Basic Cooking Tips For A Vegetarian Kitchen

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.

How To Make Pasta

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.

Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt

All salts are not the same. I like to use Himalayan crystal salt. Here's a little bit more information about it.

Homemade Fajita Spice Mix

A simple and yum spice mix for fajitas at home.

What is Passata?

One of my favourite stand-by ingredients, here's passata explained.

Almond Milk Recipe

almond milk recipe

Try this almond milk recipe for a creamy and nutritious alternative to your usual milk.

How To Sprout Beans

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.

How To Cook Beans


If you are wondering how to cook dried beans, you'll be pleased to know it's very easy. Here's a simple guide.

How To Roast Peppers

how to roast peppers

Roasted peppers are a wonderful and versatile ingredient. They are also very simple to make. Here's my foolproof guide.

How To Make Peanut Butter

how to make peanut butter

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.

Cooking Quinoa

how to cook quinoa

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...

How To Cook Millet


Though still relatively unknown to most, millet is a delicious and highly nutritious grain that’s well worth discovering.

How To Bake A Potato

how to bake a potato

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.

How To Make White Sauce

white sauce

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


Cooking spinach is quick and easy. Here's how to prepare these wonderful and healthy greens...

How To Cook Couscous

Making couscous is very easy, although there are a few ways you can do it. Here's a straightforward guide..

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