These basic cooking tips are a collection of useful techniques and information on ingredients that I've gathered over the years. I've tried to cover as many of the most common questions and tips that we've been asked about over the years in vegetarian cooking classes. Please contact me if there is anything, or any basic cooking tips you would like me to include and I will do my best to help.
Making your own fresh pasta is really simple and fun to do. It also tastes fantastic. Learn how to make pasta with this easy pasta dough recipe.
All salts are not the same. I like to use Himalayan crystal salt. Here's a little bit more information about it.
A simple and yum spice mix for fajitas at home.
One of my favourite stand-by ingredients, here's passata explained.
Try this almond milk recipe for a creamy and nutritious alternative to your usual milk.
If you've ever wondered how to sprout beans, you'll be amazed at just how easy it is. It only takes a matter of days and requires no special equipment. This is an excellent way to introduce nutritious raw foods to your diet.
If you are wondering how to cook dried beans, you'll be pleased to know it's very easy. Here's a simple guide.
Roasted peppers are a wonderful and versatile ingredient. They are also very simple to make. Here's my foolproof guide.
A couple of cups of peanuts, a little oil and a food processor are all that you need to make peanut butter at home. Freshly made, this is something quite different to anything you can buy.
Many people are confused about how to cook quinoa because for most, it is still a relatively new ingredient. In fact this nutritious and tasty food is simple to cook. Here's how...
Though still relatively unknown to most, millet is a delicious and highly nutritious grain that’s well worth discovering.
A few simple tips are all you need for a perfect oven baked potato every time. Here's how to bake a potato that's perfectly crisp on the outside but light and fluffy on the inside.
Many people are confused about how to make white sauce (or bechamel sauce (it's the same thing). Follow this simple and very quick recipe for perfect results.
Cooking spinach is quick and easy. Here's how to prepare these
wonderful and healthy greens...
Making couscous is very easy, although there are a few ways you can do it. Here's a straightforward guide..
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