If you’re fairly proud of your cooking skills and are interested in learning advanced cooking tips which will help you create more complex dishes, simply continue reading to discover a few advanced cooking tips that you’ll find invaluable.
Learn how to effectively use salt in your dishes
Did you know that there is a science to using salt in your cooking? Instead of throwing a pinch of salt into your cooking at any point, learn about the right time to add salt when you’re sauteing, simmering, or stewing. As salt actually has a different taste depending on the point at which it is added to your ingredients and the method which you’re using to prepare your ingredients.
Experiment with cooking with venison and turkey instead of beef and chicken
If you want to create higher-quality meals, it’s a wise idea to start cooking with venison, which is higher quality meat than beef. Alternatively, if you prefer white meat, it’s a great idea to start cooking with lean turkey breast instead of chicken.
Dry pat your proteins before you sear them
If you’re curious about how you seal in the moisture of your proteins such as chicken, turkey and tofu, dry pat your proteins with a simple paper towel before you cook them. So that your proteins will have a delectable crispy skin.
Use a small amount of mayonnaise to prevent your fish from sticking to your grilling pan
One advanced cooking tip which will help you prevent your fish from sticking to your grilling pan or skillet is to spread a small amount of mayonnaise on your grilling pan. Before you place your fish on your pan. You’ll be amazed that after cooking your fish, it won’t stick to your pan. Also use a bit of mayonnaise to coat the top of your fish, so that it will achieve a light brown coating.
When it comes to baking remember that your oven should be hotter the smaller your item is
You may be surprised to learn that the smaller the item that you’re trying to bake, the hotter your oven should be.
Fry your chicken twice is you want it to be extra crispy
To create delicious homemade fried chicken remember to fry your chicken twice. After you’ve fried your chicken once, let it sit for 10 minutes before frying it a second time, to ensure that your chicken is extra crispy.
Use different kitchen tools in order to create a wider array of dishes
Instead of relying on your trusty frying pan and grill to cook the majority of your dishes, it’s well worth testing out different kitchen tools to create a wider array of dishes. As an example, you’ll find that your stir-fry based dishes will taste a lot better if you cook them in a wok instead of a traditional frying pan.
Learn how to make sauces from scratch
Real chefs learn how to make sauces such as hollandaise and bearnaise sauce from scratch.
So if you want to take your cooking skills to the next level, it’s well worth testing out some of the advanced cooking tips which are listed above. Especially if you’d love to be able to prepare a wide variety of complex dishes. Extra tip: make friends with your local butcher. They’ll always look after you