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Beef stock or broth

Beef Broth / Stock

February 16, 2016 • Articles, How to • Views: 10931

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: 8388

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: 8244

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: 10125

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: 8188

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.

checking steak for doneness

Cooking Steak – How To Test For Doneness

January 18, 2016 • How to • Views: 8520

There are three ways to test if your steak is done: by touch, with a meat thermometer, and by cutting. Here is the guide for getting best results.

How To Select Wine Like A Pro…

September 10, 2015 • How to • Views: 8889

How To Select Wine Like A Pro…. The problem with choosing wine is there are just too many choices and this makes it a daunting task if you have no idea about wines. What’s the answer? Here are a few points to help you choose like a pro! First things first, discover your own preference

How To Sharpen Your Knife

August 26, 2015 • How to • Views: 8955

How To Sharpen Your Knife A sharp knife is important in order to preserve the true flavours of fresh ingredients. Cutting with a dull knife will damage food on a cellular level and alter it’s taste and appearance. The quality of the cut is becoming an increasingly important issue in

How To Poach An Egg

July 12, 2015 • How to • Views: 8356

Poaching an egg is another one of those basic techniques that often goes unused. Follow our simple steps to get it right.

Learn to boil eggs perfectly

How To Boil Eggs Perfectly

June 26, 2015 • How to • Views: 8549

Correctly boiling an egg is a really neat skill to have. Follow our foolproof steps below and you’ll crack the code every time.