Cooking isn't magic and it shouldn't be difficult either. But if you feel comfortable in the kitchen, every step of the process will be far more enjoyable. So if you're new to cooking, or if you're someone who wants to quickly and easily upgrade your abilities without spending a fortune or going to cooking school, spend a little time with this cooking tips and tricks.
Ingredients, cooking tips and tricks, techniques - these are really the fundamentals of cooking. Here I tackle these building blocks one at a time, in sections that include basic terminology, lots of illustrations, and some guidance about what's really important and what's not.
Everyone likes what we now call "small plates" so much that they commonly become whole meals. Really, lot of recipes in this blog can be served as starters, as snacks, or as part of an array of dishes. Pasta, of course, is always served before the main course in Italy; salads are wonderful starters and one of the truly American traditions when served that way; and soups are eaten before other foods more often than not.
Cooking Techniques and Methods
Cooking techniques and methods by categories, tips and tricks..
List of spices - know all about spices - use spices and herbs in cooking, marinades and seasonings.
Quantities, metric cup conversion, liquids, mass (Weight) and cup conversions for metric & imperial.