posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 11:32 PM
Ok a few tips
To boil an egg, bring water to boil, once boiled stir vigorously so that you get a nice vortex going. Place egg on a spoon and drop into the middle of
the spinning water. You will get perfectly centered yolks then
Cooking pasta. Place pot on stove with a small amount of water in it. Whilst that is heating up fill up the kettle and bring to boil, once the kettle
is boiled pour in the water and you should have a bubbling pot of water in a couple of minutes instead of 10 minutes. Once the water is boiling add a
pinch of salt and a teaspoon of oil to it, this will stop the pasta sticking.
If you're making spaghetti hold the spaghetti by the end ands slowly offer it into the pot letting it soften. This method will give you full
To cook a good steak, first get a good cut of meat, my favourites are sirloin and porterhouse.
get a small sealable container and drizzle a good quality olive oil into it, crack some black pepper in and some sea salt.
Place the steak on the oil mix then repeat for the top then rub it in a bit.
Seal up the container for an hour at room temperature.
Once you're ready, get a hot pan or grill ready and place the steak straight onto it, cooking time will depend on how rare you like it, 5 mins each
side will give you a medium rare (depends on thickness)
final tip with steak, turn only once and do not stick a fork or knife in it to see if it's done, it will make it tough.
[edit on 16-3-2009 by Chadwickus]