Posted 22nd June 2012 by Vanessa Green
Like most of you, I love to cook (and, of course, to eat). And nothing gets me quite as excited as making a brand new dish for the very first time at home.
But despite my passion for food, I am not (hold onto your hat!) a professional chef, and more often than not, I get slightly overwhelmed at the thought of making something unknown in the kitchen without any guidance.
But thanks to the marvels of modern technology, you don’t need to sign up for cooking lessons to learn essential culinary skills.
Whether you want to whip up a Hollandaise sauce or learn how to portion a chicken, we’ve got a huge library of how-to videos that can help you with almost any cooking dilemma.
It’s amazing to know that with a couple of clicks and a few minutes of your time, you can learn a brand new cooking trick or tip without leaving the comfort of your home.
And if you’re looking to sharpen a well-honed cooking skill, why not learn how to make the perfect version of your favourite dishes, like roast potatoes or a tasty vinaigrette?
Nothing will boost your confidence in the kitchen quite like a simple and straightforward how-to video that tells you exactly how to prepare your favourite foods.
Right, we’re off to make our first Mushroom Risotto – wish us luck!
What dishes have you mastered recently? Share your experiences below.