Here you will find guidance on all the basic skills and knowledge you need to become a good and confident cook. You will see how to use and understand recipes; how to weigh and measure ingredients; how to use hobs and ovens; and how to cook basic ingredients such as rice, eggs and pasta. You will also find vital information about storing and preparing food safely and guidance on planning and shopping for meals within a budget.
A recipe tells you what ingredients you need to make a particular dish and what you need to do with them. (more…)
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…)
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.
You need to follow a few simple rules in order to ensure that your food is safe for you and others to eat, and to avoid accidents in the kitchen. (more…)
Whatever you’re planning to cook – a special dinner for family and friends, a quick evening meal for one or two, the menu for (more…)