Tips to help you become a better cook
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Tips to help you become a better cook

Does your cooking sometimes leave much to be desired? Here’s what you should be doing …


When it comes to cooking, we all wish we could be the best. 

There’s nothing more embarrassing than your partner praising the woman next door or your mother in-law’s cooking and not your own. Or worse, when your children tell you about the delicious food their friends have in their homes and how

they wish they could have the same in their home.

If you are looking for ways to improve your cooking, look no further. We have compiled a list of tips that can help you long. We’ve also found some great tips from world-renowned chefs to help make the kitchen so much easier to navigate.

Watch cooking shows

The more you watch people cook, the more you can learn. There are lots of cooking channels on TV and there are also recipes available online or in magazines. For quick recipe tips, visit YouTube. There are plenty of videos showing you tips and tricks to easy and effortless cooking.

Cook often

Practice makes perfect. The more you cook, the better you will become.

Don’t be shy to ask for recipes

If you visit a friend and they make a nice dish, don’t be shy to ask for their recipe. You never know, they might just be happy to give it to you.

Don’t be afraid

Never be too hard on yourself and don’t beat yourself up if you mess up when trying out new recipes. If you make a mistake, just try again. You might do better the second time around. Also, don’t be afraid to try something new. Cook something that scares you every week, and soon that hectic choux pastry recipe won’t seem too difficult.

Sign up for a cooking course

Search for cooking courses online or look attend a culinary school your area.

In the below video, Chef Gordon Ramsay shares tips that will make you cook like a chef.

Chef Todd Mohr shares more tips that will make you a great cook.

South African celebrity chef Siba Mtongana shares the secret behind her delicious meals. 

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