In a recent talk at TED, chef Jamie Oliver suggests every child leaving school (I'm assuming high-school) should know how to cook ten recipes. I agree with him and think that is a great suggestion to ...
I'd like to learn to cook. At the moment I can make scrambled eggs, and that's pretty much it (I'm exaggerating, but just a little). My question is, what is the best way to get started? I've thought ...
I know what spices like garlic and black pepper are, and what foods you typically put them on. But spices like cardamom, rosemary, thyme, paprika, whatever, completely elude me. I haven't found a good ...
What are some good resources for learning knife skills? Specifically, is there anywhere that I can see video demonstration of different slicing techniques and when those techniques are appropriate?
I'd love to be able to cook well and I think a part of that is identifying flavors. We all have different palates, but there are probably some basic techniques that can be used to figure out what the ...
In the spirit of Aaronut's comment on my answer to TV Programs like Good Eats, what are good shows for people to really learn about cooking (the science behind cooking; the history and cultural ...
I want to improve my cooking skills and have considered following a number of books that call themselves cookery courses (e.g. Delia's complete cookery course, Ballymaloe cookery course). Can I ...
Which food books (and I'm thinking books on food and cooking rather than recipe books) do you find on your bedside cabinet rather than on the kitchen shelves? McGee on Food and Cooking: An ...
I really love cooking the "main feature" of a meal... I love doing the meat - steak, chicken breasts, you name it, I love it. But when it comes to making the rest of the meal, I always draw a blank. ...