Sharpening kitchen knives
There are many ways of sharpening kitchen knives but the most important thing is to take care. Sharp kitchen knives make all knife work in the kitchen easier and quicker so learning how to sharpen your kitchen knives is a great skill to learn.
This shows how to chop dill but the same method can be used for chopping most of your herbs when required.
This shows how to chop mint but the same method can be used for chopping most of your herbs when required.
This shows how to chop parsley but the same method can be used for chopping most of your herbs when required. The parsley stalks can be used for making a bouquet garni.
Peeling and grating ginger
Peeling and grating ginger is a useful cooking skill as ginger adds great taste to a wide range of recipes. Here, we show how to peel and grate ginger.
Making garlic butter is quick and easy to do and adds great flavour to many dishes. Here we show just how easy garlic butter is to make at home.
How to chop and crush garlic
How to chop and crush garlic is a key cooking skill as garlic is another great workhorse of the kitchen and gives great flavour.
Sugar coat glass rim
Using a sugar coat glass rim is a great way of adding style to your desserts. Sugaring the rim of a glass looks great and is really easy to do.
Making seasoned flour is one of the easiest cookery skills in the kitchen but adds great taste to many dishes. It only takes a few seconds to prepare.
Fatless sponge mix
This shows how to make a fatless sponge mix. Here, we are making enough to fill a small Swiss roll tin, but make as much as you need for your recipe.