How To Hand-Pull Noodles

How To Hand-Pull Noodles Master More Chinese Recipes & Kitchen Basics with My Online Chinese Cooking Class Ever stood outside a Chinese noodle shop and watched the noodle maker winding the dough around his wrists like yarn then banging the strands onto the bench to stretch them? I have and, while I’ve wondered how to […]

How To Slice Fish For Sushi & Sashimi

How To Slice Fish For Sushi & Sashimi Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Sushi and sashimi are two of Japan’s most popular seafood dishes. But what’s the difference between sushi and sashimi? Sashimi is raw fish without rice, whereas sushi always contains rice. In Japan a […]

How To Clean Squid (Calamari)

How To Clean Squid Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Squid, and their cephalopod cousins – calamari, octopus and cuttlefish – are relatively inexpensive and good value as there’s very little waste. They’re also very easy to clean and prepare, so it’s worthwhile buying whole fresh Australian […]

How To Remove Pin-Bones From Fish

How To Remove Pin-Bones From Fish Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Fish fillets are versatile, tasty and easy to cook. They’re a lot more enjoyable to eat if you take a few minutes to remove any pin-bones before cooking them. Pin-bones are the fine, flexible bones […]

How To Cook Crispy Skinned Fish Perfectly

How To Cook Crispy Skinned Fish Perfectly Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Crispy skinned fish fillets are delicious and look great too. Even if you don’t like eating fish skin, it’s worth cooking fillets with the skin on as it helps protect the delicate flesh from […]

How To Clean A Crab

How To Clean A Crab Master Deliciously Simple Singapore Chilli Crab Live Crabs It is neither humane nor good cooking practice to put an animal that hasn’t first been killed humanely into boiling water as the stress will make the meat tough. As most amateur cooks don’t have the skills to kill an animal humanely, […]

How To Segment Citrus

How To Segment Citrus Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Segmenting citrus gives dishes a professional finish and is easy once you know how. The same method is used for oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit and almost any other citrus fruit. Citrus segments can be used in desserts, […]

How To Grill Prawns

How To Grill Prawns Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes I always grill prawns in their shells without turning them onto the flesh side. The shell protects the delicate meat from overcooking and keeps them deliciously juicy and tender. I find it easiest to remove the heads […]

How To Truss Poultry

How To Truss A Chicken Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Trussing a chicken, or any poultry, means tying it securely with twine so the wings and legs stay close to the body. This makes the bird more compact so it cooks evenly and the wings and […]

How To Make Bouquet Garni

How To Make Bouquet Garni Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Bouquet garni (literally ‘garnished bunch’) is a French term that often appears in English recipes. It refers to a small bunch of fresh herbs tied together and used to add flavour and aroma to stocks, sauces […]

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