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How to cook Spanish Tapas: cookery lesson by award-winning chef

So, something about chopping, why chefs never cut themselves, well, hardly ever… you don’t want to be going like that. What is the origin of the word tapas? It comes from when you had a drink in the summer and there were lots of flies around in the heat and you put a little piece…

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Cookery lesson: How to preserve lemons

So these are preserved lemons that I made last year and you make them by packing them into a jar very tightly with salt and spices and lemon juice. And what you get is a very floppy malliable piece of lemon and you don’t eat the pulp you take that off and this is the…

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How to dice, slice and chop onions: cooking lesson

Basic skills. How to dice and slice an onion. The way you hold your knife, be confident with it and hold it nearer the blade, if you hold it near the end, you don’t have control. So the action is almost like a sawing action so the tip of your knife doesn’t really leave the…

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Thanksgiving Day Dinner Recipes : Cutting Bread for Vegetarian Stuffing

Hi, my name is Lori with Figs Catering in Austin, TX on behalf of Expert Village. Today we’re going to show you how to make an entire Thanksgiving meal. The first step in making your stuffing is to cut up all of your bread and because we’re making a sour dough bread stuffing we got…

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Catering & Preparing an Italian Meal : Keeping Bread Fresh For Italian Meals

I have a time saving tip when it comes to catering or planning a party at your own home. When you are planning your menu and are making a list of your ingredients to go shopping and you know you are going to have to pick up bread as one of the items, and you…

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