Cookbooks give home chefs access to a wealth of knowledge that we wouldn’t normally have. They can teach us how to master a new skill, help us explore a new cuisine or just help us understand what goes into a composed dish.
I have used cookbooks to take my cooking skills to the next level. They have guided me through recipes that I would never have tried without all the tips and tricks offered in the cookbooks. I wouldn’t have made all the improvements to my cooking without cookbooks as they have truly taught me how to cook. The five most important things cookbooks teach you are below.
1. How to Read a Recipe
2. Basic Kitchen Skills
3. How to Season Our Food
4. How to Incorporate New Ingredients into Our Cooking
5. How to Plate Our Food
Cookbooks offer home chefs so many ways to improve their cooking and to have more confidence in the kitchen. Yes, we can watch cooking shows but to me cookbooks allow a home chef to move at your own pace when learning something new.
Even in the last year I have learned new ways to cook things just by using my cookbooks. I hope you are able to learn new things from your cookbooks and expand your abilities. What’s one thing you have learned from cookbooks?