Peel and dice potatoes
There are many great tasting potato recipes to cook. This shows how to wash and peel a potato.
Mirepoix of vegetables
A mirepoix is simply a mixture of quite large diced vegetables such as onions, leeks and carrots. A vegetable mirepoix is quick and easy to make.
A macedoine of vegetables is very much the same as mirepoix, but the vegetables are cut into a much smaller and neater dice shape.
This cooking skill shows you how to dice parsnip. Parsnip is closely related to the carrot and can be used in a wide range of recipes.
This cooking skill for diced onion shows how to dice an onion to the size you require. The onion is possibly the most used vegetable in cooking.
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.
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.
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.
This cooking skill is all about how to dice swede. Swede is not used in everyday recipes and dishes but is great if you want to try something different.