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How To Select Fresh Vegetables

January 25, 2016 • How to • Views: 4753

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.

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Cooking Steak – How To Test For Doneness

January 18, 2016 • How to • Views: 5033

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: 5465

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: 5489

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: 4901

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: 5063

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

How To Cook, Clean and Pick Crab

How To Cook, Clean and Pick Crab

April 9, 2015 • How to • Views: 11767

Crabs don't relinquish their sweet meat easily. Cooking, cleaning, and shelling crab can be a chore, but great value for money.

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Correctly Holding Your Knife

March 31, 2014 • How to • Views: 5389

A short how-to video displaying the correct way to hold your knife. Correct knife-holding technique will allow you to make more accurate cuts, more easily, and more safely.

How to peel vegetables efficiently

Peeling vegetables – an effective method

February 20, 2014 • How to • Views: 4745

Peeling vegetables is one of the most basic techniques in cooking. This short video shows an efficient and easy way to peel to avoid strain.

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How To Know What Vegetables Are Available

February 3, 2014 • How to • Views: 5010

Choosing vegetables when they are "in season" will mean they are the most fresh, and will have the best flavours to enhance your meals.