For that authentic, steakhouse taste, nothing beats cooking steak on a cast iron griddle. Make sure your griddle is nice and hot, season the steak properly and allow it to come up to room temperature. This video shows a neat trick for checking how well cooked your steak is; from rare, to ruined.
Here’s a quick, easy and safe way to dice an onion without risking the ends of your fingers. Dicing an onion is a great way to add flavour to all sorts of dishes without changing their texture. Perfect for spaghetti bolognese, curries, chilli and even soups. It’s a handy kitchen skill that makes you look … Continue reading How to Dice an Onion [VIDEO]
Here’s a quick & simple way to get the seeds out of a chilli, without getting any of the spiciness on your hands. Simply slice off the tip of the chilli (either end works fine). Then, holding the chilli with the hole facing down, roll it between your hands for 20 seconds or so. You should … Continue reading How to De-Seed a Chilli [VIDEO]
Why Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives? Having invested in good quality kitchen knives, it’s vital that you keep them sharp. Using a sharp knife is safer, faster and more enjoyable than a blunt one. Most accidents involving kitchen knives are caused when the user applies too much pressure because the blade is blunt. Try to sharpen … Continue reading How to Sharpen Kitchen Knives [VIDEO]