next series...
Posted by • 3y ago • Report
Was going to make the Zucchini Soup recipe but the ingredients say. 1 BAG of frozen peas. Last time I bought peas I had a choice of 500g or 1kg bags!! So, that didnt help much. Also I have never heard of a head of garlic so I can only assume that means a full garlic but half of that would be far too much for any dish. Not happy, not making this soup!!
Posted by Debbie314 • 2y ago • Report
loved how you cooked the lamd roast today with the chopped up assorted of vegies and the sauce just top it off it looked so yummie
Posted by Mahsa • 4y ago • Report
i love you james!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Saeideh • 4y ago • Report
you have a serious problem.
many people loves him, you cant any thing to do.
you just tired yourself.
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