A-Z of cooking skills

A-Z of basic cooking skills

There are many basic cookery skills you can learn to apply in the kitchen and make a wide range of tasty meals and snacks. Below is information on a wide range of cookery skills, many of which include simple step-by-step videos to guide you through. Simply click on the letter that describes the cookery skill you are looking for (eg. click on D for ‘Dicing’).

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N
O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

A

Almonds

Buttered asparagus with pancetta rashers

Buttered asparagus with pancetta rashers

Apples

Apricots

Asparagus

Avocado

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B

Bain marie

Broad beans with bacon

Broad beans with bacon

Beetroot

Beans

Blanching

Bouquet garni

Sprouting broccoli with white sauce

Sprouting broccoli with white sauce

Bread

Broccoli

Bun glaze

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C

Cabbage

Baton carrots with orange zest

Baton carrots with orange zest

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celeriac

Celery

Cauliflower mornay

Cauliflower mornay

Chantilly cream

Cheese

Chocolate

Chicken

Chillis

Cous cous salad

Cous cous salad

Courgettes

Cous cous

Creme anglais

Croutons

Cucumber

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D

Deglaze

Dicing

Roasted parsnips with honey

Roasted parsnips with honey

Dumpling mix

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E

Eggs

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F

Fatless sponge mix

Fresh fruit salad

Fresh fruit salad

Flour

Frosting a glass

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G

Garlic

Ginger

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H

Herbs (chopping)

Mint

Mint

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J

Julienne (creating)

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K

Kitchen knives

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L

Leeks

Lemons

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M

Macedoine

Macedoine of vegetables

Macedoine of vegetables

Melon

Meringue mix

Mirepoix

Mushrooms

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O

Onions

Deep-fried onion rings

Deep-fried onion rings

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P

Pane

Paper piping bags

Parmesan cheese

Parsnips

Pasta

Spaghetti with tomato sauce

Spaghetti with tomato sauce

Pears

Pepper

Peppers

Pork medallions

Potatoes

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R

Raspberry coulis

April 25th

April 25th

Roux

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S

Slicing

Swede

Sweet chilli mayonnaise

SushiSmoked salmon sushi style

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T

Tomatoes

Tortilla crisps

Turkey

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V

Vanilla sugar

Vanilla shortbread biscuits

Vanilla shortbread biscuits

Vegetables

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W

Water chestnuts

Water icing

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Y

Yorkshire Puddings

Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole

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