Glynn Purnell

Glynn's restaurant Jessica has notched up a Michelin star in his home-town of Birmingham...

Glynn started working in a hotel kitchen at the age of 14 and has since worked in most sections of the hotel catering industry, soon realizing his passion lay in fine dining.

Glynn has a hefty number of awards under his belt, including the prestigious Salon Culinaire, the Academie de Culinaire Francaise Annual Award and the Rioja National Sous Chef of the Year (in 2000).

As well as working for Michelin award-winning Simpson's restaurant in Kenilworth, Glynn has worked on various placements with well-known chefs, including Gary Rhodes, Gordon Ramsay and Alistair Little in the UK, and Guy Lassiuse and Philippe Garidou in France. His restaurant Jessica's has received glowing reviews and has also been awarded a Michelin star.

Glynn lives in Birmingham with his partner and baby son, Oliver.

Glynn Purnell

Glynn Purnell's Recipes



 
Salmon with wild horseradish
Salmon with wild horseradish on Market Kitchen

Glynn Purnell’s dish involves a flavour-packed salt, sugar and lemon cure before the fish is pan-fried to golden perfection

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
35 min

Sweet potato velouté
Sweet potato velouté on Market Kitchen

Glynn Purnell’s velvety sweet potato soup has a kick from jerk seasoning and homemade chilli oil

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
45 min

Lambs liver with baby leeks
Lambs liver with baby leeks on Market Kitchen

Cook this quick and budget-friendly meal from Glynn Purnell and get supper on the table in under 20 minutes

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
20 min

Red mullet with puree of Jerusalem artichoke
Red mullet with puree of Jerusalem artichoke on Market Kitchen

The sweet nutty taste of the artichokes is a perfect complement to the crispy-skinned fish in Glynn Purnell’s easy dish

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
35 min

Marjoram-scented crème caramel
Marjoram-scented crème caramel on Market Kitchen

Glynn Purnell gives this classic baked custard dish a fragrant twist with a handful of marjoram leaves infused in the creamy custard

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
1 hr 5 min

Poached duck egg yolk with salsify
Poached duck egg yolk with salsify on Market Kitchen

A lavish, yet simple dish by Glynn Purnell combining a rich, oozing yolk with parmesan, rocket and pan-fried salsify

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
20 min

Glazed pork chops
Glazed pork chops on Market Kitchen

The tangy combination of vinegar and sweet parsnips is a fantastic accompaniment to Glynn Purnell’s pork main course

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
45 min

Marsala spiced lamb with coconut rice
Marsala spiced lamb with coconut rice on Market Kitchen

Glynn Purnell turns lamb cutlets into a deliciously spicy – but not hot – family meal

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
40 min

Slow baked apples
Slow baked apples on Market Kitchen

To transform simple baked apples into something extra special, Glynn Purnell combines them with other autumn fruits and a crisp pastry topping

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
50 min

Brill with toffee and cumin carrots
Brill with toffee and cumin carrots on Market Kitchen

Glynn Purnell creates intriguing flavours and textures in this fusion meal that blends the taste of the tropics with classic European techniques

Avg user rating: 5 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
30 min