How To Cook...

Bake, Braise, Fold, Fry, Boil, Broil, Make, Mix, Open, Poach, Roast, Sauté, Store, Stir, Sweat, Whisk & More!

Learn To Master Many Techniques Used In Recipes

How To Cook With & Master The Art Of Seasoning


The art of seasoning dishes is not to be under-estimated, as a well seasoned dish can transform an OK meal into a fine dinner.

It is important to know how much is too little and heaven forbid too much!

Get some great tips!

How To Make The Best Soufflés With These Tips

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These souffle recipe tips are for those who think that making a soufflé is difficult and to help you overcome your fears of making one of these perfect French dishes.

How To Make Great Crepes Using 6 Top Tips


Make perfect crepes every time with these six top tips.

Implementing these hints for great crepes will also apply to making tremendous pancakes too.

How To Boil An Egg For The Perfect Egg Each Time


Seriously you might be thinking, instruction for boiling eggs!

It is not always easy to get this right if you love a soft boiled egg with just the yolk runny.

It's a quick read and perhaps you might pick up a little tid bit you did not know before to help make those eggs perfect every time!

How To Carve A Turkey


Carving turkey or any other poultry can be a lot easier with a few tips to help you succeed.

Learn what the pros know!

How To Roast A Turkey

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A delicious roast turkey recipe for Christmas or any time of the year when you want to enjoy this beautiful poultry!

This is a French classic method with chestnut stuffing.

Easy to do with step by step instructions.

How To Cook Artichokes Tastefully

How To Cook Artichokes

How to cook artichokes and enjoy this beautiful vegetable in your cooking.

All with step by step instructions.

How To Cook Asparagus & Keep The Colour


When you know how to cook asparagus you have a vegetable that is not only tasty but very versatile.

It is delicious eaten just as it is on its own either hot or cold.

How To Cook Chestnuts 3 Ways

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Would you like to know how to cook chestnuts?

Here are three easy methods for you to enjoy these traditional fruits with step by step instructions.

How To Cook Salmon Well With Variety


Mouthwatering salmon recipes to tempt your taste buds and give you a tasty, healthy option!

All with step by step instructions for you to make at home.

Choosing The Right Cooking Oil?

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Which cooking oil should you use when cooking?

Do you know why this is important to know the answer to this question?

Go to Choosing The Right Cooking Oil?

And discover the reason.

French Cooking Terms ~ A Glossary


French cooking terms is a French food glossary to assist new and seasoned foodies to enjoy French food more by giving understanding of some common wording.

French Food Vocabulary Help


This French food vocabulary will help you to go shopping when buying food or eating out in a restaurant.

Print it and keep it with you when you go on holiday.

How To Store & Use Herbs For Lasting Freshness

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French herbs are used in most French cooking and French cooks would never be without herbs in their kitchen.

How To Open A Bottle Of Wine Without A Mess

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Opening wine: You are dining out, you’ve ordered a great bottle of wine.

So, how does the sommelier go about extracting the cork from the bottle?

How To Enjoy Raclette With Friends


Raclette, is the perfect dinner party dish. Why?

Because you leave your guests to do all the cooking! ;-)

How To Make Stock ~ 6 Different Types


Learn how to make your own stock recipes for delicious home-made soups, sauces and casseroles.

So simple and yet adds so much flavor to your dishes!

How To Make Spaghetti Sauce Tantalizingly

Tickle your Italian tastebuds with Spaghetti Bolognese!

Genuine ragù alla bolognese is a slowly cooked sauce and its preparation involves several techniques including sweating, sautéing, braising and smells amazing!

How To Convert Oven Temperatures

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This useful temperature conversion chart will help when a recipe gives the oven temperature in one form to convert it to another such as Fahrenheit to Celsius to gas mark.

How To Cook French Chef Quality Pastries

Bake A Pastry Case


Get the right answers to your questions about how to bake a pastry case.

How do you bake a pastry case so that the end product is not soggy?

How to bake a pastry shell "blind" to create the desired shape?

With such an exquisite food item to make, it is necessary to get help!

Make A Pastry Shell Foolproof


A pastry shell recipe for French pastries and all your fruit tarts.

Step by step instructions and photos.

But first you must decide which type of pastry to make depending on the type of tart or pie you want.

Learn how to decide which pastry you will need to make and how.

Make Paté Brisée The Short Crust Pie

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This paté brisée recipe is one of the basic French recipes for what most of us call the short crust pastry.

It is also one of the most popular French pastries for making savory tarts and quiches.

Paté Brisée Sucrée Splendidly


This Paté brisée sucrée recipe will create the most delicious French pastries for you as it is a much richer short crust pastry than the paté brisée, so making it the lightest of pastries for your sweet tarts.

Here is an easy recipe!

Puff Pastry Perfection

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A puff pastry recipe that is easy to make at home and gives you the lightest puff pastry ever!

A delicious puff pastry for your savory and sweet dishes.

Choux Pastry Faultlessness


Paté à choux, or choux pastry, is the simple preparation for making those wonderful puff shells or profiteroles which we have all come to love.

They really are the ultimate tea time treat!

Hope this list of how to cook, bake, braise, fry, boil, broil, make, mix, open, poach, roast, saute, store, stir, sweat, whisk, and more, was useful in your French cuisine cooking journey!

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