Forget what you have seen on TV! There is no substitute for acquiring basic kitchen skills. From knife handling to sauces, to the all important plating of the finished dish, a sound grasp of the basics will enable you to elevate all your dishes to a higher level.

I can teach you the following:

Knife Skills

  • Sharpening of knives
  • Brunoise (small dice)
  • Julienne (thin strips)
  • Jointing whole birds
  • Boning, tying of larger joints of meat
  • Fish filleting

Basic Sauces and Soups

  • Home made Pasta
  • Basic Sushi
  • Canapes
  • Home made Pastry
  • Plating
  • Basic Desserts and Sweets