List of recipes using "Howto": 19 recipes (without meat)

[How to divide a preparation evenly]
How to divide a preparation evenly
It often happens in cooking: one makes a cream for 6 people in a saucepan, then the recipe says "divide the cream evenly between the glasses", which usually gets done by eye with varying degrees of success. To divide out the preparation more precisely, here's a simple tip just using weighing scales.
9,8465/5 for 13 ratings 16 min.
[How to freeze plums]
How to freeze plums
When fruit is in season, there's sometimes a glut - far more than we can use at once. Freezing is a good solution, but plums and other stone fruit should not be frozen whole; the fruit will be unappetizing when thawed. Here's a simple method for successful freezing.
457 12 hours 40 min.
[How to fry eggs well]
How to fry eggs well
You've probably heard the expression: "S/he can't even cook an egg," suggesting that the person referred is a hopeless cook. In reality, frying eggs well isn't as easy as it might appear. The two most frequent errors: the white develops a brown crust around the outside which is unpleasant in the...
41,6274.6/5 for 14 ratings 20 min.
[How to grill salmon well]
How to grill salmon well
This is not as simple as it might at first appear. A properly grilled piece of salmon should be crisp on the outside and moist on the inside. This soft interior is achieved by very strict timing (cooking fish just right is a sign of a true chef), as undercooked it is unpleasant, and overcooked the...
15,7044.3/5 for 15 ratings 22 min.
[How to make a good pastry tart case ]
How to make a good pastry tart case
Lining a tin or mould with pastry to make a tart or pie seems simple enough: you roll out the pastry, put it in the tin and trim off any overhanging bits. It may not be rocket science, but if you want a tart with a perfect pastry case, it really helps to take care over a few details, which I will...
470 42 min.
[How to make ravioli]
How to make ravioli
In theory, making ravioli is fairly simple: just roll out wide bands of thin fresh pasta dough and encase small pieces of pre-prepared filling between two sheets of pasta. In practice, it's a bit trickier than that and having the right equipment is important. This recipe shows you how to make...
7,2875/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 17 min.
[How to peel tomatoes using a flame]
How to peel tomatoes using a flame
The classic and most usual way to peel tomatoes is by plunging them first into boiling water, then into cold. But there is another method, "flame peeling", which is quicker than boiling water as it bursts the tomato skins open very rapidly. Here is how to do it.
380 11 min.
[How to poach peaches]
How to poach peaches
To poach peaches, we begin rather like for tomatoes. To peel them, we boil them for a few seconds, then plunge them into cold water.Once the skin has been removed, they are poached gently in a light syrup.
55,0823/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 49 min.
[How to prepare a lettuce]
How to prepare a lettuce
It is much more economical to buy a whole lettuce than separate leaves in a plastic packet. And it's so simple to prepare - you can see how here.
15,3214.9/5 for 20 ratings 28 min.
[How to prepare an onion or shallot]
How to prepare an onion or shallot

14,2775/5 for 1 ratings
[How to prepare asparagus]
How to prepare asparagus
Preparing asparagus spears properly involves washing and peeling, then cooking them just right. Here is a simple way to do this.
9,6234.9/5 for 19 ratings 33 min.
[How to prepare broccoli]
How to prepare broccoli
Broccoli are vegetable cousins to cauliflowers. Here's how to prepare them for using in a recipe.
58,2253/5 for 2 ratings 35 min.
[How to prepare carrots]
How to prepare carrots
Here's how to prepare carrots, from the simplest way (peeled then rinsed) to a more sophisticated version where only the very best ofthe vegetable is kept.
30,7794.6/5 for 14 ratings 14 min.
[How to prepare cauliflower]
How to prepare cauliflower
This is how to start with a whole califlower and finish with only the best of the vegetable.
26,6844.1/5 for 16 ratings 33 min.
[How to prepare courgettes]
How to prepare courgettes
Preparing courgettes is fairly simple. You just need to remember 3 things: 1) the bigger they are, the less good they will be, 2) they never need to be peeled, and 3) the central part with the seeds is pretty tasteless.
17,996 13.8/5 for 17 ratings 29 min.
[How to prepare cucumber]
How to prepare cucumber
Or how to start with a whole cucumber and finish with small crunchy dice, ready to be added to a salad.
29,8224.5/5 for 11 ratings 39 min.
[How to prepare endives ]
How to prepare endives
A very classic recipe, but which can easily fail due to two main errors: too much water in bottom of dish because endives give off a lot, and endives that are too bitter so that children hate it. Here is a method which avoids these two problems.
29,6293.7/5 for 18 ratings 26 min.
[How to prepare purple artichokes]
How to prepare purple artichokes
The small purple artichokes, which are more tender than the larger green ones, are almost entirely edible. But they need to be prepared in a particular way. Here is how to do this fairly easily.
43,294 14/5 for 1 ratings 19 min.
[How to prepare romanesco]
How to prepare romanesco
Here is how to take a whole romanesco and end up with small pieces ready to use in a recipe.
21,795 25/5 for 1 ratings 28 min.

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