The Best Cooking Tutorials from the World’s Greatest Chefs

20 December 2016

If there’s one thing the digital age has taught us, it’s that you can learn almost everything online. Not sure what that noise is that your car is making? Google it. Then once you know what the problem is, what’s the solution? Visit YouTube and find a tutorial explaining exactly how you fix or replace it. As a result of this, we now have guitar maestros who learnt everything they know via video lessons, people who’ve mastered whole new languages online, and a generation of fitness fanatics who gym with their eyes glued to their phone because that’s where their programme is. It’s incredible to think that almost any skill imaginable is within reach, no matter how bad you might think you are….and that includes cooking!

Just by applying a bit of tech savvy, you could be making delicious, simple recipes for dinner each night, even if you’re normally the kind of person who can’t even boil water without burning it. Of course, you’re only as good as your teacher – so the trick is in making sure you choose the best tutorials!

Tips on how to get the best flavour

You know the feeling. You’ve spent ages making your stew and you ladle it up into your bowl and take your first mouthful…only to be disappointed. It’s bland, tough and lacking that beautiful flavour and depth that you always hope for. There are a few tricks you can use to make sure your sishebo recipes are flavourful and tasty every single time.

In this tutorial, Chef Mokgadi dishes the dirt on how to get a wonderfully aromatic and flavourful sishebo. What are the secrets? Well, you’ll have to watch to find out, but let’s just say that with the right combination of vegetables, spices and herbs, you can guarantee that your sishebo will be a hit with everyone from the kids to the grandparents.

But it isn’t just about using the right spices, it’s about using them correctly. Adding them at the right time, cooking them properly and not using too much or too little of each. Here’s Chef Sifiso talking about one particularly important step when using your Rajah. After all, it tastes amazing, so you want to get the most out of it! He also gives a few tips on how to make sure your vegetables don’t end up either mushy or raw!

Nutrition tips

The best quick dinner recipes don’t just taste amazing, they give you a dose of vegetables, vitamins and minerals. Luckily, sishebo is a really easy way to make dinner both delicious and healthy. Aside from just adding lots of vegetables, what else can you do to up the nutritional content of your favourite sishebo recipe?

First off, you might want to take these tips from Chef Sifiso to heart. He explains exactly how to boil your vegetables to get the most nutritional benefit out of them. On top of that, hi method helps you save time and money too! Psst…he also recommends that you leave on the skin and stalk of your vegetables because they often hold a lot of nutritional content. That means even less chopping time! Bonus!

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