Whether you have...
...learning how to cook removes one obstacle from these stressful situations. But what if you don't have any experience of cooking?
Reaching for the takeaway menu may be quicker but is also likely to end up being more expensive. And a whole lot less healthy!
Taking the time to learn some basic kitchen know-how will be an investment in yourself and give you satisfaction in more ways than one.
Add in comfort food and seasonal treats to help grow your culinary skills.
On this site you will learn how to cook basic ingredients, such as
Then how to combine them into a satisfying meal, whether that is an everyday supper or a lavish special occasion dinner.
I will help you build up a well stocked pantry or store cupboard, so that all the essential ingredients are to hand, enabling you to create a quick meal at any time of day or night.
Then we will cover meal planning to ensure you serve nutritious, tasty food that will encourage the whole family to tuck in and enjoy.
This site will also help you build a knowledge base for all things food! For example, check out the page of essential cooking charts, which include...
Most of my recipes will serve two people, but you can double up if you have a family to feed.
Have you found that many recipe books assume you understand the "jargon"? Full explanations of how to perform basic tasks are given in each recipe.
Cooking in bulk can save you time. So I will give instructions for packaging and storing any left over food in the freezer, and how to reheat it later.
Kitchen tools, equipment and gadgets can prove expensive. I will talk you through the must haves, nice to haves and the can-do-withouts.
After all, if money is tight you don't want to waste it on gadgets that are used once and then pushed to the back of the cupboard never to be seen again! Trust me, all cooks have them.
So why are you waiting? Let's learn to cook!