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HOW TO COOK How to prepare an artichoke

Artichokes can be fiddly to prepare: here are two curated videos that show how to prepare larger globe artichokes so they are ready to boil or steam until tender and another video that demonstrates the easy way to prepare the more tender baby artichokes.

VIDEOS How to break down a cow

See the craft of the butcher in action! Jason Yang, butcher at Fleishers Craft Butchery, breaks down half a cow into all the cuts you would see at your local butcher shop.

HOW TO COOK Dry cure fish recipe

Dry-curing fish in salt and sugar for 10-20 minutes before cooking draws out moisture from the fish, concentrating its flavours. It’s a handy trick that chefs use and it also helps to give it a vibrant colour.

APPETISERS

Three Michelin-starred chef Pedro Subijana, creates two dishes from Akelaŕe in San Sebastián, Spain. The first is a twist on the classic steak tartare, which is then placed in liquid nitrogen and blended, the second, is a selection of raw squid, tomatoes and vegetables that are cooked at the table under hot salt.

BAKING

Financiers are delicate little cakes using egg whites to give them a light texture. Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson, Senior Coordinator of the Pastry Arts at The International Culinary Centre in New York, takes you step-by-step in making and baking financiers.