Understanding recipes

You can’t use recipes if you don’t understand what they mean. Below is an explanation of the most common words you will find in recipes. There are links to videos showing exactly what is involved where (more…)

Using hobs and ovens

Your recipe will tell you whether to use a hob, an oven, a grill or a microwave, and at what temperature. Every cooker is different, but here is some general advice. (more…)

Cooking the basics

If you learn how to cook a few simple things like eggs, potatoes and pasta then you will have the basis for quick, cheap, nutritious meals in minutes.