Looking for new recipes, ideas or want to learn to cook better? Everyone has to start with the basics if you want to get good at anything and cooking is no exception. Each week we are going to post a few of the basics that everyone should know: from knife skills to making your own stock and pasta. Cooking doesn’t have to be as hard or intimidating as many people think.
Here’s a quick guide to some of the things that we will be showing you for our cooking basics. Remember to come back to this page for updates and the links to the articles as they are posted. Bookmark it for future reference and thank us later!
Basic home-made bread
Basic white sauce
Basic chicken soup
Basic chicken, beef and fish stock
Basic vanilla cake
Basic savoury mince
Basic greek salad
Basic home-made ice cream
How to carve a chicken
How to thicken a sauce
When to use what knife
Understanding meat cuts and the best way to cook them
How to cook vegetables to perfection
We will get you cooking in no time. These recipes are flop proof so you don’t need to be afraid of making something inedible. Once you have the hang of things, experiment and add in the things you like. We will give you suggestions and different ways to make these simple meals.
After this we will start on intermediate and then advanced recipes to keep teaching you and inspiring you to tempt your taste buds and treat your tummy.
Life is too short to be eating boring food!
Have a suggestion of something that you would like to see added to our list? Tell us in the comments below.