Simple slides and videos all in one place showing you  HOW TO…….

These will get you started with your home cooking.  Cooking for two has never been so easy.

Dice an Onion
Onion, Knife and Chopping Board
Dice an Onion without Tears
Cutting off the top
Cut off the top
Cutting off the root
Cut off the bottom (root)
Peeling the brown skin off
Peel away the outer brown skin
Cut onion in half
Cut the onion down the centre (top to bottom)
Slicing onion
Slice across each half starting in the middle
Onion sliced
Continue slicing on each side
Cutting onion across the slices
Cut across the first slices to create the dice
Dice an Onion ready for cooking
That's how to dice an onion

Chop a Melon
Melon1
Cut two slices down the length of the melon
Melon2
Take the slice and scrape away the seeds
Melon3
Slide the knife between the skin and flesh
Melon4
Cut down across the slice to make blocks
Melon5
Serve in skin or remove blocks of fruit to serve

Chop a Pineapple
Whole Pineapple being cut through middle
Cut in half from top to bottom
Pineapple2
Cut the halves down the middle
Pineapple3
Cut off the top and bottom
Pineapple4
Slice off the skin and eyes
Pineapple5
Cut off the hard central core
Pineapple6
Cut piece in half lengthwise
Pineapple7
Cut across to make cubes

Slice an Avocado
Cut Avocado around length
Cut Avocado lengthways around centre
Separate the two halves of the Avocado
Separate the two halves of the Avocado
Remove the stone using a spoon
Remove the stone using a spoon
Slice along the inside of the flesh
Slice multiple times along the length
Remove the slices with a spoon around the inside of the skin
Remove the slices with a spoon around the inside of the skin
Slices of Avocado - fanned
Slices of Avocado

Dice an Avocado
Slice an Avocado to Step 4
Start by Slicing an Avocado to Step 4
Slice across the first cuts to make the dice
Slice across the first cuts to make the dice
Using a spoon scoop out the chopped flesh from the skin
Using a spoon scoop out the chopped flesh
Perfectly diced Avocado
Perfectly diced avocado with no mess

Slice a Pineapple
Cut the top and bottom from the pineapple
Cut the top and bottom from the pineapple
Slice down the outside to remove the hard skin and eyes
Slice down the outside to remove the hard skin and eyes
Continue around removing skin and eyes
Continue around removing skin and eyes
Slice along the pineapple at desired thickness
Slice along the pineapple at desired thickness
Cut around the core in the centre
Cut around the core in the centre
Push out the core from the centre
Push out the core from the centre
Slices of Pineapple without the centre core
Slices of Pineapple without the centre core

Top and Tail Beans
Start with a handful of beans
Start with a handful of beans
Line the beans up at one end
Line the beans up at one end
Cut off the stalk bits of the handful of beans
Cut off the stem bits
Line up the beans at the uncut end
Turn the beans around and line up the other end
Cut off the stem bit at this end
Cut off the stem bit at this end
Cut the beans down the middle for short pieces
Cut the beans down the middle for short pieces
Cut the beans into dices
Cut the beans into smaller pieces

Cut Corn from Corn Cob
Peel away the outer leaves and silky threads
Peel off the outer husk and silks
Run knife down length of one side
Slide knife down length of one side cutting off corn
Continue round the cob cutting corn off the length
Continue round the cob cutting corn off the length

Peel and Dice Mango
Slide knife down side along the end of the stone
Slide knife down side along edge of the stone
Cut off second mango cheek sliding knife down along stone
Repeat to cut off mango cheek on other side
Cut off each of the ends around the stone
Cut off each of the ends around the stone
Slice lines through the mango flesh to create slices
Slice lines through the mango flesh to create slices
Slice across the fist lines to create squares
Slice across the first lines to create squares
Fold the cheek out and cut off the cubes
Fold the cheek out and cut off the cubes
Mango Hedgehog and Cubes
Mango now ready to eat - hedgehog or cubes

Separate an Egg
Crack the egg shell on the side of bowl
Crack the egg on the side of bowl or benchtop
Separate two halves of shell using fingers
Use fingers to separate the two halves of shell
keep the yolk (yellow) in one half and let the white run out
Keep the yolk (yellow) in one half and let the white run out
Tip the white out into the bowl - keeping yolk in egg
Shake and tilt the shell to get all the white into the bowl
White in one bowl and yolk in another
Put yolk into separate bowl from egg white


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