The debut cookbook from the star co-host of Telemundo’s Emmy winning morning show, Un Nuevo Dia, celebrity chef James Tahhan, who has become a household name by offering expert culinary advice with his signature WOW factor.
Trained at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, Chef James is known for world-class Pan Latin cuisine at his award-winning restaurant, but his passion extends far beyond his restaurant’s kitchen. When it comes to learning about food, preparation, and everyday cooking, this innovative chef is hard at work finding simple and efficient ways to make your kitchen a creative yet comfortable space in your home. Drawing on his roots as a young home chef, Tahhan shows that anyone can make delicious and impressive dishes for all types of casual and formal occasions. In his debut cookbook, Chef James focuses on simple, high-quality ingredients from different parts of the world and blends them with Latin flavors to create extraordinary food.
In addition to the array of spectacular recipes, James invites readers to go behind the scenes of his life as a professional chef, sharing valuable tricks of the trade to help you avoid common kitchen errors, be creative when you miss a step or two, pick the best ingredients at the farmers’ market and the supermarket, and learn foolproof shortcuts for faster food preparation. Whether you already love to cook or are just starting out, Chef James takes home cooking to another level with simple and wholesome meals that are sophisticated, flavorful, and exceptional.
About the Author
Hailing from Los Teques, Venezuela, James Tahhan developed a love for cooking at a very early age. After coming to the U.S. as a teen, Tahhan began learning skills in the kitchen and eventually graduated from one of America’s most prestigious culinary schools, Le Cordon Bleu. A specialist in international cuisine and pastries, Tahhan has a passion for inspiring cooks of all levels to feel comfortable and confident with his simple and savory recipes. Tahhan is currently a co-host on the Emmy winning morning show, Un Nuevo Día, and an exclusive columnist for People en Español. He is the owner of Sabores by James Tahhan in Coral Gables, Florida, and is developing his second restaurant in Chicago, Illinois.