Blast from the past…
Masterchef Australia 2013 contestant —- Rishi Desai, dishes out his expert tips for amateur chefs to Kasmin Fernandes :
SEASON AT THE START : Correct seasoning is as much about adding salt at the start (so you can adjust the proportions often) as it is about how mush you season dishes. If you happen to over-season, try to bulk up the dish with a neutral ingredient (like barley), balance the salt with a of dash of vinegar, or neutralise it by adding some butter.
MANAGE MULTIPLE CUISINES : Whether you plan to work in a professional kitchen or appear on a reality cookery show on TV, both involve high pressure environments. To prepare, time yourself wile cooking at home. Manage multiple dishes and processes single-handedly, and get feedback for the final dishes from friends who’ll not mince words.
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