Tips & Techniques – How to slice a capsicum

  Ever sliced a capsicum to see that there seems to be more membrane (the white pith lining the inside of the capsicum) than you care to like? I’ll show you the way I was taught at cooking school, we got the most out of the capsicum this way and the strips will look ‘pretty’ […]

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Easy, full flavoured vegetable stock

  I’ve never tasted vegetable stock like this before! Usually, my chicken stock has vegetables in it so I don’t worry about making a vegetable stock. From now on, my chicken and veggie stocks will be made individually due to the amount of flavour that’s imparted from separate cooking. There’s nothing like tasting every single vegetable that […]

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The best ever chicken stock!

  I’ve made chicken stock from scratch many times before, as I’m sure we all have. I was even taught stocks, sauces and soups at school but this has to be the very best chicken stock I’ve ever made – it’s absolutely, wonderfully amazing! And super tasty.

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Tips & Techniques – How to Julienne a carrot

  As you know by now, I don’t really make a lot of desserts. For some reason I don’t have a big sweet tooth, unless it’s already made for me! So I thought I’d share with you how I julienne carrots, in preparation for your big Christmas lunch or dinner. 10 minutes is all it […]

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