Posts tagged with ‘stew’

Everything I Know About Cooking, I Learnt From Making Stew (addendum)

Just another thought that occurred to me while I was cooking this the other day: Food isn’t fashion. I’m always annoyed by the way they present food products in the style section of the Sunday paper: a stylish-looking package of olive oil/chocolate/wine floating in white space to tempt shoppers as though it was a new […]

Everything I Know About Cooking, I Learnt From Making Stew (part two)

TheĀ first part was very broad-brush stuff: here I get (slightly) more specific. Learning to cook is a lifelong project. Learning to cook is a cumulative process. Some bits of it are widely applicable, but there are also many small pieces of specific knowledge. They aren’t generally complicated or difficult, but there are a lot of […]

Everything I Know About Cooking, I Learnt From Making Stew*

These are some general thoughts about cooking; things I wish someone had told me when I first started. If you’re wondering about my credentials to be handing out that kind of adviceā€¦ well, I don’t have any. I’m just a keen home cook. So take it with a pinch of salt. Cooking is easy. This […]