Batch cooking to save money

Cooking Techniques

As we all try to save money wherever we can, one way to reduce our energy bills is to look at the way we cook our meals and whether we are using our ovens to their optimum efficiency. By batch cooking, which is making enough of a dish so that it provides meals for a …

Switching from Small Scale to Large Scale Food Production

Cooking Techniques

Catering requires the production of food on a much larger scale than usual. It may include catering for parties, weddings, functions and other events where lots of people are present. When upping the amount of food you are going to be cooking, there are certain ways you will need to approach the transition. Make sure …

Ideas for a Successful Dinner Party

Cooking Techniques

A successful dinner party relies on some delicious dishes in order to keep your guests happy. They also need to be entertained and need to have a selection of drinks available to them, making it less than simple to strike the perfect balance when throwing your dinner party. Here are some tips to follow: Prepare …

Catering for Vegans – Some Simple Ideas 

Cooking Techniques

Catering for vegans has never been easier. With a wide range of meat and dairy alternatives available and a push towards fresh, organic food, there are lots of ingredients on offer that are suitable for a vegan diet. Here are some of the things to think about when catering for vegans: • Make vegan options …

Learning to Cook – how to Improve your Skills

Cooking Techniques

Cooking is an art. It is more than simply making food to eat – it can be enjoyable in so many ways, from choosing the right presentation to finding that one special ingredient that will completely change a dish. Improving your cooking skills is very easy and you will have lots of delicious food to …