Cooking Techniques For All Levels

Cooking is not just about following recipes, it's also about knowing how to take ingredients and make them taste as fabulous as possible. So if you're looking to learn some basic culinary skills, or want to improve the ones that you already have, then check out these handy guides to cooking techniques. Here you'll find information on general skills, such as poaching and sautéing, along with tips and advice on specific skills such as roasting beef, grilling fish, and cooking asparagus or artichokes. Working through these guides will help you to discover a range of cooking techniques that will help you cook with confidence.

General Cooking Techniques
A look at a wide range of cooking methods, including barbecuing, grilling, braising, steaming and roasting ...
Cooking Meat
Handy tips for braising, frying, roasting and stewing meat ...
Cooking Poultry
Advice on cooking chicken, turkey, duck and goose ...
Cooking Fish
Cooking fish by grilling, roasting, frying and steaming ...
Cooking Rice & Pasta
How to cook rice and pasta to perfection ...
Cooking Pulses
Advice on cooking dried peas, beans and lentils ...
Cooking with Dairy Foods
Advice on cooking milk and eggs ...
Cooking with Fruit
A guide to cooking and serving apples, lemons, pears, grapes and melons ...
Cooking Vegetables
How to cook a wide range of vegetables, including advice on baking, roasting and mashing potatoes ...