Bell Pepper Prep

I hate food waste, I try to use every last scrap of food. However, even I can't find a use for pepper stalks other than the compost bin. But working in hospitality for years, I saw how much of the lovely pepper flesh is wasted by chopping out the stalk. I've seen people chop the … Continue reading Bell Pepper Prep

How to Prep Cauliflower Like a Pro

I've worked in a few cafe's and restaurants over the years and picked up a lot of tips and tricks from the other staff members and the chefs I worked with. People in the catering industry do things quite differently to how we home cooks have been taught, as for them, time really is money. … Continue reading How to Prep Cauliflower Like a Pro

How To – Hamper Wrapping

Last week I showed you how to plan a hamper and how to keep the costs down, this week I'm going to show you how to put together and wrap your hampers! First of all, the box: I find a box with flaps to be the easiest to use, you can attach the wrapping paper … Continue reading How To – Hamper Wrapping

Pumpkin Prep

Pumpkins can be difficult to prepare for cooking. They're tough and bulky and the thought of reaching inside and grabbing at the seeds and pulp can turn your stomach. So over the years I have developed my own way of preparing them that is quick, easy, and uses as much of the vegetable as possible, … Continue reading Pumpkin Prep