A bain marie is a hot water bath and is ideal to keep foods such as sauces hot without being on a direct heat. A bain marie is simple to set up and is used in many recipes.
Marinading adds great taste to pasta and will give you more time to concentrate on the sauce and other ingredients. Just add the marinated pasta for the final few minutes to heat through before serving.
Mains recipes – cooking tips
Main courses come in all shapes and sizes to suit different tastes and appetites. Here, are some great tips for cooking main courses.
Peel and dice potatoes
There are many great tasting potato recipes to cook. This shows how to wash and peel a potato.
Slice water chestnuts
This shows you how to slice water chestnuts. Water chestnuts are great in many dishes, including many chinese recipes.