How can I learn to cook?

Cooking Guide For Beginners

I always cook to music; it’s really important that what I’m cooking is evoked in the mood of the music. ~ Maggie Beer ~ Whether you love cooking or cook because you have to eat, at some stage most of us have to spend some time in the kitchen. Food is often said to be […]

16 August 20216 minutes reading time

Do you want to impress with some great latte art?

A Beginner’s Guide to Latte Art

Calling all coffee lovers! Is there anything better than a creamy coffee to wake you up in the morning? Yes, coffee shop beverages are a bit on the pricey side but there's something about that hot drink that makes it all worth the money isn't there - the way it's served, the coffee beans, the […]

5 November 20206 minutes reading time

How can you learn to bake?

Getting Started with Baking

If there’s one thing all foodies love, it’s baking. From chocolate cake to lemon tarts, creating sweet pastries can be incredibly enjoyable. However, making pastries isn’t very easy and it can take some time going from a beginner to an expert. Chocolate mousse, strawberry tarts, or even mille-feuille can be considered basic recipes for some […]

26 February 20206 minutes reading time

Food technologists are in charge of food quality and nutrition

Food Science Technology

Have you ever wandered down a supermarket aisle, wondering why there are ‘best by’ dates stamped on virtually every food product in the store and how those dates are established? What about when you see a label – on a tin, bag or ready-to-eat product that proclaims it to have a new recipe? Do you […]

9 December 20197 minutes reading time

Learn How to Cook with Cooking Classes

Our cooking instructors and home economics tutors are here to help you achieve your culinary dreams. Whether you’re a total beginner, in search of recipes or a pro chef looking to grow your repertoire, you’ll find a wide variety of culinary workshops and cooking advice here.

Superprof is the go-to place for budding cooks and culinary Kings & Queens. Thousands of food lovers and enthusiasts trust us across the country. Check out their profiles if you want to learn to cook and find a cooking teacher.

How can you learn to cook?

Recipes for Beginners

“Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.” - David Chang Are you sick of pasta and searching for recipes? Even if you’re not a great chef, you can start making tasty meals. According to a survey by Quitoque, 78% of women and 89% of men would […]

30 October 20196 minutes reading time

How can you learn to cook?

Recipe Ideas for Budding Chefs

“Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.” - Guy Fieri Many people enjoy cooking but your enjoyment can quickly become an ordeal when you start learning how to […]

30 October 20197 minutes reading time

Why do people avoid gluten?

The Gluten Free Guide

"A gluten-free diet still allows you access to almost every fruit and vegetable, a variety of grains and legumes, your pick of dairy products, fresh meats and fish and a whole slew of special gluten-free delights to satisfy your pretzel-bagel-muffin-doughnut craving." -Daphne Oz When people hear the words "gluten-free diet" they die a little bit […]

30 September 201912 minutes reading time

agriculture of south american food

South American Food

Do you know what language is spoken in Paraguay? Or perhaps what a Churrasco is? While you may have thought you knew many cultural distinctions of the South American continent, this guide will walk you through everything you need to know about South America and their famous recipes. When you think about the Americas and […]

10 July 20197 minutes reading time

Middle Eastern foods

Middle Eastern Food Specialties

From Lebanese specialties to Turkish coffee, it can be difficult to distinguish the similarities and differences within the vast array of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern treats. Understanding food culture in the Middle East can be made especially hard to navigate because of the very term Middle East itself. While countries on the Arabic peninsula are […]

5 June 20197 minutes reading time

Baking is a stress relieving process

A-Z Of Baking For Beginners

Baking for beginners can be a challenge because there are so many secrets that you don’t know. Secrets learnt by bakers with experience and time in front of the oven. But there is a way that you can fast track your success by reading about the secret tips of the trade in our baking guide. […]

30 May 20199 minutes reading time

the right flavours and ingredients

A Beginner’s Guide to the Basics of Indian Cuisine

"Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseperable from those from the get-go." -Anthony Bourdain Food connects us to our own culture and makes us feel drawn to others. It brings friends, families and even foes together. […]

17 October 20189 minutes reading time

The Mexican flag.

A Guide To Mexican Food

The last couple of years have marked a revival of enthusiasm for Mexican food in the UK. Mexican cuisine first arrived in Great Britain under the influence of the US new found love for Mexican dishes or more specifically Tex-Mex food, in the 1970's. In 2015, the number of Mexican restaurants throughout the UK grew […]

26 September 20187 minutes reading time

How much do cooking lessons cost?

Start Cooking on a Budget

“Cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.” - Julia Child Have you thought about opening a cookbook and making your own dishes rather than eating ready meals, instant soups, and leftovers? A lot of people enjoy cooking. What about you? Learning to cook can be quite […]

1 August 20187 minutes reading time

How do you learn how to cook?

Cooking Guide for Beginners

“Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.” - Julia Child Cooking is synonymous with sharing, well-being, and happiness. According to a study carried out by the University of Otago in New Zealand, participants felt happier, more complete, relaxed, and energetic the day after a creative activity such as cooking. Just […]

18 July 20187 minutes reading time

Cooking in the middle ages

The Art of Cooking French Food

You have to admit it, France really has mastered its cuisine. In terms of flavours, whether it's wine, dessert, starters, mains, everything tastes great. From beef to the Burgundy snail, from conventional to original, the French gastronomy is famously rich and to begin to understand the complexities of French cuisine you must first learn about […]

8 May 20186 minutes reading time

What are the benefits of learning to cook

What Are the Benefits of Cooking?

"One must eat to live, and not live to eat". Cicero (-106 BC ; -43BC), a Roman politician known for his Catilinarian Orations, couldn't have better summed up the use of cooking in his diatribes and rhetorics. Today we'd say it's a great punchline. In 2014, the total food budget for UK households was 111 billion […]

11 April 20186 minutes reading time

How can you learn how to cook?

All About Cooking Classes

Cooking classes are becoming increasingly popular. This can be explained, in part, by the popularity of TV shows like “MasterChef” and “The Great British Bake Off”. If you want to learn the recipes of Michelin Star chefs, use new ingredients, or learn about foreign cuisine, private cooking tutorials are a great idea. Superprof’s here to […]

31 March 20187 minutes reading time

Which are the best websites for learning to cook?

Cooking for Beginners: Some Tips to Get Started

If you think that cooking isn’t important, you should know that French cuisine was declared “world intangible heritage” by UNESCO. The drinks before the meal, the cheese course, and the four or five courses that follow have been classified as important as the Colosseum in Rome. What about you? Thanks to famous TV shows like […]

27 March 20187 minutes reading time

How can you learn to cook Italian food?

Italian Food at a Glance

Italian food is some of the most popular in the world. It’s nutritious, simple, and cheap. However, Italian food is much more than just plates of pasta and takeaway pizzas. You should be aware of all the Italian recipes that have helped make Italian food so popular and learn more about the products and ingredients used […]

22 March 20186 minutes reading time

How do you make gyozas?

A Guide to Asian Cooking

Whether for the Chinese New Year or just for a meal with friends, why not make some Asian cuisine? In this article, we’re going to have a look at a few different Asian recipes. Whether chicken noodle soup, Pad thai, egg fried rice, dumplings, stir fried beef and onion, or sweet and sour pork, you’ll […]

22 March 20188 minutes reading time

TV chefs are chefs who demonstrate their cooking on TV shows.

Top UK Celebrity TV Chefs

If you took the time to consider who are the most influential and acclaimed celebrities and TV chefs in your life, who would top your list? Jamie Oliver, Heston Blumenthal, Gordon Ramsay, Mary Berry perhaps? Can you spot the link staring at you in the face? Yes, they are all British born and bred chefs! […]

22 March 201813 minutes reading time

With so many varieties of fruit and vegetables, you can create a wide range of flavours.

All About Vegetarian Cooking and Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetarian, or ‘veggie’, is a term that has made it into our dictionary over the course of the years, but do you truly understand what being a vegetarian is, the reasons people choose to become ‘veggies’ and how and when vegetarianism came about? Are you interested to know which celebrities are vegetarians, how ‘veggies’ interact […]

22 March 201813 minutes reading time

The best way to learn about cooking is to learn from others.

Learn How To Cook With Cooking Classes

Becoming A Self-Taught Sensation Whether you have always been passionate about cooking, or your culinary abilities are a bit lacking, you can refine and build on your home cooking skills in one of two ways. Firstly, you can experiment and learn as you go. Don’t get me wrong, this will be one tough learning experience […]

22 March 201812 minutes reading time

Vegans eat lots of fruit and vegetables as part of their nutritious diet.

Vegan Recipes: How to Eat Vegan?

Are you a vegan or about to become one and looking for some reasons to solidify why you have chosen this philosophy? Are you looking to find tasty vegan recipes, including some eaten or even created by celebrities? Are you keen to discover more about the health benefits of consuming vegan foods and reasons to […]

22 March 201813 minutes reading time