How to Cook Well

Raymond Blanc believes becoming a good cook is all about mastering the basic techniques. Each episode he takes a cooking technique and shows how it can be used.

Raymond Blanc OBE is a French chef. He is one of Britain’s most respected chefs.

Raymond Blanc

How to Cook Well : Baking

This edition looks at baking – cooking in the dry heat of the oven. Raymond Blanc starts with scallops baked in their own shells and then makes a salt-baked leg of lamb.     He ends with two desserts. The first is a restaurant masterpiece – a pistachio souffle with a bitter cocoa sorbet inside – and is followed by a

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How to Cook Well : Poaching

This episode is all about poaching – cooking in a hot liquid without boiling. Raymond loves it as a technique. It conserves and enhances flavours of delicate ingredients while keeping them in perfect shape. He starts his master class with a simple poached egg and tomato fondue, big tip, don’t use an old egg!     He shows how to

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