Tips & Techniques

category-tips-tricksIn cooking there is a multitude of cooking methods and practices utilized by cooks in all the different culinary traditions of the world. Some of the techniques are fairly standardized like the various methods of cutting meats, fruits, and vegetables. Other techniques are more complex and have a lot more nuance to them. Here you will find a collection of tips and techniques that we have gathered in our years of cooking. This resource can be useful for beginners and experienced cooks alike.

Going Through Various Chef Careers to Reach the Top

For some people, cooking is natural as breathing. They were born to cook, so they are naturally drawn to pursuing a   culinary  career. Who can blame them? After all, the art of cooking can be magical. You gather fresh ingredients, mix all these together and you end up with a treat for the palate. This is why the food prices in fine dining restaurants are often quite steep. The food that is served in these ...

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How To Cook Pasta Al Dente

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Pasta Cooked Al Dente

This is How To Cook Pasta Al Dente. Almost everybody that has cooked pasta before has heard of the term “al dente”. You read it in the instructions for cooking pasta, you hear waiters and cooks talk about it; but what does it really mean? The term al dente describes a certain amount of doneness acheived when cooking any pasta. Generally speaking it means that the pasta has been cooked until it is nearly done, ...

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California School of Culinary Arts

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Founded in 1994, the California School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) has been considered as one of the best places to go for learning about culinary arts. The school has been training culinary professionals from its main campus located in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, Pasadena, which is but located just north of Los Angeles. The California School of Culinary Arts has partnered with the internationally acclaimed culinary institution Le Cordon ...

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How to Improve Your Cooking Skills

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For over 30 years, I’ve had a passion for cooking and have always been hungry to sharpen my skills. If you like to cook and would like to learn more, here are a few ways to improve your cooking chops. Do some research and see if there is a cooking school in your area. In larger cities, there are numerous schools that are usually associated with cooking supply stores. The classes can range from knife ...

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Chinese Cooking – The New Way To Cook Food And Bring Variety To Life!

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These days, with several ways of cooking Chinese food being on hand, food aficionados have discerned a fresh cooking stage in the field of   culinary  arts. These new procedures provide cooks and chefs just the right combination of hues, flavours, essence and food texture of the cooking culture of China. Generally, there is no change is the essential ingredients but the cooking technique makes all the difference in preparing the dishes. Every food dish can ...

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Tips For Improving Your Tuna Recipes

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Tuna is one of the tastiest and most nutritious of all meats that you can eat. However, tuna is notorious for being extremely soft and because of that the end result can be meat that either loses its taste or is too soft to enjoy. Also, many people who are new to cooking tuna will complain that the meat tastes burnt or not properly marinated. It is also important to keep in mind the fact ...

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Cake Decorating Books – Three Best Methods

When looking at various cake decorating books I discovered that there are many options available ranging from very detailed technical books to ones that included simple how to instructions. These books ranged from the level of culinary textbooks on sugar crafting to ones that were no more than coffee table books full of beautiful pictures of cakes. When researching the various books describing cake decoration and outlining the various techniques to decorate a cake, I ...

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Cooking Roast Beef – Seven Useful Tips to Create a Culinary Masterpiece!

Although it appears to be otherwise, there really are simple and effective techniques to prepare beef effectively. These techniques will lead to an adequately tasty finished product, but if your aim is a perfectly prepared roast beef dinner, the roasting technique of cooking should be your preference. Let’s face it, you will find few things in life that compare to the very first bite of a properly prepared cut of roast beef. Although not the ...

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Most Successful Vocational Careers

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Many of us have the wrong idea about vocational careers programs’ thinking that it provides people with low-level jobs and do not offer much scope; this is a wrong statement as around the world there are hundreds of technical schools and colleges offering thousands of career opportunities for people in various fields. Vocational education which is also known as technical training only applies towards trades such as culinary arts, mechanical technicians, HVAC services, electronics etc ...

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How to Use Fresh Herbs – Try These Tips

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Tiny as they are, herbs are enjoyable and easy to grow. Using them in your cooking allows you the possibility to change the flavors in your dishes in different ways. The freshest of them are great in soups, stews, vegetables, pasta, salads and breads. Different kinds of herbs create different tastes in foods. If you are new to using herbs, work on them slowly, adding just a little at a time will help you adjust ...

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