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How To Know What Fruit Is Available

April 17, 2016 • How to • Views: 877

To check what fruits are at their optimum at any given time of year, we use a "seasonality table" to check what's in season year-round.

Cooking guide for brown rice

How To Cook Brown Rice

March 16, 2016 • How to • Views: 1706

The secret to cooking perfect brown rice lies in getting the water to brown rice ratio correct.

Remove scales from fish

How To Gut And Scale Fish

March 9, 2016 • How to • Views: 1481

A quick guide on how to gut and scale a fish. Sometimes only a whole fish will do. Be warned thought; this is a messy process!

The easy way to cook lentils

How To Cook Lentils

March 1, 2016 • How to • Views: 951

Lentils are a healthy, versatile, and inexpensive food. Here is an easy guide for cooking them.

Cooking method for quinoa

How To Cook Quinoa

February 23, 2016 • How to • Views: 722

Quinoa is gaining popularity as a healthy, high-protein, gluten-free alternative grain. Here is a quick and easy guide to cooking.

Beef stock or broth

Beef Broth / Stock

February 16, 2016 • Articles, How to • Views: 1149

This is a very simple beef broth or stock, that can be used as a standard base for many recipes.

Making cous cous

How To Make Cous Cous

February 16, 2016 • How to • Views: 670

Cous cous needs to be mixed with boiling water and allowed to sit for a few minutes before being ready to eat. Here is the easy guide to making.

how to deglaze a pan

How To Deglaze A Pan

February 9, 2016 • How to • Views: 646

A major benefit to cooking a steak in a pan instead of a grill, is that you can make an awesome sauce when you finish.

pan fry a steak

How To Pan Fry Steak

February 2, 2016 • How to • Views: 990

Pan frying a steak is one of those cooking skills that seems so simple to do, and yet can be so difficult to get right. Here are a few tips to help get it right.

colourful selection of fresh vegetables

How To Select Fresh Vegetables

January 25, 2016 • How to • Views: 617

Selecting fresh vegetables is often a matter of sight, touch, and smell. Here is a guide on what to look for, and what to avoid.