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Mistakes – Oil 2

Speaking of oil: you need to use it generously to brown things in a pan. The purpose of oil/fat is not to prevent sticking. Proper cooking prevents sticking. Oil is for conduction of heat between the flat pan bottom and the irregular surface of the food. If you don’t have a conductive medium filling all …

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Chilli oil

This is something that I’ve been doing quite a lot recently for finishing dishes. You can use it over roast vegetables, or if you want over fish, meat, or even soups. I take some olive oil and fry some dry chilli in it, just before the dish is about to be served. I heat a …

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