Learning How to Bake If there’s one thing all foodies love, it’s baking. From chocolate cake to lemon tarts, creating sweet pastries can be incredibly enjoyable. However, making pastries isn’t very easy and it can take some time going from a beginner to an expert. Chocolate mousse, strawberry tarts, or even mille-feuille can be considered […]
26 Feb 2020∙6 minutes reading time
Learn to Cook Better Than You Thought You Could! You may never have thought that cooking holds much importance, but it is interesting to know that UNESCO classified French cuisine as a ‘world intangible heritage”. It’s amazing to think that a few courses of food can be deemed as important as the Roman Colosseum! Many […]
27 Jan 2020∙7 minutes reading time
What You Need to Know About Food Science Technology Have you ever wandered down a supermarket aisle, wondering why there are ‘best by’ dates stamped on virtually every food product in the store and how those dates are established? What about when you see a label – on a tin, bag or ready-to-eat product that […]
9 Dec 2019∙7 minutes reading time
Dishes for Budding Chefs “Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.” - David Chang Are you sick of pasta and searching for recipes? Even if you’re not a great chef, you can start making tasty meals. According to a survey by Quitoque, 78% of women and […]
30 Oct 2019∙6 minutes reading time
Cooking Classes: Easy Gourmet Recipes “Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.” - Guy Fieri Many people enjoy cooking but your enjoyment can quickly become an ordeal when […]
30 Oct 2019∙7 minutes reading time
How to Eat Gluten-Free: Knowing What Foods to Eat and What Foods to Avoid "A gluten-free diet still allows you access to almost every fruit and vegetable, a variety of grains and legumes, your pick of dairy products, fresh meats and fish and a whole slew of special gluten-free delights to satisfy your pretzel-bagel-muffin-doughnut craving." […]
30 Sep 2019∙12 minutes reading time
Everything You Need to Know About South American Cuisine Do you know what language is spoken in Paraguay? Or perhaps what a Churrasco is? While you may have thought you knew many cultural distinctions of the South American continent, this guide will walk you through everything you need to know about South America and their […]
9 Jul 2019∙7 minutes reading time
The Ultimate Food Guide for the Middle East From Lebanese specialties to Turkish coffee, it can be difficult to distinguish the similarities and differences within the vast array of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern treats. Understanding food culture in the Middle East can be made especially hard to navigate because of the very term Middle East […]
4 Jun 2019∙7 minutes reading time
Easy Baking Guide For Non-Bakers Baking for beginners can be a challenge because there are so many secrets that you don’t know. Secrets learnt by bakers with experience and time in front of the oven. But there is a way that you can fast track your success by reading about the secret tips of the […]
30 May 2019∙9 minutes reading time
Everything You Need To Know About Mexican Cuisine The last couple of years have marked a revival of enthusiasm for Mexican food in the UK. Mexican cuisine first arrived in Great Britain under the influence of the US new found love for Mexican dishes or more specifically Tex-Mex food, in the 1970's. In 2015, the […]
25 Sep 2018∙7 minutes reading time
How Much Does it Cost to Learn How to Cook? “Cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.” - Julia Child Have you thought about opening a cookbook and making your own dishes rather than eating ready meals, instant soups, and leftovers? A lot of people enjoy […]
1 Aug 2018∙7 minutes reading time
Cooking Tips for Beginners “Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.” - Julia Child Cooking is synonymous with sharing, well-being, and happiness. According to a study carried out by the University of Otago in New Zealand, participants felt happier, more complete, relaxed, and energetic the day after a creative activity […]
18 Jul 2018∙7 minutes reading time
Mastering the Art of French Cooking You have to admit it, France really has mastered its cuisine. In terms of flavours, whether it's wine, dessert, starters, mains, everything tastes great. From beef to the Burgundy snail, from conventional to original, the French gastronomy is famously rich and to begin to understand the complexities of French […]
7 May 2018∙6 minutes reading time
The Benefits of Home Cooking "One must eat to live, and not live to eat". Cicero (-106 BC ; -43BC), a Roman politician known for his Catilinarian Orations, couldn't have better summed up the use of cooking in his diatribes and rhetorics. Today we'd say it's a great punchline. In 2014, the total food budget for […]
11 Apr 2018∙6 minutes reading time
How to Learn to Cook Cooking classes are becoming increasingly popular. This can be explained, in part, by the popularity of TV shows like “MasterChef” and “The Great British Bake Off”. If you want to learn the recipes of Michelin Star chefs, use new ingredients, or learn about foreign cuisine, private cooking tutorials are a […]
30 Mar 2018∙7 minutes reading time
Everything You Need to Know About the Food in Italy Italian food is some of the most popular in the world. It’s nutritious, simple, and cheap. However, Italian food is much more than just plates of pasta and takeaway pizzas. You should be aware of all the Italian recipes that have helped make Italian food so […]
20 Mar 2018∙6 minutes reading time
Everything You Need to Know about Asian Food Whether for the Chinese New Year or just for a meal with friends, why not make some Asian cuisine? In this article, we’re going to have a look at a few different Asian recipes. Whether chicken noodle soup, Pad thai, egg fried rice, dumplings, stir fried beef […]
19 Mar 2018∙8 minutes reading time
The Different Ways You Can Learn How To Cook Becoming A Self-Taught Sensation Whether you have always been passionate about cooking, or your culinary abilities are a bit lacking, you can refine and build on your home cooking skills in one of two ways. Firstly, you can experiment and learn as you go. Don’t get […]
9 Mar 2018∙12 minutes reading time
Top British-Born Celebrity Chefs If you took the time to consider who are the most influential and acclaimed celebrities and TV chefs in your life, who would top your list? Jamie Oliver, Heston Blumenthal, Gordon Ramsay, Mary Berry perhaps? Can you spot the link staring at you in the face? Yes, they are all British […]
8 Mar 2018∙13 minutes reading time
Vegetarian Cooking: Things You Need To Know What Is It To Be A Vegetarian? Vegetarian, or ‘veggie’, is a term that has made it into our dictionary over the course of the years, but do you truly understand what being a vegetarian is, the reasons people choose to become ‘veggies’ and how and when vegetarianism […]
6 Mar 2018∙13 minutes reading time
All You Need To Know About Adopting A Vegan Diet Plan What's All This Talk About Vegan Foods? Are you a vegan or about to become one and looking for some reasons to solidify why you have chosen this philosophy? Are you looking to find tasty vegan recipes, including some eaten or even created by […]
5 Mar 2018∙13 minutes reading time
Learning to Cook is All the Rage
The culinary arts have never been this popular. Thanks to shows like MasterChef and The Great British Bake Off, more and more people are honing their skills in the kitchen.
Cooking skills can be developed at any age and more and more people are choosing to get back in the kitchen with private cooking tutorials and spice up their daily meals with gourmet recipes.
Do you dream of becoming a famous chef like Reuben Riffel or Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen?
Would you like to become an expert baker?
Or maybe just make a quick family meal that’s both healthy and tasty?
Cooking Classes for Everyone
Whether you opt for a cooking tutorial in a group or a cooking class on your own, there are plenty of different ways for you to learn how to cook. You can learn how to peel, mince, fry, roast, stew, and make lots of amazing dishes.
But don’t forget the basics!
With classes available for adults, families, friends, or children, you’ll find plenty of ways to learn how to cook in a friendly environment.
Whether you want to learn the basics of cooking, improve your skills, make more elaborate dishes, find inspiration and discover new flavours, etc., you can achieve your goals with private cooking tutorials.
Why Should You Learn to Cook?
There are several advantages to learning to cook.
You can gain new experiences, learn new skills, gain self-confidence, and have fun! Cooking is good for morale and your taste buds.
You can also learn how to cook to become a world-famous chef!
Or simply, learn how to eat a balanced diet, save money, and impress your friends with your cooking. When you work with a professional chef or cooking tutor in a workshop or at your home, you’ll discover new flavours and learn to cook with fresh produce. You’ll even learn how to cook a complete meal.
Cooking Classes with the Right Cooking Tutor
To get started with cooking, you need the right support from a talented cooking teacher. Of course, you can still learn a lot about cooking by teaching yourself with cookbooks, websites, and online videos, but if you really want to make quick progress and get some useful tips and tricks, you should get in touch with a private cooking tutor.
Whether in a small group, on your own, parents with their kids, or adults on their own, you’ll find a huge variety of cooking tutors willing to put together a cooking workshop for you.
Learn About New Culinary Specialities
You can also get in touch with a cooking tutor based on their culinary specialities such as Cape Malay cooking, French cuisine, Asian cooking, Italian food, cooking for vegetarians, Japanese food, molecular cuisine, and many other types of cooking from around the world. You can also enjoy a oenology class with a sommelier or a baking class with a patisserie chef.
The best moment is at the end of the class when you get to taste and share your creations.