Preparing Food

 

This section contains a number of guides to the preparation of a range of produce, including details for meat, poultry, game, seafood, fruit, vegetables and nuts.

With handy step-by-step instructions for a variety of food preparation tasks, these guides will help you carry out a range of common kitchen tasks; including shucking oysters, skinning and filleting a fish, preparing a rack of lamb, and even advice on how to revive a wilted lettuce or split a coconut!

Preparing Meat
Guides to a variety of meat preparation tasks, including boning a shoulder of lamb, making pork escalopes and preparing a rack of lamb ...
Preparing Poultry
Find out how to prepare chicken, duck and other poultry, including information on boning, trussing and stuffing ...
Preparing Game
Learn how to spatchcock a game bird or joint a rabbit ....
Preparing Fish
A guide to scaling, skinning, boning and filleting fish ...
Preparing Shellfish & Seafood
Advice on shucking oysters, butterflying prawns and preparing dressed crabs or lobsters ...
Preparing Pulses
How to prepare dried beans and peas for cooking ...
Preparing Fruit & Nuts
Find out how to split a coconut, peel a chestnut or segment an orange ...
Preparing Vegetables
Tips on preparing a globe artichoke for cooking and how to skin a tomato ...