Pappardelle holds a special place in my heart. This Tuscan pasta stems from the word 'pappare' literally meaning 'to gobble up' - how could you not love it?
Crispy skinned salmon is served simply with a pan sauce. The emulsified butter sauce with a kick of lemon, wine and herbs compliment the rich salmon perfectly.
Cauliflower Gratin may sound boring, but it tastes so good. Comfort food at its best. Just try it and you will never go back.
A teaspoon of salt here, a pinch or gram there. There must be an easier way? This simple exercise will add consistency to your seasoning and cooking.
If you are going to fry or sauté don't leave the best bits behind. Turn your dirty pan into a delicious dish by making a quick and easy pan sauce.
If you want to be a better home cook, one of the best things you can do is make your own stock. If you don't do it already, then it's time to change your ways.
Test your oven temperature - even if you don't have a thermometer.
If you are serious about your cooking and don't have a microplane grater, you really are missing out.