Onions are the most versatile vegetable when it comes to cooking, being the number 1 base ingredient for so many savoury dishes from sauces to soups, curries to casseroles. So how come so many of us still don't know how to chop an onion the correct way?
From stirring food in the pan to backing off the salt, the experts have provided their top tips for improving your culinary skills with very little effort. We love the top tip to put a damp napkin or towel underneath your cutting board to keep it stable!
With the lovely hot weather we've had this week no doubt we're all thinking about barbecuing over the Bank Holiday weekend, so here's 13 barbecue hacks to make your BBQ the best! Although we think they should add one more, which is to make sure you're using the best, self-sharpening knives to make chopping and slicing easier!