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Julienne leeks

Another great stalwart of the kitchen, you will find leeks in many recipes, such as stocks, soups and sauces. Here we show you how to cut a julienne of leek.

Diced leeks

Another great stalwart of the kitchen, you will find leeks in many recipes, such as stocks, soups and sauces. Here we show you how to dice a leek.

Shredded leeks

This cooking skill shows how to cut shredded leeks. Leeks are a great stalwart of the kitchen and you will find leeks in many recipes, stocks and soups.

Deglazing a pan

Deglazing a pan is where you simply add a liquid such as wine, stock or even water to a very hot pan. This helps to extract as much flavour as possible.

Diced cucumber

This cooking skill shows how to cut diced cucumber. Sliced or diced, cucumbers are very versatile and can be used in many recipes.

Sliced cucumbers

Cucumbers are very versatile and can be used in many recipes. Here we show how to slice a cucumber. It may be just a chef’s thing, but give a ‘cookies’ a cucumber to slice and the knife turns into a Formula 1 racing car. Saying that, slicing a cucumber is probably the best vegetable to practice your new-found knife skills on.

Making creme anglaise

Creme anglais is a firm favourite with many and can be used with many different cakes and desserts.

How to cook couscous

This shows how to make cous cous. Cous cous is popular with salads and as an accompaniment for many meals and snacks.

Diced courgette

Courgettes are often one of least favourite vegetables. Slightly over cooked, courgettes become bland to taste and very watery. But, courgettes are easy to prepare and give us good practice with our knife. Here you will see how to dice a courgette.

Courgette fingers

Courgettes are often one of least favourite vegetables. Slightly over cooked, courgettes become bland to taste and very watery. But, courgettes are easy to prepare and give us good practice with our knife. Here you will see how to cut courgette fingers.